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Agriculture College Hostel News – Krishi Vidyapeeth, Akola
Agriculture College Boys Hostel
The present hostel building was constructed in the year 1961 and was inaugurated by Hon'ble D.S. Desai, the then Minister of Education (M.S.) on 13-01-1961. This modern hostel building has two wings (North and South) with sixty-six rooms for accommodation of students in each of the wing.
The hostel has its own water supply and sanitation arrangements. In the Hostel fresh purified drinking water is provided to the students. Similarly, all the entertainment facilities like Television, Newspapers, Magazines and Indoors game are also provided to the students.
The hostel has a very attractive appearance today with sky scrapping Ashoka trees on both sides of the road, the wide lush green lawn in front of the building adds in the beauty of the hostel, which is maintained by students only.
During the year 2001-02 North wing was allotted to the P.G. students and only South wing is being utilized for accommodation of U.G. students. At present 125 students of College of Agriculture / Horticulture, Akola are residing in the hostel
During the year 2005-06 the modern Gymnasium facility with gymnastic equipments is provided for the students. Dr. V.D. Patil, Ex. Dean, Faculty of Agriculture, Dr. Panjabrao Deshmukh Krishi Vidyapeeth, Akola inaugurated this gymnasium on 15-07-2006.
Agriculture College Girls Hostel
Jijaoo girls hostel is having the capacity of 61 rooms. Out of which, one is office and two rooms are store. There is a facility of cooled drinking water and inverter during load shading period.
Presently, 155 girls (Agriculture, Horticulture and Forestry) are residing in the hostel, each room accommodating 2-3 girls. There is one TV hall and one mini library for competitive examination preparation. There is also big dining hall accommodating 40-45 girls for their meal with tables and chairs.
For the entertainment there is Table Tennis, Chess, Carom board and for outdoor games. There is also volleyball play ground
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