Criterion VII – Institutional Values and Best Practices


Key Indicator – 7.1 Institutional Values and Social Responsibilities

7.1.1Measures initiated by the institution for the promotion of gender equity during the year:

7.1.2The Institution has facilities for alternate sources of energy and energy conservation
1. Solar energy
2. Biogas plant
3. Wheeling to the Grid
4. Sensor-based energy conservation
5. Use of LED bulbs/ power-efficient equipment


7.1.3Describe the facilities in the institution for the management of the following types of degradable and non-degradable waste (within a maximum of 200 words):

7.1.4Water conservation facilities available in the institution:
1. Rainwater harvesting
2. Borewell /Open well recharge
3. Construction of tanks and bunds
4. Waste water recycling
5. Maintenance of water bodies and distribution system in the campus


7.1.5Green campus initiatives include The institutional initiatives for greening the campus are as follows:
1. Restricted entry of automobiles
2. Use of bicycles/ Battery-powered vehicles
3. Pedestrian-friendly pathways
4. Ban on use of plastic
5. Landscaping


7.1.6Quality audits on environment and energy undertaken by the institution: The inst itution’s init iat ives to preserve and improve the environment and harness energy are confirmed through the following:
1.Green audit
2. Energy audit
3.Environment audit
4.Clean and green campus recognitions/awards
5. Beyond the campus environmental promotional activities


7.1.7The Institution has a Divyangjan-friendly and barrier-free environment:
1. Ramps/lifts for easy access to classrooms and centres
2. Divyangjan -friendly washrooms
3. Signage including tactile path lights, display boards and signposts
4. Assistive technology and facilities for persons with Divyangjan accessible website, screen-reading software, mechanized equipment, etc.
5. Provision for enquiry and information: Human assistance, reader, scribe, soft copies of reading materials, screen reading, etc.


7.1.8Describe the Institutional efforts/initiatives in providing an inclusive environment i.e. tolerance and harmony towards cultural, regional, linguistic, communal, socioeconomic and other diversities (within a maximum of 200 words).

7.1.9Sensitization of students and employees of the institution to constitutional obligations:
values, rights, duties and responsibilities of citizens:

7.1.10The institution has a prescribed code of conduct for students, teachers, administrators and other staff and conducts periodic sensitization programmes in this regard:
1. The Code of Conduct is displayed on the website
2. There is a committee to monitor adherence to the Code of Conduct
3. Institution organizes professional ethics programmes for students, teachers, administrators and other staff
4. Annual awareness programmes on the Code of Conduct are organized


7.1.11Institution celebrates / organizes national and international commemorative days, events and festivals: