IIT Guwahati has been ranked second in the Swachh Campus Ranking 2018 of Higher Educational Institutions.
The award presentation ceremony of Swachh Campus Ranking 2018 of Higher Educational Institutions was held in New Delhi on Monday.
The rankings were announced by Union Human Resource Development Minister (HRD) Prakash Javadekar under different categories. The rankings were introduced by MHRD last year to encourage educational institutions towards cleanliness.
They are judged on parameters like toilet adequacy and maintenance, garbage clearance systems and various other criteria on the campuses.
Haryana’s Maharashi Dayanand University has been ranked the cleanest government university by the HRD Ministry followed by Guru Nanak Dev University in neighbouring Punjab’s Amritsar.
The Institute of Liver and Biliary Sciences (ILBS) in the national capital has been ranked third among the government institutions followed by the Algappa University in Karaikudi and the Acharya Nagarjuna University in Guntur.
Among the residential campuses of private universities, Pune’s Symbiosis International University has been ranked at the top followed by OP Jindal Global University in Sonipat, KLE Academy of Higher Education and Research in Belagavi and Manipal University in Jaipur.
Raipur’s ITM University has been ranked at the top among non-residential campuses of private universities. The Northcap University in Gurugram and Dr CV Raman University in Bilaspur have been ranked second and third respectively in the category.
Among the technical institutions, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham in Coimbatore bagged the top rank, followed by IIT Guwahati, Siksha ‘O’ Anusandhan University in Bhubhaneshwar and the Indian Institute of Information Technology in New Delhi. PTI GJS CK.