SC and ST Welfare Minister Shri Gyan Singh undertook surprise inspection of 2 hostels at Bhopal today. Shri Singh undertook random visit to Babu Jagjivan Ram Government New Pre-matric Scheduled Caste Girls Hostel, Professors Colony and Dr. Ambedkar Post-matric Boys Hostel, Shyamala Hills. The Minister was accompanied by departmental Principal Secretary Shri Ashok Shah and Scheduled Castes Commissioner Shri Sanjeev Kumar Jha.
At Shyamala Hills hostel, the Minister directed 4 students to vacate hostel after completion of education within 3 days. He inspected ongoing whitewashing work in the hostel and directed to repair window panes, mosquito-grills and notice board. During inspection of both hostels, Shri Singh inspected food stuffs in kitchen,drinking water arrangements and directed to improve conditions and maintain hygiene. He directed wardens of both hostels for effective sanitation and security arrangements.
At Professors Colony girls hostel, the Minister held discussions with girl hostellers regarding facilities. The hostel has 50 girl inmates. They are being imparted computer training in the hostel itself. Soon, kitchen through outsourcing will be started in the hostel. Shri Singh directed to demolish old hostel building and construct a new one on the premises.