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  Students Welfare


Prof. (Dr.) Neeraj
Dean, Students Welfare

The Dean students welfare assists liberally the students in matters requiring help and guidance, and in particular, to help and advise students and prospective students in ; -
Obtaining admission to the institute/Deemed University and its courses. Choosing of suitable courses and hobbies. Finding living accommodation. Making food arrangements. Obtaining medical advise and assistance. Securing scholarship, stipends, part-time employment and other assistance.
Obtaining travel facility for holidays and educational excursions.
Securing facilities for further studies abroad. Conducting themselves in proper pursuit of academic studies as to maintain the tradition of the institute /Deemed University.
 

  Proctorial Board


Prof. (Dr.) Ramesh Chandra
Chief Proctor

There are certain rules and regulation framed by the University, which are to be followed to maintain the cordial atmosphere in the campus (Among the students, faculty members and non teaching staff). The Proctorial Board headed by the Chief Proctor (disciplinary authority of the University) helps students, faculty members and non-teaching staffs from any difficulty and to see that the disciplinary rules are followed properly. Proctorial Board consists of Chief Proctor and Proctors are conscious and concerned about interests of students, faculty members and non-teaching staff. Cases of indiscipline or indecent behavior of any student in the campus of the University are dealt by the Protorial Board. Cases of individual/group harassment, threats, manhandling etc. are dealt strictly by the Proctorial Board. Identity cards and Character Certificates are issued by the Chief Proctor.
 

  Men's Hostel


Prof. (Dr.) Robin L Prasad
Chief Warden, Men's Hostels

The Chief Warden (Men’s Hostel) is responsible for allotment of student's accommodation as per the policy, arranging for the proper food in the Hostels, maintaining proper order and discipline in the men’s hostels. He may also award punishment to the students in case of indiscipline in the Hostels. He recommend improvements in the living facility of students to the comptetent authorities of the University. He reports matters related to indiscipline/neglect of duty caused by any of the Assistant Wardens or employees of the Hostels to the competent authorities for appropriate action. He implements the policy pertaining to Hostels as communicated from time to time by the Vice-Chancellor. Besides, being Chief Warden, he attends to his normal duties in his department, He prepares the budget every year for the Hostels in consultation with the Finance Comptroller for approval of the Board of Directors.
 

  Women's Hostel


Prof. (Dr.) Mrs.Ranu Prasad
Chief Warden, Women's Hostels

The Chief Warden (Women’s Hostel) is responsible for allotment of student's accommodation as per the policy, arranging for the proper food in the Hostels, maintaining proper order and discipline in the women’s hostels. She may also award punishment to the students in case of indiscipline in the Hostels. She recommend improvements in the living facility of students to the comptetent authorities of the University. She reports matters related to indiscipline/neglect of duty caused by any of the Assistant Wardens or employees of the Hostels to the competent authorities for appropriate action. She implements the policy pertaining to Hostels as communicated from time to time by the Vice-Chancellor. Besides, being Chief Warden, she attends to his normal duties in his department, She prepares the budget every year for the Hostels in consultation with the Finance Comptroller for approval of the Board of Directors.


House of Representatives (HoR)

House of Representatives helps to encourage participatory mode of communication and management with specific reference to the life of students in the University. It facilitates communication of students for the welfare as well as upliftment of the quality of University life. The HoR has following specific purposes:

i) To promote the general welfare of students and the university.
ii) To constitute a medium for expressing students opinion on matters of general interests.
iii) To stimulate the academic and social areas of university life.
iv) To charter and oversee the university students organisation (technical and social societies).
v) To administer the allocation of students activity funds.
vi) To maintain the co-ordination between University Alumni Associations in India and abroad.
vii) Any other, as may be
approved by the Executive Council of the Allahabad Agricultural Institute Deemed University from time to time.

Counselling

Students seeking help of any kind are offered counselling and guidance by the office of the Dean of Students Welfare and Chaplain of the University.

Students Advisory Systems

Each student is assigned to a member of the staff who will be his/her advisor. The function of the advisor is to guide & counsel the students periodically. The staff advisors effectively establish personal relationship with the students, which has been a traditional culture of this University.

