Facilities

Class Rooms – Besides usual class rooms, the specialized class rooms are equipped with computer, internet facilities and LCD projector for conducting classes through power point presentation.

Laboratories- Well equipped different laboratories are provided for the students like Soil Testing Lab for analyzing macro & micro plant nutrients (with Nitrogen digester, automatic a b s o r p t i o n s p e c t r o p h o t o m e t e r e t c . ) , Microbiology Lab, Mushroom Lab, Tissue Culture Lab, Quality Control & Molecular Biology Lab, Trichoderma Lab etc. Trichoderma Lab is equipped with the facilities of bio-pesticide preparation and culture for eco-friendly-control bio-agents. Students use these laboratories with the guidance of the experts and lab assistant for practicing soil testing, microbial culture preparation, bio-fertilizer preparation, Trichoderma preparation, quality parameters testing of different experimental farm products etc.

IRTDM Workshop- A separate room namely IRTDM workshop is provided for making specimens, models, charts, posters etc.related to rural development works as well as displaying of different activities through pictorial forms.

Library – IRTDM faculty established a library with about 24000 sq ft floor area comprising of general and individual reading sections, e-library, journal and newspaper sections, book stake section coupled with an office for the librarian.

Computer Laboratory- A well furnished big computer lab accommodating 43 computers with internet connectivity & a LCD projector to facilitate basic computer course for students. This lab is available throughout the day for learning practices, preparation of seminar, assignments, power point, project work, dissertation and other educational related works.

Seminar Hall- An air conditioned seminar hall with the capacity of 150 persons is recently developed with modern electronic gadgets, broad band connectivity for conducting seminars, combined classes, classes through video-conferencing etc.

Broad Band Connectivity- Broadband internet connectivity helps the students to get easy access to vast amounts of academic information, besides helping them to get the benefit of tele-education. Some classes are being conducted at IRTDM Faculty Centre, Ranchi by experts stationed at Belur Math.

Conference Room- There is a large conference room along with computer, internet and LCD projector facilities. The room is essentially used for conducting Academic Council & Board of Studies meetings, monthly staff meetings as well as for seminar presentation.

Examination Hall- A separate examination hall with more than 200 seating capacity is dedicated for students to provide a peaceful examination atmosphere throughout the year.

Additional Facilities:

Along with the above facilities the faculty center has the following additional facilities of

Ashrama and Divyayan Krishi Vigyan Kendra (KVK)-

The Ashrama & Divyayan KVK have well established infrastructure—buildings, experimental farms, demonstration units like dairy, poultry, duckery, fishery and bee-keeping. The KVK has a well-equipped soil testing laboratory for analyzing macro- and microplant- nutrients, a biotechnology unit including vermiculture, production of mushroom-spawn and blue green algae, seed processing unit etc. and an agricultural engineering workshop. There is a well-organized Museum for displaying the activities of Divyayan and an excellent auditorium with a capacity of nearly 310 persons, with audio-visual and video-conferencing facilities. The demonstration unit of poultry has different breeds of layers and broilers. There are also duck production unit with hatcheries. A dairy farm with high yielding cross-bred animals is also functioning efficiently. Besides the existing experimental farm at Morabadi Ashrama, there are two large experimental farms at Maheshpur and Getalsud situated at a distance of about 35 km from Ranchi. Progeny orchards of different fruit plants and Green House facilities also exist in these experimental farms, where a lot of research trials and demonstrations on different crops and vegetables are conducted. Seed production programmes on rice, potato and different other vegetables are conducted in these farms along with different adopted villages.

Library Facilities: The Ashrama has its own library with reading room facility. The library contains with more than 25,000 books, and subscription of 80 periodicals, 10 daily news papers.

Medical Facilities: Ashrama has its own health centre for treatment of common ailments free of cost. Several renowned doctors are associated with the health centres and the students could get the benefit of their treatment and advice. Apart from the health centre, there is a Government Medical College and Hospital (Rajendra Institute of Medical Sciences) located within 2 km, where 24-hour emergency service is available. Students of this faculty centre have the advantage of getting the benefit of using the existing infrastructure of the Ashrama and its facilities. Moreover, there is ample scope for association and learning from the vibrant and extensive rural services and training activities of the Ashrama.