(The Gist of Kurukshetra) SWACHHTA RANKING 2017 OF
HIGHER EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTIONS
CONCLUDED - December -2017
SWACHHTA RANKING 2017 OF HIGHER EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTIONS CONCLUDED
‘Swachhta’ Ranking-2017 of Higher Educational Institutions is an exercise to
rank Higher Educational Institutions (HEIS) on the basis of cleanliness and
hygiene has been undertaken and concluded. This exercise will generate peer
pressure amongst institutions in the all important area of cleanliness.
parameters for a lean campus were formulated, like student/ toilet ratio,
kitchen hygiene, availability of running water, modernity of toilet and kitchen
equipment, campus green cover, garbage disposal in hostels and academic
buildings, disposal techniques, water supply system and also, a certain weight
age was also given as to whether the institutions have adopted any neighboring
locality or village to spread awareness and
activities in Swachhta.
About 3500 HEIs responded to the online invitation, submitting all their
details as per format. The top 174 institutions were shortlisted s per criteria
and officials from UGC and AICTE inspected the premises of all 174 institutions.
Finally, the top 25 institutions across various categories like Universities,
Technical Institutions, Colleges and Government institutions were selected and
they were awarded.
Courtesy : Kurukshetra