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In document University of Hyderabad (Page 168-173)

Students Amenities and Activities

II. Complaints

During the period from 5-2-2013 to 3-4-2014, there were 10 complaints involving students, 7 complaints involving faculty, 4 complaints involving staff and 2 complaints involving outsiders. All complaints have been resolved and recommendations have been sent to the Vice-Chancellor.

5.2.5 Central Disciplinary and Grievance Committee

In addition to the Grievance Committees at the School/Dept/Centre, a specific Board has been constituted by Vice- Chancellor, the Proctoral Board. Prof. R.C.Pradhan, Chief Proctor along with Proctors viz. Dr. Phanindra Goyari, Prof.

G. Lalitha Guruprasad, Prof. P.K.Suresh and Prof. Alok Pandey.

The Proctoral Board deals with grievances and discipline relating to students as per “Rules of Discipline and Proper Conduct of Students” laid down in Statutes of University.

The Proctorial Board rules are also placed on the University Website (www.uohyd.ac.in) for awareness of students at large. Similar copies of rules are also circulated to all Deans, Heads, Centres in order to bring to the notice of the students.

5.2.6 Anti Ragging Committee

The Committee has been constituted in accordance with the guidelines of the Supreme Court. Dean, Students’

Welfare is the Chairman and other members include Chief Warden, Deputy Chief Warden, Coordinator NSS, Security Officer, Women Representative, Warden Ladies Hostel and Representative from Students’ Union.

5.2.7 Cultural Activities

There is a Cultural Coordinator to coordinate and oversee the Cultural Activities pertaining to students. The University has conducted Cultural Activities in collaboration with SPICMACAY.

Dr. Rajiv Velicheti, Reader in Theatre Arts, is the Cultural Coordinator. Besides, a number of cultural and literary activities, Annual Students’ Festival are conducted.

5.2.8 Sports & Games

Our University has a multipurpose playground on the Campus for games such as Cricket, Football, Volleyball, Ball Badminton, Tennis, Basketball and athletic events. Modern facilities for physical conditioning are available at the New Indoor Gymnasium along with facilities for Table Tennis, Shuttle Badminton, Chess and Caroms. Both intramural and extramural competitions are planned in such a way that students are able to participate regularly in games and sports activities throughout the year. The students organized Foot Ball Tournament and Naris Night Cup Programs.

Our University is a member of the Inter University Sports Board of India and its teams participate in Zonal and All India Inter University Tournaments regularly. Dr.K.V.Rajasekhar is the Assistant Director of Physical Education.

New Synthetic Tennis court sports facility added to the existing facility from this year onwards.

An additional sports facility at South Campus with two new Synthetic Volley ball and a Basketball synthetic courts with flood lights is coming up this year. Additional fitness centre and indoor games facility will be added this year.

During the last academic year, this office organized the following programs for the benefit of the university community.

Airtel Half Marathon: Conducted jointly by Airtel and Hyderabad runners & UOH on 9th March, 2014. Our students (Mr.Mallesham, Vinod Kumar, Naresh Chary, Prashanth) won 2nd place in Full Marathon relay and won Rs.9000/- cash prize.

UoH women shuttle badminton team (Lima Tola, Sanjana, Devyani) entered Pre Quarters finals in the Inter University

UOH student P. Saketh of MBA has represented Andhra Pradesh in Chess at All India Inter state championship held at Goa.

Organized coaching camps in Shuttle Badminton, Cricket, Football, Basket Ball, athletics and Cross Country running for the University teams.

5.2.9 Yoga

There is a Yoga Center in our university with a regular well qualified Yoga Instructors, Mr. Mallikarjun Reddy, M.Sc.,(Yoga) and Miss.Sarita Kumari, Diploma in Yoga. Regular yoga classes are conducted for free of cost and they are open for the university community.

5.2.10 Students Alumni

Dr. G Nagaraju, Department of Sociology was looking after the work of students Alumni.

5.2.11 Foreign Students

We have of the students drawn from various countries like Djibouti, Finland, Germany, Iran, Nepal, Sudan and Yemen. Prof. Chakravarthy Bhagvati is the Director, International Affairs and the Advisor for International Students.

5.2.12 Placement of Students

A report on the Placement Activities at University of Hyderabad

The placement activities at the University of Hyderabad are coordinated through the Placement Cell which is advised by the Placement Guidance and Advisory Bureau (PGAB). The PGAB constitutes faculty placement coordinators of the various Schools/Departments who in coordination with the PGAB look after the placement for all the students in the University. The Placement coordinators are assisted by the student placement coordinators of the respective departments.

The Placement Guidance and Advisory Bureau publicized information about employment opportunities and makes information available to the students. Placement talks were arranged and facilities were provided for Campus interviews.

