In terms of infrastructure, SRCC is one of the best colleges in the country matching international standards. It is one of the few colleges in the University of Delhi which has upgraded its classrooms to facilitate teaching through modern tools and techniques. The College has centrally air conditioned classrooms with Wi-Fi enabled LCD projectors, tutorial rooms, library, a state-of-the-art seminar room and a fully equipped auditorium with seating capacity of over 750 persons. The College takes pride in being a differently-abled friendly campus with new ramps, lifts and special washrooms added to the building. Also, the College has various facilities to address the reading, hearing and understanding requirements of various students. The SRCC library is an empowering unit with a Resource Centre for Visually Challenged possessing an array of audio-visual aids to assist in the process of self actualization. The College is endowed with renovated hostels, medical support systems (along with physiotherapy centre), modern gymnasium, swimming pool, a huge parking facility (available to both students and faculty), air conditioned sports complex and playground of international standards. A complete smoke and vehicle free zone, the College provides an eco-friendly environment to its students with the latest initiatives of solar heating, rainwater harvesting, paper recycling and other green initiatives in the pipeline. The College has taken measures to address the need for vigilance and security. The campus is CCTV-enabled to cater to the safety requirements of a well endowed and equipped campus receiving a huge footfall.
In view of its recognition as a “Heritage Building” by the Government of Delhi, the class-rooms in the College retain their heritage look with vintage teak furniture. Centrally air-conditioned, the class rooms at SRCC facilitate a blend of traditional and modern modes of teaching with technological aids such as ceiling-mounted LCD projectors, roll-down screens, green boards and podium for faculty.
FACULTY/ TUTORIAL ROOMS
The College has a separate tutorial block. The tutorial rooms are centrally air-conditioned and Wi-Fi enabled. Here, the students have personal interaction with the faculty on academic and other matters and further conduct their extra-curricular activities. These rooms have ultimately emerged as the bedrock for the generation of bright ideas. These rooms also provide the faculty with a peaceful and comfortable place for their academic pursuits.
The College has three state of the art Computer Centers. All the computers in the centers are provided with the latest updated software and hardware. Internet, printing and scanning facilities are also available through network. Further, each center is equipped with uninterrupted power backup.
The teaching of information technology and computer based papers is carried out through LCD screens in the computer centers. In addition, the centers are also available for the students for accessing internet, practice and for preparation of their projects. Internet with more than 2 mbps data transfer rate is available.
Attached to the main academic block, the SRCC Library is a two storey fully Wi-Fi enabled unit with seating capacity for about 300 readers. The library employs the latest technology in library sciences to provide the best learning to its users. Well-stocked and presently having a collection of over seventy four thousand volumes on different subjects, latest publications in the fields of business, economics, humanities and social sciences are continuously added to the collection to equip students with a wide range of academic. The College Library is fully automated and provides user services through computer.
The Library opens for eight hours from 8.30 a.m. to 5.00 p.m. However, during examinations it opens from 8.00 a.m. to 8.00 p.m. for students’ convenience.
The Library subscribes to about 80 journals of national and international repute. The prominent journals being subscribed to by the Library are: Accountancy, Accounting Review, American Economic Review; Centre for Monitoring Indian Economy, Chartered Accountant, Economic and Political Weekly, Economist, Harvard Business Review, Journal of Accountancy, Journal of Business, Journal of Economic Literature, Journal of Economic Perspectives, Journal of Finance, Organizational Dynamics, Vikalpa, Reserve Bank of India Bulletin, Seminar, Vision, Yojana, Down to Earth etc.
All prominent national dailies are also subscribed in the library. Magazines like – Business India, Business Today, Business World, Competition Master, Competition Success Review, Capital Market, Dalal Street, Frontline, India Today, Mainstream, Outlook, PC Quest, Reader’s Digest, Span, Times etc. are also subscribed in the library
The College has a Boys Hostel within its campus to accommodate students who come from the different parts of the country and the world. The Boys Hostel has provision for accommodation for one hundred and fifty students across various semesters. The Hostel has a separate dining hall, common room and washroom area within the hostel. The rooms are furnished. The Mess is operated thrice a day at breakfast, at lunch and at dinner. Wi-Fi facility is also available in the Hostel. Laundry services are separately provided within the campus for residents.
