Criterion 7


Criterion 7 – Institutional Values and Best Practices

Key Indicator - 7.1 Institutional Values and Social Responsibilities


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Gender Equity


Measures initiated by the Institution for the promotion of gender equity during the last five years

promotion of gender equity

 Gender Equity Programs

Environmental Consciousness and Sustainability


The Institution has facilities for alternate sources of energy and energy conservation measures  

  1. Solar energy            
  2. Biogas plant
  3. Wheeling to the Grid  
  4. Sensor-based energy conservation
  5. Use of LED bulbs/ power efficient equipment 



 Alternate Energy Sources





 LED Lights 


Describe the facilities in the Institution for the management of the following types of degradable and non-degradable waste (within 500 words)

  • Solid waste management
  • Liquid waste management
  • Biomedical waste management
  •  E-waste  management
  • Waste recycling system
  • Hazardous chemicals and radioactive waste management




 Degradable & Non degradable waste management



 Waste Recycling


Waste Management Policy

MoU for Waste Management


Water conservation facilities available in the Institution:


  1. Rain water 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




Water conservation facilities




Water Conservation  


Green 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 with trees and plants




Green Campus Initiatives




Green Initiatives




Quality audits on environment and energy are regularly undertaken by the institution The institutional environment and energy initiatives 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




Environment and Energy Audit




Green audit


Green Audit Certificate


The Institution has disabled-friendly,  barrier free environment

  • Built environment with ramps/lifts for easy access to classrooms.
  • Disabled-friendly washrooms
  • Signage including tactile path, lights, display boards and signposts
  • Assistive technology and facilities for persons with disabilities (Divyangjan) accessible website, screen-reading software, mechanized equipment
  • Provision for enquiry and  information : Human assistance, reader, scribe, soft copies of reading material, screen reading




Facilities available for differently abled




Disable Friendly Measures

Inclusion and Situatedness


Describe the Institutional efforts/ initiatives in providing an inclusive environment i.e., tolerance and harmony   towards cultural, regional, linguistic, communal socioeconomic and other diversities


Inclusive Environment


Programs related to Harmony 

Human Values and Professional Ethics


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


Values & Ethics


Programs Related to Constitutional Awareness 


The Institution has a prescribed code of conduct for students, teachers, administrators and other staff and conducts periodic 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 Code of Conduct are organized.










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

National/ International Days Celebration

National/ International Days Observed 

National/International Day Celebration


Key Indicator - 7.2 Best Practices


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Describe two best practices successfully implemented by the Institution as per NAAC format provided in the Manual.


Best Practice


Best Practices 


Key Indicator - 7.3 Institutional Distinctiveness


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Portray  the performance of the Institution in one area distinctive to its priority and thrust within 1000 words