Best Practices

Best practice-1

Title of the Practice: Towards greenery and eco-friendlier campus of Sher shah College Sasaram Goal: a. To keep the campus green and Clean. b. Implement and manage green sustainable initiatives in campus. c. Monitor reduce waste of campus operation activities. d. Became role models and practice what we teach learn in class rooms. e. Sustainable awareness action in the campus and local community. The Context: The faculty members, IQAC members and students have realized that the campus of Sher Shah College, Sasaram, should be green eco-friendly. Then they started to work upon it after forming a good team called ECO-SQUAD of staff students along with the Botany department, NSS volunteers etc. Green campus is an environment which improves energy efficiency, conserving resources enhancing environmental quality. Green campus also demonstrates its commitment to ecological sustainability through its various programmes projects in preserving our ecological heritage. Still more number of trees to be planted. The green committee is planning to plant more number of trees in the campus. The Practice: The Green Committee is working towards this issue in the campus. The members of the committee involved NSS student volunteers for tree plantation. In addition other students are also involved on a particular day so that everyone participates in this campaign. Plantation of 150 trees (with metal) was done with the help of Forest Environment Department, Govt. of Bihar. All the trees were of flowering trees. And 185 more good plants along with medicinal plants have been planted. An effort is being made by then Eco-squad to protect some of the trees which are infested with termites. We started different initiatives i.e. Conducting Seminars and Workshops to enhance the knowledge of students, faculties and other members who are working in the College, Bye-Bye to plastic materials inside the Campus. No uses of plastic materials are being implemented by replacing the plastic cups, plates, bags, disposals etc. Waste management and water harvesting are started in the campus. Uniqueness: We ask the students to bring a bucket of cow doing vermin-compost refilling is required some seedlings or seeds at least one from their home or from nearby place and try to grow them in the college campus. The management also helps the team to buy plants. Constraints: The challenging issue is maintaining the planted trees and to avoid plastics 100 because of climate environmental effects. A Water problem is the only major constraint in this but this can also be overcome by planting drought resistant plant species. Evidence of Success Through project VRKSHA already 150 plants were planted and 200 dustbins were kept outside the buildings and dustbins for each class rooms were provided and students are advised to keep their class rooms clean and they are following it so that the campus is dust and dirt free. Problems Encountered and Resources Required Students sometimes do not adhere to rules which lead to untidy campus at times. However, they are duly monitored and rectified.

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Title of the Practice: Introduction of Complete Online Admission Process Goal Admission is the most important component of an educational institution. The challenge of any educational institution lies in the successful implementation of the entire admission process. There must always be an effort to make the admission process hassle-free, less time consuming with provisions for lesser errors. Complete Online Admission Process has been initiated to reduce the hassles, human mistakes and labour involved in the Manual Admission Process. The Context In Compliance with Government order regarding the compulsory implementation of online admission process, our college also has introduced the same from this year. The Practice In this complete online Admission Process, all admission related notifications are uploaded in the college website. As soon as the results of different UG/PG examinations are published, the college notifies the dates in which the applicants can submit the online application forms. Forms can be submitted only on-line in the college website “ After submitting the forms on-line and taking prints of the “challan” copies the applicants have to pay the requisite fees at any branch of SBI. The technological side of this online admission process is maintained by a competent outsourced agency. Necessary helpdesks are provided in the college campus by Help Desk and the Students’ Union. The Admission Committee monitors the entire process. The entire Merit Panel is prepared and published online. As per the scheduled dates, admission has been taken as per merit list which is given on the website. Evidence of Success The Complete Online Admission Process has turned out to be a complete success. This has indeed reduced the rigorous labour involved in the offline process. The entire process has become smoother with less requirement of human power. It has also become less time consuming for both the staff and the students. We are able to avoid a chaotic gathering on the day of admission and other related upheavals. Problems Encountered and Resources Required A. Bank transactions were not smooth and we have already talked with the Bank authority to reduce the same next year B. Rural area internet facilities are not easily accessible and the speed is not satisfactory to smoothen the process. Some drawbacks have been detected in the admission software as it is implemented for the first time and they are already solved to facilitate the process next year.