BU’s VC directs to solve hostel problems on priority basis

Source: The Hitavada      Date: 12 Apr 2018 10:50:23



Staff Reporter

PRESIDING over a meeting with head of the departments and officials, Barkatullah University Vice Chancellor Professor DC Gupta asked to address the grievances of hostel students on priority basis.He directed the concern department to make proper toilet arrangement in different departments and buildings and facilitate the hostel dwellers. He also sought information of preparation for the upcoming session 2018-19. He directed officials to control the ragging menace at any cost and install CCTV camera where ever need. He also directed to repair the broken cameras and bring entire campus including hostels under camera surveillance. VC Gupta said to submit affidavit from students against ragging cases during admission 2018.

Addressing the meeting, Gupta directed to solve the washroom issue in several departments. He said to verify the books and journals from head of the department and professors. Replying over the questions of VC Gupta, registrar UN Shukla informed that he has personally visited the hostels. Registrar Shukla said, all issues have been registered and problem of hostel students will be resolve within week. In the meeting officials raised the issue of dilapidated road in university campus. VC Gupta said Rs 5 crore has been already to the Public Works Department (PWD) for road construction but matter is pending. Registrar Shukla said there will be problem in construction worth until Government decides the agency. Taking note on complaints of students regarding lack of facilities in boy and girl’s hostels, registrar visited hostels last week.

While visiting Jawahar and Munshi Premchand Hostel, registrar Shukla interacted with students and checked the records. He also scolded the clerk for not providing hostel record from year 2010 to 2016. He directed to take action and also release notification regarding the issue. Students of university hostels are continuously complaining about lack of facilities including electricity, water, cleanliness etc. They have filed several complaints to the concern officers but no one addressed the issue yet. Even many complaints have not been forwarded to the registrar by concern officers which made the registrar Shukla irritated and he initiatively visited the hostels. Registrar Shukla also took an engineer with him on visit of hostel. He directed the engineer to complete the repairing work in all hostel rooms within a week. He asked all concerned department to improve the facilities in hostel and keep the campus clean.
It may be mentioned that students of Barkatullah University hostels have staged several protest for poor facility in hostel. They have complained for unhygienic food, lack of water, electricity, filthy campus etc issues for several times. On June 2017, students complained about poor facilities and unhygienic food in hostels and said it is causing great inconvenience to the students.