Internal Quality Assurance Cell (IQAC)

Criterion VII Summary

The learning environment at Marian consciously fosters a sense of social responsibility, value orientation and a proactive attitude towards gender equity, sustainability and inclusiveness.

The major highlights are:

• The gender equity and sensitization concepts are integrated into the curricula. During the current academic year, 127 courses with components directly related with gender issues included in the curricula.
• Anti-sexual harassment cell, anti-ragging cell, counselling centre, grievance- redressal cell, infirmary and fitness centre etc. are fully functional on campus.
• As an ‘Energy Positive Campus’, 80 KW of the total daily requirement of 199 KW /day power is generated from the Solar Photovoltaic (SPV) System.
• For lighting, LED bulbs are used.
• Being a ‘Water Positive Campus’, systems are devised to harvest 2 crores 71 lakh litres of rainwater.
50,000 litres of waste water are recycled and reused daily.
Biogas plants are installed to process biodegradable waste.
• Systems are in place to manage plastic, paper and electronic wastes.
• Regular gender, green, energy, environmental audits are conducted. awareness is created among students by implementing the recommendations with student participation.
• The College received six awards for maintaining a green and clean campus.
• The beyond campus activities include informational videos by students, cleaning activities and research on environmental issues.
• Disabled friendly and inclusive environment is ensured through policies and facilities like elevator, wheelchairs and screen reader in the library.
• Reservation of seats for marginalized factions.
• Constitutional obligations and rights are emphasised through daily chanting of national anthem, respect of national symbols and leaders, student activities etc.
• The training on code of conduct and professional ethics are arranged as part of yearly orientation programs.
• Commemorative days are identified and celebrated jointly by teachers and student leaders.
Best-practice I: The College has developed innovative ICT enabled systems in teaching- learning and evaluation and generated Rs. 31.17 lakhs through consultancy.
Best-Practice II: The social interventions through dedicated extension activities and corresponding attainment of POs.
Distinctiveness: As a Green Campus, Marian has policies and protocols for preserving campus environment. Conscious efforts have reduced the carbon footprint from 0.311 TCO2 of previous cycle to 0.158TCO2 during this assessment cycle.