Institutional Best Practices

7.2.1  Institutional Best Practices.
1. Title of the Practice: - ‘No Vehicle Day ‘ 
The contest that required the initiation of the practice:-
Our college has activity initiated “No Vehicle Day” The 30th  day of every month the College Staff, (teaching and administrative) and stakeholders are not allowed to use Petrol, Diesel Vehicle to come to college, they are allowed to walk  or using bicycle. Through this practice the College has been trying to make awareness about the problem of pollution to inculcate the practice of Gandhian ideology.
 Initially some stakeholders hesitate to follow this practice but the Principal and staff members convinced them to not to bring their Vehicles on this day. The stake holders have been convinced and all the students and staff members are not using Vehicle on ‘ No Vehicle Day’ thus this activity became the best practice of the college to protect Environment and control air and nose pollution as well as save fuel and  money. 
The management of the college has decided to observe ‘No Vehicle Day’ in the college. We have been facing problem of Environmental pollution as well as noise pollution. For this reason the college has decided to observe ‘No Vehicle Day’ once in a month. 

Objective of the Practice:-  
1.To create awareness about pollution.
2.To helps the students to learn the Gandhian ideology i.e. self control and self discipline.
3.To save the Natural Resources and also the wealth of Nation.
4.To inculcate the ‘National Interest’ among the students.   

The Practice:-
The Management, Principal and Staff give information all the students for following the ‘No Vehicle Day’ and everybody follows the practice sincerely. 
Obstacles faced if any and strategies adopted to overcome them:-  
There are no hard obstacles in following the best practice except the guests and strangers. They are unknown about the practice because they are visiting the college may be the first time. 

Impact of the practice:- 
The practice is useful in all the way. First it lessens the Environmental pollution and avoids noise pollution and saves fuel. Through this practice college inculcates value education, discipline and attitude towards nature.      

Resources Required:- 
To follow the practice it doesn’t require more resources. The notices are given to the students and stakeholders to follow the practice honestly.

Best Practice II

II- Title of best practice.
Celebration of special days
1. To create awareness among students regarding life and work
of great personalities.
2. To make students aware about importance of special days.
3. To enhance students global outlook.
4. To inculcate the moral and social values among students

The context-
Young generations are the pillars of the nation. Educational institutions play an important role in building up these pillars. In this twenty first century the young generation lives in a peculiar psychological pressure due to high competitions in the world. Technology based life, complex relations and stress. In such situation it is essential to give information of special and important days to students which will motivate students to face the issues and go ahead with strength and inspiration. As the life and work of great personalities inspire the students to work with quality.

The Practice-
In diverse situations in life and be a person of Principles with moral and social values.
The celebrations have become an integral part of joyful learning, community building and thought provoking process. Different special days related to great personalities, issues are celebrated in the college. Students are exposed to the essence of importance and special events personalities’ history, issues through various competitions. The principal and staff encourage the students to participate in all celebrations of special days to learn the history and to link the past with the present. Various activities are organized on the day, such as different competitions- quiz, lectures, debates, rangoli, slogan, poster making, cooking competition exhibition etc in which students and staff participate. College has a special committee for conducting these activities and celebrating days.

We celebrate following special days in the college.
21st June International Yoga Day,26th July Birth anniversary of Rajashri Shahu Maharaj, 1st August Birth anniversary of Annabhau Sathe & death   anniversary of Lokmanya Tilak,15th August Independence Day, 23rd August University Foundation day, 29th August National sports day , 5th September Teacher’s Day, 8th to 14th September International Literacy day, 14th September Hindi Day, 17th September Hyderabad Mukti Sangram,Din,24th September NSS Day, 2nd October Birth anniversary of Mahatama Gandhi & Lal bahadur Shastri,26th November Sanvidhan din, 28th November Mahatma Phule Smruti din, 1st December World AIDS day, 6th December Dr,Babasaheb Ambedkar  Mahaparinirvan din, 3rd January Birth anniversary of Savitribai Phule, 12th January Birth anniversary of Rajmata Jijau & Swami Vivekanand  14th January Dr.Babasaheb Ambedkar Marathwada University  expansion day,26th January Republic day,19th February Birth Anniversary of Chatrapati Shivaji Maharaj, 28th February National Science Day, 8th March International Women’s day, 10th March Savitribai Phule Smruti Din, 14th April Birth Anniversary of Dr.Babasaheb Ambedkar, 1st  May Maharashtra din.etc days have been  celebrated by the college.

Evidence of success
Celebration of these days makes student aware about society they concern & it also ensures their responsibility .Students are motivated by specific events in the life of these great personalities. 

Problems encountered and resources required
In exciting this best practice problem encountered of time management in day to day schedule of college function. This is managed skillfully, by the academic and concerned committee and students.