IQAC

In pursuance of the National Assessment and Accreditation Council’s (NAAC)Action Plan for performance evaluation, assessment and accreditation and quality up-gradation of institutions of higher education, Bidhannagar College established an Internal Quality Assurance Cell (IQAC) on 29.01.2013 as a post-accreditation quality sustenance measure. Since quality enhancement is a continuous process, the IQAC has become an integral part of the institution’s system and works towards the realization of the goals of quality enhancement and sustenance. The prime task of the IQAC is to develop a system for conscious, consistent and catalytic improvement in the overall performances of the institution. For this it channelizes all efforts and measures of the institution towards promoting its holistic academic excellence.

The primary aim of IQAC is -:

To develop a system for conscious, consistent and catalytic action to improve the academic and administrative performance of the college. To promote measures for institutional functioning towards quality enhancement through internalization of quality culture and institutionalization of best practices.

The IQAC of the college has been constituted under the Chairmanship of the Head of the institution with heads of important academic and administrative units and a few teachers and a few distinguished educationists and representatives of local management and stakeholders.

The composition of the IQAC is as follows:

  1. Dr. Subrata Panda, President, Governing Body, Bidhannagar College.
  2. Prof. Asokendu Sengupta, The Chairperson, West Bengal Commission for Protection of Child Rights, ICMARD Building, 9th Floor, Block-14/2, CIT Scheme Kolkata, West Bengal, Kolkata � 700067
  3. Sri Sabyasachi Dutta, Hon�ble Mayor, Bidhannagar Municipal Corporation, Salt Lake, West Bengal
  4. Prof. Tapan Kr. Dutta, Department of Microbiology, Bose Institute, AJC Bose Centenary Building, P-1/12, C.I.T. Scheme-VII, Kolkata- 700054
  5. Dr. Rama Prasad Bhattacharya, JDPI (UGC), Education Directorate, Govt. of West Bengal, Bikash Bhavan, Salt Lake, Kolkata � 700091
  6. Sri. Debashish Debnath, Executive Engineer (Civil) West Division, Purta Bhavan, Salt Lake, Kolkata – 700091
  7. Dr. Tapasree Chattopadhyay, Teachers’ Council Secretary, Associate Professor (Dept. of Bengali), Bidhannagar College
  8. Sri Arup Kr. Hait, Coordinator, IQAC, Associate Professor, Head of the Department (Statistics), Bidhannagar College
  9. Dr. Kankan Chowdhury, Librarian, BCKVB, Kalyani, West Bengal
  10. Dr. Sumona Mukherjee, Associate Professor, Head of the Department (Botany), Bidhannagar College
  11. Sri Tapomay Das, Associate Professor, Head of the Department (English), Bidhannagar College
  12. Dr. Ranajit Karmakar, Associate Professor, Head of the Department (Zoology), Bidhannagar College
  13. Dr. Bimal Kr. Mandal, Associate Professor, Head of the Department (Physics), Bidhannagar College
  14. Dr. Anup Kr. Sengupta, Associate Professor, Head of the Department (Mathematics), Bidhannagar College
  15. Prof. Achintya Sarkar, Professor, Head of the Department (Chemistry), Bidhannagar College
  16. Sri Mrinal Kanti Das, Head Clerk, Bidhannagar College
IQAC Meeting at the Start of 2015-16(Meeting held on July 09, 2015):

    1. Confirmation of the minutes of the last meeting done.
    2. The financial activities, such as billing, of the College are largely done electronically. Usual online Admission-process has been on. INFLIBNET has been there set up and renewed regularly in the Library to access the national and the international journals. KOHA needs to be set up so as reorganize the Library. WAN Connectivity still not set up. Given financial crunch, upgrading the laboratories has been admittedly slow; no separation of laboratories for the specialized areas possible right now. The preparation for the NAAC Visit has been underway; all the Departments are advised to get reorganized and get ready for the process.
      • Dr. Bimal Mandal is of the opinion that WAN is of utmost necessity; at least LAN should be there so as to enable e-governance. Less paperwork should be used.
      • The Representative of the Students’ Union expresses his conviction that the Gymnasium is going to be upgraded.
      • Dr. Anup Kr Sengupta says that the Academic Calendar for the current year needs to be fashioned immediately in keeping with the University schedule.
      • Dr. Sumona Mukherjee lays stress on the need of upgrading the Herbal Garden and the necessary allotment be made for the upgrading.
      • Mr. T. Das emphasizes the need of Psychological Counseling Cell with the appointment of at least one professional Psychologist for generalized instructions as well as for individualized.
      • Dr. Anup Kr. Sengupta tells of the need of the curricula plan that all the Departments, UG or PG, need to have had at the start of every academic session.
      • He also brings into focus the need to process the papers related to CAS in respect of teachers at the earliest.
      • Professor T. Datta puts emphasis on the need of hygienic washrooms.
    3. The IQAC Coordinator pleads for the preparation of AQAR for 2014-15. And, it be done by Nov, 2015 positively.
    4. The majority members hold that preparation for the NAAC visit be faster than usual – uploading SSR, LOI etc.

