A constituent institute of the University of Allahabad

Infrastructure

 

The Campus

The campus is situated on the National Highway No, 2, also called the famous G.T. Road (also linking Allahabad to Varanasi). It is about 10 kms. from Allahabad Junction Railway station and 1 km. from Triveni Sangam. The Institute has a lush green and clean campus spread over 10 acres. It has its own water supply system. As a supportive measure for uninterrupted power supply, the Institute has installed a 62.5 KVAelectricity generator.

Main building

It has a architecturally well designed three floor building (approximately 45,000 sq. feet) which houses faculty offices, library with large reading hall, computer centers, seminar hall, committee room, lecture halls and the administrative offices.

Seminar Hall

The Institute has a seminar hall and a committee room suitably furnished for organizing seminars, workshops, symposium and lectures with all necessary projection facilities like LCD, Overhead Projector, Slide Projector, white board and public address system. This facility is also extended to the MBA (RD) students for presentation of their reports, debates and seminars. The Seminar Hall and committee room have the capacity to hold meetings and conferences for about 50 to 60 participants.

Auditorium

The Institute has a centrally air- conditioned auditorium with a seating capacity of 300. Other than the main hall it also has two additional rooms and one large lobby adjoining it. All the cultural activities, training programmes and documentary films related to studies are arranged here. It is also used for organizing seminars and conferences as well as our annual development professionals' meet.

Classrooms

The Institute has well furnished classrooms, air- conditioned and well equipped with modern teaching aids and designed for participative learning.

Library

A well stocked library is the hallmark of any Institution of learning. The Institute has a large and modern library that serves as a national collection of books, archival material, journals and recent documentation for studies and research and development, management and ethnography. The Institute's library is recognized as a national centre of information and regional resource centre. It has over 50,000 books, archival material and documentation of studies and research in almost all social science disciplines and subscribes 150 national and international journals. The library has access to Inflibnet. It is fully air conditioned with huge hall for reading purposes with necessary facilities like computer, photocopier, microfilm reader etc.

Computer Centre

The Institute is fully equipped with latest IT infrastructure, which includes two Servers (HCL Infiniti Global Line Server Intel Xeon Two Processor Quad Core), 67 HP Thin Clients), 40 Desktops and 10 Laptops connected with wired as well as wireless network. Software like SPSS, ArcGIS, ERDAS, Gram Plus, Libsys, Microsoft Project, Microsoft office and Tally 9 ERP are available. The Institute has also subscribed for Inflibnet which enabled the scholars for ccessing all reputed journals online.

The Institute has 2 MBPS 1:1 leased line internet connectivity. The internet and LAN is extended to the faculty quarters and hostel also. Further, the Institute is planning to integrate all the isolated computerized units to one platform for moving towards ERP solution, which will ensure transparency and security and help in managing redundancy.

Hostel

There is boarding facility for 48 students in the 24 fully furnished double occupancy hostel rooms. The hostel also has a common reading room.

Sports

The Institute has a well equipped indoor games room and a court each for basket ball, volley ball and badminton.

Guest House

A guest house with 2 VIP suites and 10 fully furnished airconditioned rooms hosts scholars and visitors at the Institute.

Mess

The Institute has a mess that caters to the needs of the students and the guest scholars with the seating capacity of fifty. It is managed by the students' welfare committee.