Every institution which enrolls boarders shall provide and maintain under efficient control a suitable building for the accommodation of such boarders. The Boarding House shall be in a suitable locality and shall be capable of being closed to the ingress of visitors and the egress of boarders at any time.
7.2 Dormitories :
Dormitories shall not be less than 12 feet in height and shall provide a floor space of at least 50 square feet for each boarder to be accommodated with provision for adequate number of toilets/bathrooms. The dimensions of each dormitory and the number of boarders permitted to occupy it shall be plainly marked on the dormitory.
The Head of the Institution is responsible for the management of the Boarding House, but for each separate hostel a Resident Superintendent/ Warden shall be appointed.
7.4 Duties of the Hostel Superintendent :
The Superintendent/Warden shall, under the directions of the Head of the Institution maintain discipline in the hostel, control the menial staff and satisfy himself that the Boarding House premises are kept in a clean and thoroughly sanitary condition. He/ She will furnish a daily report of the attendance of the boarders to the Head of the Institution and will communicate at once to the Head the matters requiring his immediate attention. He/ She shall frame proper rules for the guidance of the boarders, and get them approved from the Head of the Institution. These set of rules shall be displayed in a spacious place in the hostel and shall be shown to the Inspecting Officer for approval at the time of annual Inspection. He will also maintain first-aid kit for emergency.
7.5 House Rent Allowance to Hostel Superintendent/ Warden:
The Superintendent/Warden of a boarding house attached to an educational institution has to reside within the boarding house and is entitled to free quarters or to house rent allowance, as admissible, from time to time.
1. The Boarding House Fee in educational institutions shall be charged in accordance with the rates prescribed by the government from time to time which shall be deposited into government treasury on its realisation.
2. The Boarding House fee in the schools shall be levied at the following rates:-
High Schools :
Boys & Girls Rs.10.00 P.M.
Middle Schools :
Boys & Girls Rs.5.00 P.M.
Note.- (i) Fee concession is not admissible in the case of boarding house fee.
(ii) The boarding house fee for the full month should be charged from Boarders irrespective of their date of joining or leaving.
(iii) The exemption from the payment of the Boarding House Fee cannot be allowed in the case of boarders remaining absent on sick leave for a full calender month, if his seat is reserved for him and during his absence cannot be allowed to another scholar.
7.7 Hostel Security(Refundable) :
All Boarders shall pay a security deposit of Rs.300/-each at the time of first entry in the Hostel refundable at the time of leaving hostel. The amount of security deposit shall be kept in saving bank account of state Co-operative Bank branch. Where such facility is not available, it may be kept in saving bank account of nearest post office. The account may be opened in the name of head of the institution by designation.
7.8 Medical Attendance :
Provision shall be made for regular medical attendance, wherever possible a suitably located and well ventilated room should be available as a sick room along with a suitably furnished room for the use of the Medical Officer.
7.9 Utilisation of interest on Security :
The interest accruing on security deposits should be utilised for the common good of the boarders, equipment for hostel common room and prizes on the recommendation of committee of boarders to be constituted by Hostel Warden.
Hostel superintendent may constitute a committee of boarders to run the hostel mess on no profit no loss co-operative basis.