IITs to establish an active network on hostel management

CHENNAI: The Indian Institutes of Technology are going to establish an active network between all the stake holder representatives in hostel management.
A common platform to share the best practices in hostel management among them will also be created, said a press release dated March 29.
The decision was taken during a pan-IIT workshop on hostel management at IIT Madras on March 23 and 24.

The key objectives of the workshop were to create awareness among wardens about and bring out challenges faced in terms on mess halls, general facilities, manpower recruitment, training, maintenance of accounts, auditing, and dealing with students behaviour and health.

Speaking at the occasion, professor Bhaskar Ramamurthi, Director, IIT Madras, said, “The autonomy of shaping our practices should be optimised to suit the unique situations local conditions of each institution.