dormitory

 

Dormitory

One of the primary concerns of the Institution since its inception is the provision of the amenities and convenience that are to be given for the students in the dormitories. It has been earnest endeavour to make their stay in the dormitory 'a home away from home', where the chlidern are provided with not only a homely ambience but also with opportunities to enhance creativity and learning.

Separate dormitories are provided for the sub junior, junior, inter, senior and super senior boys and girls so that children grow up among their own peers and among the same age groups.  Each dormitory, according to its strength is assigned to one or two Dormitory Administrators and Dorm Nurses, especially for children of the age group, between six and nine.  Each dorm nurse has to take care of five or six children. The dorm Nurse is in-charge of keeping the items of the student concerned clean and is also responsible for providing personal assistance, which the children of that age may not be able to provide for themselves. In short, it can be said that the dorm nurses act as mothers to the children assigned to them.

The dormitories are kept clean and tidy at all times and this work is done when the children are in the classrooms. At any time of the day and on any day, the dormitory is clean to the very minute detail. Fumigation is done frequently and the Resident Doctors, Nurses, Teachers, Counsellors and the Coordinators pay visits to the dormitories at least once in a day to maintain the cleanliness standards of the dorms, and to ensure that everything is well with the students.

Each dormitory or a dormitory complex has state-of-the art diesel boilers, to provide hot water for all the children to bathe once in a day, which is compulsory. The dormitories of students taking the board examinations have additional facilities with furniture for them to study in the night till 11.00 p.m. and also early in the morning, from 4.00 a.m. Each dormitory has a DVD player and an audio system and a television set, not for spending too much time listening to music or to watch movies, but to have a little entertainment during weekends and also to listen to the news telecast daily through various channels.  It is to be noted that more than 100 staff members are directly involved in dormitory administration, and Dormitory Administrators, Dorm Nurses and scores of helpers, who clean and keep tidy every nook and corner of the dormitories.

It is evident that a sizeable portion of the budget is allocated to maintain and administer the important portfolio of resident facilities in a fully_residential school. The toilets are provided with the best of sanitary ware, and all measures are taken to maintain the best standards of health and hygiene.