Central Library

The University devotes considerable effort and resources to the development of an outstanding library collection to meet the expanding need of teaching and research. The library has more than 40,000 volumes, which include text books, reference books and research material on Agricultural Sciences, Agricultural Engineering, Home Science, Mechanical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Biochemistry, Mathematics, Animal Science, Dairy Technology, Environmental Sciences, Microbiology, Plant Pathology & Nematology, Management, Business Administration, Information Technology, Biotechnology etc. It also subscribes regularly to a large number of technical journals and magazines, both Indian and Foreign. To make students more aware of today's India and the world, popular news papers in different languages are provided at the news section of the library. A separate periodical section is maintained with book numbers while the latest issues are displayed in the periodical section of the main reading room. Popular and informative magazines are available at the circulation desk. Book bank facilities are provided for the economically weaker section of students. Library facilities are also available to the faculty members and staff of the University.
which include text books, reference books and research material on Agricultural Sciences, Agricultural Engineering, Home Science, Mechanical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Biochemistry, Mathematics, Animal Science, Dairy Technology, Environmental Sciences, Microbiology, Plant Pathology & Nematology, Management, Business Administration, Information Technology, Biotechnology etc. It also subscribes regularly to a large number of technical journals and magazines, both Indian and Foreign. To make students more aware of today's India and the world, popular news papers in different languages are provided at the news section of the library. A separate periodical section is maintained with book numbers while the latest issues are displayed in the periodical section of the main reading room. Popular and informative magazines are available at the circulation desk. Book bank facilities are provided for the economically weaker section of students. Library facilities are also available to the faculty members and staff of the University.

College & Departmental Libraries

College & Departmental library system is organized to accommodate the needs of under graduate, post graduate students and research scholars at the department level. Each department has a well-organized library of its own which facilitates the students as well as the academic staff.

Accommodation

The University has eight hostels on campus, four for men and four for women students including one Women's International PG Hostel. Single, double and multiple bed rooms are available in all the hostels. All the rooms are well furnished, ventilated and with WiFi Facilities. New International PG hostels for men accommodates foreign students.
Note: Admission to any academic programme does not automatically guarantee accommodation in the hostel. Students from outside Allahabad are given preference for being accommodated in the hostels provided no disciplinary or police action has been taken against them.


Catering

The mess provides a variety of nutritious and hygienically prepared meals for students residing in the hostels. There is a choice of non-vegetarian, vegetarian and South Indian food.

Financial Assistance

Bonafide students of the University, who have a good conduct and extra ordinary academic record, belonging to a weaker socio- economic background can be awarded scholarships, which are being offered by various agencies, viz;
a. Student's Book aid scholarship
b. Junior Fellowship of I.C.A.R.
c. All India Association for Christian Higher Education (AIACHE), New Delhi
d. Jindal Trust, New Delhi
e. Rajya Krishi Utpadan Mandi Parishad- Allahabad
f. U.P. Alpsankhyak Vittia Awam Nigam- Lucknow (forms will be available at the Registrar’s Office)
g. SC/ST/OBC/Minorities Scholarships of State Government
h. Earn while you learn programme (AAI-DU work scholarship*/assistantship**)
i. Chaplain’s Scholarship***
j. Yeshu Darbar Scholarship***

