INFRASTRUCTURE & FACILITIES
The Hajee Karutha Rowther Howdia college campus is spread over an area of over 25 Acres which includes 24365.94 Square Metres of built up area & 19 acres of open space for garden and sports activities. The campus is maintained green and clean with more than 300 tree saplings. The teaching- learning process is facilitated in 77 class rooms, 5 seminar halls, in which one is equipped with smart classroom facility, three state -of-the-art computer laboratories and one English Language Lab with high speed Internet connectivity, an auditorium, an indoor stadium, an outdoor gallery, modernised gymnasium and a fully automated library. The entire college campus is Wi-Fi enabled. Some of these infrastructural features are described below.
The College has an auditorium named Founder's Memorial Auditorium with an elevated stage and a seating capacity of 300 persons. The auditorium is well electrified, spacious and equipped with a dedicated Desktop PC, a High End Projector and an Electric Motorized Projection Screen. It has a separate set of amplifiers and microphone sets to conduct any programs. It is also used as seminar hall to conduct department level seminars, conferences, functions etc.
There are 4 more seminar halls in the college campus which can be used to conduct various department level programs simultaneously. One of the Seminar Halls is well equipped with Smart Classroom facilities. It is also air conditioned.
The Science departments of the college have well furnished laboratories for the UG and PG programmes separately. These laboratories are also used by the research scholars of the respective departments to carry out their research activities. The equipments of the laboratories are well maintained and the damages are replaced immediately for the benefit of the users. Necessary laboratory assistants are employed to support the teaching faculties of the department in carrying out the practical classes.
The college has a good sports infrastructure which helps the students to be physically active. There is a well equipped athletic 400 meter track and an outdoor gallery with the seating capacity of 1000 persons. The college has separate grounds for Cricket, Football, Ball Badminton, Volley Ball, Kabbadi, Tennis, Kho- Kho, Throwball and Tennikoit. An Indoor Stadium which has been constructed has two Shuttle Badminton Courts, one Volley Ball Court and one Basket Ball Court. There are also Indoor game equipments like Table Tennis, Carrom, and Chess Board.
There is a state- of- art gymnasium below the outdoor gallery. Modern gym equipments are installed inside. Separate timings are given for men and women students for their benefit.
In recent years, the higher educational institutions have undergone tremendous changes and have turned the attention of the Managements towards the physical and mental health conditions of the stakeholders. Owing to drastic changes in the nature of work and the increase in the volume of work, the staff and the students find very little time to think about their health. Such a major carelessness make them to arrive at the College campus with health problems like asthma, malnutrition, flu, physical disorders, diabetics, unbalanced blood pressures and stress. To help them to overcome these health ailments, a medical and health care centre has been running in the campus.
The college provides transport facilities within the radius of 25 kms from the college for the benefit of the women staff and students. The college bus is inbuilt with speed governors to control the speed limit. The drivers are oriented to look into the safety of the travellers. The college buses are well maintained and taken FC at specified time.
The college provides Hostel facility for women students only. Around 150 inmates can be admitted to the hostel. There is a Deputy Warden to look into the needs of the inmates. The Hostel provides quality food, spacious dining hall, purified drinking water, well spacious playground, indoor game equipments, television, free wi-fi, CCTV surveillance, round the clock security to its inmates.
Purified Drinking Water
Purified Drinking Water facility has been renovated and put to use during the working hours of the college. Drinking water connections have been given in all the floors of all the buildings. RO plant is regularly serviced. Sufficient number of bore wells has been put up to cater to the needs of water in the college campus.
Facilities for Physically Challenged
The college has taken special care for providing facilities to the Physically Challenged students and staff. The ramps are provided in the entrance of all the buildings, banisters are installed in all the stair cases, special restrooms and washrooms, scribes for writing examinations, shifting of classroom to the ground floor are some of the provisions provided to them.
Network and CCTV
The college has provided free wi-fi facility in the campus to help the stakeholders make the optimum use of it for their academic progress. The college office, Office of the Controller of Examinations and the computer laboratories are provided with LAN facility to make their work easier. The campus is installed with CCTV cameras to make sure the safety and security of the stakeholders.
Renewable Energy Resources
The college has installed two windmills and solar panels to tap the renewable energy resources in addition to the current supplies from the Electricity Board.
There is a separate drill zone for the benefit of NCC Army and Navy Cadets. A separate Firing Range is also provided to them to practice shooting.