Existing waiting list will be exhausted first: DSW

Tribune News Service

Chandigarh, June 22

For Neerja Bhanot Girls Hostel No. 10 in Sector 25, the existing waiting would be exhausted first.

It was decided in a meeting headed by Dean Students Welfare Prof Emanual Nahar on Friday. The waiting list has been pending for the past one year.

The hostel will accommodate as many as 336 students. It consists of 38 rooms with attached washrooms and 130 normal rooms. All rooms will accommodate two students.

“The preference will be given to those girls who are studying at the University Institute of Engineering and Technology, dental institute, emerging areas department and the University Institute of Applied Management Sciences (UIAMS),” said the DSW. All these departments are located in Sector 25.

He said rooms with attached washrooms would be given to research scholars.

Neerja Bhanot hostel has a seminar hall also. The charges will be Rs 200 per month for normal rooms while for those with attached washrooms, it will be Rs 500 per month. No rent will be charged from the Scheduled Caste or Scheduled Tribe students.

The power charges will be Rs 500 per month and development fund will be Rs 1,000 per month for rooms with common washrooms. For rooms with attached washrooms, the power charges will be Rs 700 per month and development fund will be Rs 2,000 per month.

The water bill, celebration fund, lift charges will be Rs 100 each per month and establishment charges will be Rs 1,000 per month for both kind of rooms.

But routine hostel maintenance charges will be Rs 500 per month for rooms with common washrooms and Rs 1,000 per month for rooms with attached washrooms. The mess fund charges, optional charges and other fee and fine will remain the same as applicable to other hostels.

The DSW said this year too, the PU would carry out hostel admissions online. “We need to streamline it. We have formed a subcommittee for the purpose,” he said.

News Courtesy : TOI,Tribune