Note
* Earn while you learn programme: Work Scholarship
Every candidate to be considered for financial assistance under “Earning While Learning Scheme” must apply in his/ her own handwriting with income Certificate from the Parents / Guardian and photocopy of the mark sheet of the last semester completed in the institute. Selection shall be valid for one academic session i.e. July to June each year. Selected UG & PG candidate shall be permitted to work for a maximum of 40 hrs. each month & for Ph.D 60 hrs.
The payment shall be made @ Rs. 25/-per hour
The maximum amount earned in a month by any candidate shall not be more then Rs . 1000/-(one thousand) only for UG & PG. For Ph.D maximum amount shall not be more that Rs. 1500/- . The last date for the submission of application form shall be announced each year and application should be submitted in the office of the Dean Students Welfare accordingly.
Those who are engaged for tuition to the wards of the SHIATS employees shall be eligible to receive Rs. 750/ -P.M. only of this amount 50% i.e. Rs. 375/-shall be paid by the actual user and remaining 50% (Rs.375-) shall be paid by the University. Each employee shall give a certificate that the student has worked for 30 hrs. for a month and has been paid Rs. 375/-by the user.
No student shall be eligible under this scheme is he/she fails in four (4) or more courses.
A candidate will not be eligible to avail financial assistance under this scheme if he/she has availed fee concession / scholarship or any other financial assistance form outside agency.
** Earn while you learn programme: Assistantship
Research/Teaaching Assistantship shall be available in limited number for meritorious and needy students pursuing their Masters or Ph. D. Programmes.
*** Chaplain's Scholarship/Yeshu Darbar Scholarship
These scholarships are
available only to poor and needy Christian students. The Christian Students will be required to submit the following documents to University Chaplain and Secretary, Yeshu Darbar respectively for availing these scholarship
(i) Letter of recommendation from the Pastor of the Church duly authenticated by the Senior Pastor or Bishop.
(ii) Baptism Certificate
/ Confirmation Certificate
(iii) Parent's Income Certificate

Group Insurance Scheme for Students

Students pursuing professional/degree programmes are required to participate in the Students safety Insurance scheme, whereby, the students have to pay a sum of Rs. 230/- (subject to pricing policy of the relevant Insurance Company) every year in the month of July as premium towards accidental insurance along with the Professional Education Fee. The insurance coverage shall expire automatically on the last day of an academic session.
Post-Office, Bank and Cooperative Store

The University has a full-fledged Post-Office and a branch of the State Bank of India on campus. To fulfill the demand of daily commodities of the resident students,students, the University has a cooperative store on campus.

Medical Facilities

Hayes Memmorial Mission Hospital of the University is equipped with experienced team of Doctors comprising Physician, Gynacologist, Opthamalogist, Orthopedisian, Surgeon, Anasthatist and Pathologist. The Hospital has OPD, IPD facilities, Pharmasy, Labs, X-ray & Ultrasound facilities, Operation theatre for minor and major surgery which caters the need of students, faculty members, officers, staff of the University and nearby area.
Orthopedisian, Surgeon, Anasthatist and Pathologist. The Hospital has OPD, IPD facilities, Pharmasy, Labs, X-ray & Ultrasound facilities, Operation theatre for minor and major surgery which caters the need of students, faculty members, officers, staff of the University and nearby area.

Social & Cultural Activities

Students are always encouraged to participate in a variety of social and recreational activities, which are organised throughout the year. Various academic societies and cultural clubs on the campus help in promoting to the overall personality development of the students.

Sports Activities

The University encourages the students to promote their physical and mental level through various sports and games. Facilities are provided to students, who show interest in the sports/games of their choice, under the sharp supervision of qualified instructors. Sports facilities available at SHIATS, include basket ball, tennis, badminton and volleyball courts. The Institute also has well maintained football, hockey and cricket fields, a running track of 400 meters, a table tennis room and a well equipped Gym. The faculty members encourage the students to enhance their interest in various games and sports and to inculcate a competitive spirit in them. Inter house matches are organized throughout the session, the performance of each house team is recorded for the overall championship.
courts. The Institute also has well maintained football, hockey and cricket fields, a running track of 400 meters, a table tennis room and a well equipped Gym. The faculty members encourage the students to enhance their interest in various games and sports and to inculcate a competitive spirit in them. Inter house matches are organized throughout the session, the performance of each house team is recorded for the overall championship.


National Service Scheme

[Sponsored by Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports, Govt. of India]
The National Service Scheme (N.S.S) was intiated in 1969-70 with a view to promote social conciousness and develop a sense of responsiblility as well as a sense of discipline and diginity of labour amoung youth of the University.
Regular activities and ten days special camps in diffrent nearby villages are organized. Girls actively involve themselves in educating village women with child health and active participation of women in transfer of technology in the adopted villages. During their stay in the villages students get themselves involved in the village activities. Various rallies, programmes etc.. are organised to create awareness about matters of importance for rural and slum populations.
Various rallies, programmes etc.. are organised to create awareness about matters of importance for rural and slum populations.

