Raigarh,O.P. Jindal University, Raigarh has been awarded the 6th rank in the Residential Campus Category amongst 739 institutions in the Swachhta Rankings of all Higher Educational Institutions in India.
The rankings were announced at the Swachhta Ranking Award Ceremony held today in New Delhi. The ceremony was addressed by Honorable Union Minister for Human Resource Development, Sh.Ramesh Pokhriyal “Nishank and the awards were presented by the Chairman, UGC and the Chairman, AICTE. Dr. R. D.Patidar, Vice Chancellor, O.P. Jindal University along with Mr C. Mathew received this award on behalf of the University.Based on marks obtained in the notified parameters, OPJU was one of the 36 institutions across India.
On this occasion, after receiving the award, Dr.Patidar thanked MHRD, AICTE and UGC for selecting OPJU and conferring this prestigious award. He congratulated all the members of OP Jindal University for putting the whole effort in making the University Campus a Swachh Campus and receiving the honour.
Dr Patidar also said that Cleanliness is our habit and all the students and faculty and staff members of the university put their soul and heart in maintaining the clean campus. We regularly organise Clean Campus and Green Campus programmes at the University. This year brought many laurels to the University and this fourth award is recognition towards maintaining cleanliness and quality services provided by OPJU.
Jindal Group’s another University, OP Jindal Global University, Sonipat ranked 2nd across India in the same category of Swachh Campus Rankings 2019. Dr Patidar congratulated Dr C. Rajkumar, Vice Chancellr, OPJGU for this great achievement.
The Swachh Campus Ranking -2019 process started in the month of August 2019. UGC had been entrusted with the responsibility of physical inspection of Higher Education Institutions participated for Swachhta Ranking, 2019.
A three-member team visited the campus on 4th September 2019 and interacted on issues including overall campus upkeep, quality of essential services, greenery, waste disposal mechanisms, and extension work carried out by OPJU in neighboring villages and communities.
It is well known that located in Punjipathra, Raigarh, OP Jindal University was established in Chhattisgarh in 2014 (State Bill Act 13) by the prestigious Industrial Group of the country – Jindal Group; with the objective of providing world-class education and training to the students of the country and abroad.
The University is committed to provide world-class courses, world-class teachers, modern teaching methods, state-of-art infrastructure and a vibrant campus to the learners; and attention is being given to make the university the most distinct and world-class University of Steel Technology and Management.