Central Facilities

Central facilities at the university serve as the cornerstone of support for students, faculty, and staff, catering to their administrative, research, and academic requirements. These facilities are integral to the university’s operations, enhancing the overall educational experience. Although the specific offerings may adapt and expand with time, the following outline some of the core central facilities and services available at Mahatma Gandhi University.

1. Library 

Library is one of the important facility frequently used by students and faculty to support the learning and teaching needs. Using the library automation software harness the digital library resources such as eBooks, audio, video, and podcasts to improve student’s learning experience. Digital Content Management System for libraries allows universities to manage all office and academic documents, transcripts, media etc. in electronic format with digital content storage for easy retrieval from anywhere, anytime across website and mobile devices. 

2. Asset & Inventory Control 

Deploying, operating, maintaining, upgrading, and disposing assets including equipment, consumables, library resources, and fixed assets is challenging for universities. Most of the universities struggle to manage and accurately locate their assets and inventory on their campuses. Asset and Inventory Management System leverages sophisticated identification tools such as RFID and Barcoding technologies to effectively track and maintain assets and inventory.

3. Health 

Health records management system enable institutions to manage and track the complete healthcare data and information about the students and staff in digitized format. 

4. Transportation

This facility is like a lifeline for the university and student safety is their biggest worry. Student bus tracking and Transportation Management System with GPS tracking and RFID technologies enable schools to efficiently manage routes, scheduling, and mileage. 

5. Hostel Facilities

The campus offers comprehensive hostel facilities that prioritise safety and security. These hostels are well-equipped with various amenities to ensure a comfortable and productive living environment. Living on campus proves to be highly convenient for students, minimising commuting time and providing easy access to academic buildings, libraries, and other essential campus resources.

The university has  allocated separate accommodations for male and female students, as well as dedicated quarters for both teaching and non-teaching staff to uphold their safety, privacy, and overall comfort.

Here’s an overview of the various hostel facilities:

1) Boys’ Hostels- Pallana, Meenachil

2) Ladies’ Hostels-  Sairandhri, Nila, Kabani, Chandragiri

3) Teachers’ Hostel- Kowdiar

4) Teachers Quarters- Bhavani

5) Staff  Quarters- Pamba, Mullayar, Periyar

These facilities aim to create a conducive and inclusive environment for students, faculty, and staff members, contributing to a holistic educational experience.

6.The University Assembly Hall

The University Assembly Hall is a multifunctional space at the university, serving a variety of crucial roles on the campus. It provides a platform for seminars, symposia, workshops, lectures, and presentations, offering a space for invited speakers to address a substantial audience of students and faculty. This facilitates knowledge exchange and academic growth.

Beyond academia, the assembly hall is a venue for significant university meetings, fostering collaboration and decision-making. It’s also a cultural hub, hosting musical concerts, dance performances, and other artistic expressions that enrich the campus life.

Inclusivity is key, as the assembly hall opens its doors to the broader community for shows and exhibitions. This promotes learning, community participation, and cultural enrichment, contributing to the vibrancy of the institution.

7. Canteen

Using Canteen management system, create canteen and mess menu for students along with rates. Gather student’s feedback on food preferences using online surveys. Easily generate reports on food served, canteen expenses and income generated.