National Cadet Corps

The University has a sub-unit (1/17 Coy.) of N.C.C. under the unit (17 U.P. Bn. NCC, Alld.) Students of our University voluntarily join this organization with the spirit of serving the nation. Regular camps are organized at the Battalion level. The students are trained to develop leadership, character, sportsmanship, confidence and to create a force of trained and disciplined youth which could be utilized for the nation in case of an emergency.

Community and Religious Life

It is the conviction of a Christian Institution that the integration of work with worship is essential in the life of any community. Daily devotions are held in the University Chapel, “The Chapel of Brotherly Love”, thus helping the Christian students to inculcate the habit of daily Bible reading and Prayer. They are also encouraged to take part in conducting the Chapel and Church services and shouldering Church responsibilities for cultural and spiritual advancement. Students from other faiths are welcome to attend the daily devotion and Sunday Chapel Services of their own free will.
spiritual advancement. Students from other faiths are welcome to attend the daily devotion and Sunday Chapel Services of their own free will.

Directorate of Chaplaincy, Guidance & Counseling

The Directorate of Chaplaincy, Guidance & Counseling has the following purpose and objectives; To share love of Christ through presentation of the gospel of Lord Jesus Christ to all people including the staff and students of the University. To inculcate purpose driven life aiming staff and students of the University. To bring together the latest findings of modern developments with deepest insights of spirituality through conferences and symposium as young people are raising questions with regard to creation, identity, search for meaning of life, destiny, question about the existence and character of God, relationship between Creator and Creation etc. To promote spiritual Literature beneficial for staff and students such as Newsletters, song books, chapel handbooks, chapel books for worship, magazines etc. To develop training programme/ workshops on counseling and biblical Theology for the School Chaplains/ Departmental Chaplains & Staff Advisors. To develop more theological programmes based on Christian Counseling and moral & value education, for Diploma Courses and certificate courses with the faculty of Theology as per the need. To encourage the staff and students to use their talents for the glory of God through retreats and seminars with preachers of National and International recognition this will help the students to understand the reason, existence and purpose of God in their lives. To identify and help the needy students through Yeshu Darbar Scholarship. Hon'ble Vice Chancellor is the chairman and the Director, Directorate of Chaplaincy & Guidance and Counseling is the member secretary of the Advisory Board of the Directorate.

Complaints Committee

As per the Supreme Court’s mandatory guidelines issued in “Vishakha Judgement” (1997) which have the status of law and subsequent directives of National Human Rights Commission, New Delhi; National Commissions for Women, New Delhi: Ministry of Human Resource Development, New Delhi and The University Grants Commission, New Delhi concerning prevention of sexual harassment of women employees / students at workplaces / University Campuses and for speedy redress of complaints made by the victims, the Complaints Committee have been formed in the University. This committee takes care of such cases. The chairperson of the committee is Prof. (Dr.) Sarita Sheikh.

Disciplinary Committees

Every college of the University has a disciplinary committee comprising of Dean as the Chairman and senior faculty as members. These committees maintain the overall discipline in their respective colleges.

Anti-Ragging Cell

On the recommendations of the Raghavan committee and the directives of the Hon'ble Supreme Court, Anti Ragging Cell (ARC) of the University operates under the chairmanship of Chief Proctor. ARC curbs down the evil of misconduct and ill behavior of any student towards mental and physical harassment of new students.
students.

University Publication Division

The University Publication Division (UPD) through its publication of Journals, Magazine & News Letters reflects the sincereity of the University management, authorities and faculty members in their concern for imparting value education to students. UPD is an important aspect of the University life. Through the publication of their Scientific Journal 'The Allahabad Farmer' and News Letter, it not only disseminate the research findings to the scientific world, but also helps to share the information of their field of interest. ‘Hamar Gaon’ (Hindi Magazine) is also published quarterly and gives agriculture related information, women and child development, fisheries and farm machineries. Magazine) is also published quarterly and gives agriculture related information, women and child development, fisheries and farm machineries.important aspect of the University life. Through the publication of their Scientific Journal 'The Allahabad Farmer' and News Letter, it not only disseminate the research findings to the scientific world, but also helps to share the information of their field of interest.
 

 

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