KMV Hostel-Home Away from Home for Boarders Safe and Secure Environment for Girls Boasts of a Plethora of Facilities


Kanya Maha Vidyalaya- the Heritage & Autonomous institution, ranked No.1 College in India by India Today ranking, Jalandhar is one of the premier institutions of North India. Recently many new facilities have been added to the already embellished hostel. Throwing more light on it, Principal Prof.(Dr.) Atima Sharma Dwivedi averred that new Reading room in the library, many A.C.s and other facilities have been enhanced keeping in mind the comfort & convenience of our wards. The College boarding house is situated within the precincts of the college and adds a tremendous glory to this heritage institution. Located in lush green and eco-friendly surroundings, the hostel has a provision of accommodation for about 800 girl students. The hostel building consists of four hostel wings- Savitri Bhawan, Rai Bahadur Badri Das Hostel, Saraswati Bhawan and New Hostel. Reputed for its intellectual vigour and homely ambience, KMV hostel offers elaborate arrangements to provide academically conducive, economically affordable accommodation with closely monitored/guarded security system. Furnished with state-of-the-art infrastructure, the institution provides all modern amenities to the boarders such as water coolers, solar system ,T.V, LCD Projector, newspapers. The rooms are spacious and airy. Students can make use of the college library even late in the evening till 9.00pm in order to satisfy their academic needs. In order to ensure pure, uncontaminated and uninterrupted water supply, filters and purifiers have also been installed. Hygienic mess with a spacious dining hall, attached with a modern kitchen equipped with latest gadgets, has an absolutely healthy environment. The food served is tasty, nourishing, balanced and purely vegetarian. Rations and vegetables used are of exceptional quality. Physical well-being and healthcare of the boarders is one of the primary concerns of the authorities. Special medical facilities are provided to the students at all hours through a resident nurse. A provision has also been made for a daily doctor for consultation. Sprawling playgrounds within the campus for the daily practice of our budding sports stars is another feature in our endeavour to facilitate life in the hostel. Special coaching classes are held for resident scholars on demand. Students preparing for Competitive exams are allowed to go for Coaching Classes only on the authority of their parents. For the convenience of the boarders, numerous ,facilities like Bookshop, Bank and Canteen are available in the premises only. There are three STD booths operational in the hostel to facilitate the residents, Cubicle facility is available exclusively for merit scholars. A state-of-the-art health club fitted with various devices like top-of-the-line multi- gym, magnetic bike, motorized treadmill, jogger, twister, vibrator, massager etc. caters free of cost to the physical fitness of the boarders. Expert fitness guidance is provided to the boarders by a fitness trainer for two hours daily in the health club. We regularly arrange Yoga classes and Self Defence classes for the boarders for evolving them into confident individuals. Personal attention and care is given by the Principal and the staff with frequent visits to the hostel to ensure an atmosphere of mutual adjustability and emotional security conducive for personality development of the resident scholars. We have a counsellor for the boarders who is always available to counsel the students. To foster moral values and a sense of respect for our culture among the boarders, prayer meetings are held in the evenings. All festive occasions are celebrated with great bonhomie in the hostel. A s we have students from all the states of India including Punjab, Bihar, Uttar Pradesh, Haryana, Orissa, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu & Kashmir we have many occasions to celebrate. All major festivals and annual functions like Golden Night and Silver Night are celebrated in the hostel with gusto. One day excursions are an all-time favourite feature with the residents. As an institution, KMV is fully conscious of our role and responsibility in guiding our youth and channelizing their bubbling energies in positive direction. We are committed to provide an invigorating ambience of academic fiesta and cultural ethos with emotional warmth and physical comfort to our young scholars. Principal Prof.(Dr.) Atima Sharma Dwivedi further maintained that our mission is to develop right skills, positive attitude, leadership qualities along with a sense of discipline, dedication to duty and commitment in every student for their overall personality development. In pursuit of excellence in all spheres of human activity, hostel life provides the boarders umpteen opportunities to enjoy not only a sense of togetherness but to become awakened and empowered individuals so that they may actively respond to the momentous issues of society and socio- political environment of the world. Life in KMV hostel invites the boarders to enjoy their sojourn in a home away from home in the most fruitful and truly memorable way.