Almost all students of Computer Sciences (MCA and M.Tech.) students have been picked up by TCS, J P Morgan Chase, Cavium Networks, One Convergence, HSBC, DELL, Teradata, Jocata, Teqnium, RGUKT, Intergraph, Vasudhaika, MAQ Sowtware, Cipher Cloud, Hitachi, Keste, Magnaquest, National Payment Corporation and to name a few at salaries ranging from 2.40 – 7.50 lakhs per annum. The highest offer was made to an M.Tech student was Rs.7.50 lakh per annum.

Mean while many students of MBA have been placed this year. MBA students with the highest package being offered at Rs. 5.09 lakhs by Colgate Palmolive. Many students were picked up by companies like TCS, Idea Cellular, Neu lands Lab, TIME, Coign Edu & IT, 3i Infotech, IDBI Federal, Cognizant, Global Data and few more.

Students from the Economics department of UoH have been picked up by companies /Institutions like the HSBC, Cognizent, Sri Chaitanya Group Educational Institutions etc. at an average salary package of Rs.4.50 lakhs per annum. Chemistry students also from UoH have been placed at Sri Chaitanya Group Educational Institutions etc. at an average salary of Rs. 3.50 lakhs per annum.

Finally, few students from Physics, Department of English, IM.Sc Optometry, M.Sc Animal Bio-technology, MA Anthropology, MA History, MA Sociology, MA Political Sciences, B.Sc Nursing Sciences, I.M.Sc Mathematics and I.M.Sc Statistics have also been placed at RGUKT, Mu Sigma, Franklin Templeton, Vision Express, Sri Chaitanya Group Educational Institutions etc. with an average package of Rs. 3.75 lakhs p.a.

5.2.13 Other Activities:

Every year, Orientation Programme for Freshers is organized by the DSW, wherein the Vice Chancellor and all other concerned officials address the students about facilities/ amenities provided in the University.

5.2.14 National Service Scheme Cell (NSS)

Progress Report for the Period of April 2013 to March 2014 S. No. Activity Date Detail description 1 Voice 4 Girls Programme May 27th to

June 12th 2013

Voice 4 Girls is an NGO working for the adolescent girls in Andhra Pradesh Residential Schools. In collaboration with Voice 4 Girls, the NSS represented 37 NSS women volunteers to train the adolescent girls on health issues in some of the Ashram Schools in the state. It was organised for the period of 3 weeks held at 3 Zones across Andhra Pradesh - Rudravaram, Krishna District;

Kurnool & Gowlidoddi, Hyderabad.

2 NSS volunteers

registration camp during admission process

July to Aug, 2013

Two separate counters were opened to register the newly joined students near the administrative building. The response from the students was overwhelming. The NSS volunteers also assisted the newly joined students in the admission process. Nearly 410 students have registered themselves as NSS volunteers with the NSS counter.

3 Blood Donation Camp in collaboration with Lions Club.

14th Aug, 2013

The blood donation camp held in collaboration with the Lion’s Club, Sebari Unit and Health Centre. The total number of donors donated their blood were 94 in which 81 male and 13 female.

All of the donors were given an appreciation certificate from the Lion’s Club including blood donor’s card of their blood profile.

4 Airtel Hyderabad Marathon

25th Aug, 2013

Total 37 NSS volunteers participated as volunteers in Airtel Hyderabad Marathon in association with Hyderabad Runners’


5 NSS Foundation Day Lecture

24th Sep, 2013

The eminent speaker and personality development motivator Mr. Yandamuri Veerendranath delivered a lecture on “Personality Development and Motivation”. The programme was held in Sir C V Raman auditorium and nearly 360 students participated and motivated by the speaker. Honorable Pro Vice Chancellor, Prof. E.

Haribabu, Chaired the session.

6 XV University Convocation

1st Oct, 2013

The NSS volunteers actively participated in the university convocation held at Brahma Kumaris’ Peace Auditorium. Around 40 volunteers had participated in the event. Volunteers have rendered all responsibilities with discipline and attitude to make that event successful. All staff of the university administrative block were appreciated the NSS activities.

7 Special Village Camp 9th – 15th December, 2013

Total 52 NSS volunteers had participated in the village camp held in Tellapur village during 9-15 Dec, 2013. During the camp the volunteers participated sensitizing the community on different government schemes. 65 plants were planted in the village with the support from the community. The Honorable Vice Chancellor, Pro Vice Chancellor, Director, CIS were participated in the final day of the camp. The following programmes were undertaken during the camp.

Plantation programme.

Cleanliness drive in the village.

Special classes to the primary and upper primary school children.

Environmental awareness.

Co-curricular activities.

Adult education programme.