IQAC Meeting at the Start of 2016-17(Meeting held on July 04, 2016):

  1. The Coordinator reads of the minutes of the last meeting and the members confirm the minutes.
  2. WAN Connectivity still not set up. KOHA is yet to be set up so as reorganize the Library. The trial is underway. This is likely to be done immediately. The Psychological Counseling Cell has been made more active. The Sick Room has been upgraded. The Herbal garden has been upgraded. Gymnasium is to be upgraded. All the CAS- related papers in respect of teachers have been made ready at the college level; they are to be put to scrutiny by the Screening Committee officially at the earliest. Department of Botany and that of Chemistry have been sanctioned UGC grants for organizing Seminars.
    • Dr. Bimal Mandal emphasizes the need of setting up WAN / at least LAN so as enable e-governance, that favours environment by ensuring less paperwork.
    • Dr. T Chattopadhyay wants the college campus to be WIFI-enabled in order that all within the campus may have free access to reading materials.
    • Dr. Sumona Mukherje comments on the space-crunch in the Library and observes that the reading room be so spacious as to accommodate at least 50 students at a time; separate space be made for the teachers.
    • She also observes that the Herbal Garden needs better maintenance.
    • The OC holds the need of academic expansion through introduction of PG Courses in English, Geography and Botany, given that the new six-storey annexed building is getting ready. Sri Tapomay Das observes that the Department of English is at present understaffed; three things are required: i) initiative to fill up the vacant posts (2); ii) new post-creation – at least five more posts to run smoothly UG and PG; iii) Smart class rooms with all relevant teaching aids for effective learning process.
    • Dr. Anup Kr. Sengupta says that all the Departments, UG or PG, need smart class room.
    • Dr. Anup Kr. Sengupta says that all the Departments need to have the curricula plan at the start of every academic session.
    • More UG Courses may be introduced, says Mr. Arup Kr. Hait.
    • Mr. Arup Kr. Hait emphasizes the need of Hostel construction for the Students at the earliest, since students from outside the local area face a lot of problems in finding accommodation nearby.
    • The Representative of the Students’ Union asks for upgrading of the Gymnasium.
    • He also brings into focus the need for better and hygienic maintenance of the Canteen.
  3. The IQAC Coordinator pleads for the preparation of AQAR for 2015-16. And, it be done by Nov, 2016 positively.
  4. The IQAC Coordinator tells of the academic audit, the curriculum plan and the academic calendar for the current year.
  5. The majority members led by Dr S Panda hold that preparation for the NAAC visit be faster than usual – uploading SSR, LOI etc.

Academic Year 2015-16

PLAN OF ACTION 2015-16
COMPLIANCE
  • Total online e-billing under the E-Pradan scheme with corresponding SBI e-connectivity.
  • WAN connectivity all around the campus needs to be done.
  • Setting up of well-equipped, separate laboratories for all the relevant Departments.
  • Online admission process be upgraded.
  • The Library be shifted to the New Building for more space and accommodation.
  • Renewal of INFLIBNET system in the library.
  • Installation of KOHA in the Library.
  • The college be ready for the NAAC visit.
  • Some national-level seminars be organized.
  • The financial activities, such as billing, of the College are largely done electronically. Likely, the process is going to be upgraded, being far more centralized.
  • WAN Connectivity is still not set up.
  • Given financial crunch, upgrading the laboratories has been admittedly slow; no separation of laboratories for the specialized areas possible right now.
  • Usual online Admission-process has been on.
  • The shifting process is on.
  • INFLIBNET has been there set up and renewed regularly in the Library to access the national and the international journals.
  • KOHA needs to be set up so as to reorganize the Library. The trial is underway.
  • The preparation for the NAAC Visit has been underway; all the Departments are advised to get reorganized and get ready for the process.
  • Departments of Botany and Chemistry have been sanctioned UGC grants for organizing Seminars.

Academic Year 2016-17

PLAN OF ACTION 2016-17
COMPLIANCE
  • WAN/ LAN be set up.
  • The college campus be made WIFI-enabled.
  • The Herbal Garden be better maintained.
  • The Gymnasium be upgraded
  • PG Courses in English,Botany and Geography be introduced
  • Steps be taken for a Hostel for the Students at the earliest.
  • The Canteen be renovated.
  • More UG Courses be introduced.
  • The Sick Room be done up
  • Departments of Botany and Chemistry have already organized UGC-sponsored Seminars.
  • The Psychological Counseling Cell has been made more functional
  • All the CAS-related papers in respect of teachers(12Nos.)have been forwarded to the Higher Education Department for necessary action
  • Already shifted to the New Building, the Library is being reorganized so as to ensure greater accessibility to books and Journals and space for the reading public.
  • KOHA is set up.
  • The Herbal Garden is being well maintained
  • The Gymnasium is considerably upgraded.
  • The Canteen has been renovated so as to ensure health and hygiene.
  • The Sick Room has been done up.

Internal Quality Assurance Cell (IQAC) of Bidhannagar College frames the Annual Quality Assessment Report (AQAR) of the college. Following .pdf files are the AQARs of this college prepared 2010-11 onward.

 

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