INVC NEWS Haryana, With the view to inculcate the sense of cleanliness in students, the J.C. Bose University of Science and Technology, YMCA, Faridabad has introduced cash award for ‘Cleanest Hostel Room’ for students residing in the University hostels. This award has been conceptualised by Vice Chancellor Prof. Dinesh Kumar to motivate and make the students responsible for cleanliness of University campus.
The first of its kind cash awards of Rs. 10,000, Rs. 5000 and Rs. 3000 for first three positions, respectively, were presented to the students by the Vice Chancellor in a function organised in hostel premises. The first prize won by students named Hitesh Kumar, Virender Kumar and Mandeep of Nehru Hostel. Similarly, second prize bagged by Amod Raina, Parth Munchi and Sidharth Tinku of Zakir Hostel and third prize won by Abhishek, Savita and Shivam Bhatt of Nehru Hostel. Hostel Wardens Dr. Mahesh Chand and Dr. Om Prakash Mishra were also present on this occasion.
Addressing the students, Vice Chancellor said that cleanliness is not just a task but it is a way of life. Cleanliness should be a matter of daily habit and not just confined to occasional cleanliness drives; he added and exhorted students to inculcate good habits and purity in thoughts as well. He also announced to extend the ‘Cleanest Hostel Room’ competition further for next semester and if it gets the good results, it will continue even further, he added.
While giving the details about ‘Cleanest Hostel Room’ competition, Chief Hostel Warden Dr. Vikas Turk said that on the direction of Vice Chancellor, the competition was initially conducted in the boy’s hostel. During the competition, all the hostel rooms were inspected and evaluated by the respective hostel wardens on the parameters such as cleanliness in room, proper arrangement of books and other stuffs in organised manner, use of dustbin and obey of hostel bye-laws by students. He said that students not only actively participated in the competition but it has immensely contributed in the cleanliness of the hostel, he added.