8 NCRI Orientation Programme

4th Jan, 2014

The NSS in collaboration with National Council of Rural Institutes (NCRI) has organised a one day workshop for the NSS volunteers on the theme “Motivation of Youth for Igniting Rural Reconstruction” held on 4th January, 2014 in Dr. B. R. Ambedkar

9 NAAC Team Visit 8th – 11th Jan, 2014

The NSS has taken an active initiative during the NAAC Team visit to the University. Our volunteers participated adjusting of the tree guards in the campus. The volunteers were also accompanied with the NAAC team members as per their schedule. The team has also visited the NSS office and appreciated the initiative oft eh NSS in the campus.

10 Republic Day Celebrations

26th Jan, 2014

Nearly 30 volunteers participated in the Republic Day celebrations held in our University. They performed parade in front of the guests during procession. Honorable Vice Chancellor and Registrar and other officials appreciated the volunteers for their performance.

11 Children’s Park Cleaning Drive

8th Feb, 2014

As per the suggestion received from our Honorable Vice Chancellor, the NSS had taken an initiative to clean the Children’s Park on the way to Sports Complex in the University. In the first spell, 65 NSS volunteers have participated in the cleaning drive held in Children’s Park on 8th February, 2014 in University of Hyderabad.

12 NSS Cricket Team in Senthil Night Cup Tournament

8th Feb, 2014

First time in the history of the NSS in the campus, the NSS volunteers formed a cricket team to represent to the Senthil Night Cup Tournament. This helped the volunteers to organise themselves as a team.

13 Children’s Park Cleaning Drive

22nd Feb, 2014

In the second spell, nearly 39 NSS volunteers have participated in the cleaning drive in Children’s Park on 8th February, 2014 in University of Hyderabad. The park was not in use before we took up the initiative.

14 NSS Park Cleaning Drive March 8th 2014

Nearly 45 NSS volunteers have participated in cleaning drive in NSS Park on the eve of International women day.

15 Avoid plastic and Save Environment

March 13, 14, 15, 16 -2014

40 NSS volunteers have been performed flash mob dance to bring the awareness on AVOID PLASTIC & SAVE ENVIRONMENT.

It was peacefully organised by NSS coordinator. Many people were inspired after seeing this event.

16 NSS Park Cleaning Drive March 29th 2014

Nearly 33 NSS volunteers have participated in cleaning drive in NSS Park on the eve of International women day.

hostel Accommodation

On-Campus accommodation is provided to 4436 students in 21 Hostels including eight Hostels for Ladies during the academic year 2013-14. One Ladies Hostel (LH-III) and one Men’s Hostel-E are exclusively for accommodating Research Scholars. Post-graduate and M.Tech/M.Phil students are accommodated in the remaining nineteen hostels. The break-up of various categories of boarders are given below:

Total No. of boarders : 4436

Men Students : 2884

Women Students : 1552

General Category : 1416

Reserved Category: SC : 840 ST : 454 OBC : 1640

PH : 69

Foreign National : 17

hostel Administration

Dr. Debashis Acharya, School of Economics is the Chief Warden and Dr. J. Bheemaiah, Centre of Comparative Literature, and Dr. Y. Suresh, Department of Animal Sciences are as the Deputy Chief Wardens.

The Chief Warden, Deputy Chief Wardens of various hostels look after the overall administration of hostels in addition to their regular teaching assignments and research work. All the Wardens are faculty members and are provided on-Campus accommodation.

The following faculty members are serving as Wardens of various hostels.

1) Dr. Surajit Dhara - MH-A 2) Dr. S.Sudhakar Babu - MH-B 2) Dr. Ajay K Sahoo - MH-D

3) Dr. Dr. Suvashisa Rana - MH-E, MH-E (Annex) & MH-C 4) Dr. Saroj Panigrahi - MH-F & G

5) Dr. S. Sudhakar Babu, I/c - MH- H 6) Dr. Jasti Appa Swamy - MH-I 7) Dr. Dr. Prakash Babu - MH- J&K 8) Dr. Zahidul Haque - MH-L

9) Dr. J. Rani Ratna Prabha - Ladies Hostels (North) 10) Dr. Meera Pathy - LH-VII South Campus 11) Dr. Hoineilhing Sitlhou - LH

The Office of the Chief Warden is supported by a team of administrative staff. Like-wise, the Wardens/hostel offices are also supported by administrative staff. The University provides 150 supporting staff, which includes Mess Manager/Supervisors, Cooks, Helper Cooks, Server Cleaners and Sweepers to maintain the hostels and hostel messes in addition to 160 outsourced workers.

hostel Messes

Hostel Messes are run by the student Mess Secretaries of the respective hostel under general supervision of a Mess Supervisor and under the guidance of the Hostel Warden. The Mess Secretaries are elected by the respective Hostel boarders every month. A North Indian Mess is functioning in Men’s Hostel-D.

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