The College also has a Girls Hostel within its campus to accommodate students who come from the different parts of the country and the world. The Girls Hostel provides accommodation to fifty three students across the semesters. The hostel has a separate dining hall, common room and washroom area within the hostel. The rooms are furnished. The mess is operated thrice a day at breakfast, at lunch and at dinner. Wi-Fi facility is also available in the hostel. Laundry services are separately provided within the campus for residents. In addition, the hostel also provides washing machine for self-washing by residents.
DIFFERENTLY ABLED FRIENDLY CAMPUS
The College has made unprecedented attempts to make the College campus differently-abled friendly. Ramps and elevators facilitate the movement of differently abled people within the college building. The College also has washrooms for differently abled students. There is a unique Resource Center for Visually Impaired Students (RCVC) developed under the SRCC Enabling Unit. The resource center has a variety of assistive technology tools, hardware equipment and software, like JAWS and Supernova, the screen-reading softwares; Kurzweil, the OCR; Clear Reader, the instant-reading hardware equipment; clear-view the magnifier attached with LCD; DUXBURY Braille translator; scanning and embossed printing devices; etc. to facilitate students with different degrees of visual impairment.
The College has a separate Resource Centre in the College library to enable students to access desired information for their academic pursuits through internet. The center has 40 computers for students.
Extensively used by the students for extra-curricular activities and for hosting functions of the College, SRCC auditorium has a seating capacity of about 750 people. It has an advanced light and sound system that is managed by specially designated support staff along with the students. It is equipped with a large stage, two green rooms, comfortable seating, carpeting, wall paneling for acoustic effects, air-conditioners, washrooms, locker and a podium.
The state-of-the-art Platinum Jubilee Seminar Room was constructed on the occasion of the College’s Platinum Jubilee in 2000–2001. The air-conditioned seminar room, with a seating capacity of about hundred people, is equipped with audio-visual facilities along with recording facilities and an excellent sound system. It also features a projector screen, white board, black board and a podium. The Seminar Room is used for holding seminars, symposia, group discussion, lectures etc.
The College has a state-of-art international standard multipurpose indoor sports stadium. It has a seating capacity of about 1200 spectators. The courts laid with wooden planks are used for Badminton, Basket Ball, Volley Ball, Judo, Wrestling, etc. Besides this, a separate room for chess and table tennis is also provided in the stadium.
The College also has a hockey cum football field.
The College has been excelling in sports for over two decades. Every year the College holds Sports Carnival, Inter-class matches and Sports Day. For proper training and grooming of players the College provides coaching facilities to the players for different games.
The College has teams for Cricket, Football, Hockey, Basket Ball, Hand Ball, Badminton, Lawn Tennis, Table Tennis, Squash Racket, Swimming, Shooting, and Athletics.
SRCC is the one of the few colleges in the University of Delhi to have a swimming pool facility. The swimming pool opens during the summer season. The swimming pool is properly maintained and coaching facilities are provided to newcomers.
The College has a Physiotherapy Unit at the Sports complex for its students and staff members. The Physiotherapy section has Electrotherapy room and Exercise therapy room. The Electrotherapy room is equipped with all the basic physiotherapy modalities (i.e. IFT u.s. TENS, Muscle Stimulator, SWD [short move diathermy], Traction Machine, wax bath therapy and hydro collator) meant for pain relief and relaxation. The exercise room has the basic exercise equipment (i.e. Shoulder Wheel, Wrist Exerciser, Ankle Exerciser, and Foot Exerciser) along with some equipment especially for sports students that include resistance bands and loops, Swiss Balls, Foam Rollers, Bosu Balls, Medicine Balls, and Weigh Cuffs. There is also an RIP-60 trainer (supervision trainer) for rehabilitation and training purposes. A visiting physiotherapist is attached to the unit and is available during working days and hours.
The College maintains its own fitness centre. It is located inside the multipurpose hall in sports complex possessing equipment for free weight exercises, bodyweight exercises, gym ball exercises / Swiss ball exercises, resistance band exercises, resistance machine exercises and stretching exercises. The Center also holds classes for kickboxing, yoga and aerobics:
1. Weight training section: This section comprises of Olympic weightlifting weights, exercise stations, Swiss balls etc.
2. Cardio section: It consists of treadmills, elliptical trainer, cycles etc.
BASIC HEALTH CARE UNIT
The College has a basic health care unit to provide medical support in its campus to provide immediate medical assistance to needy students and staff members. The facilities include a visiting doctor who visits the campus thrice a week, a physiotherapist and a full-time nurse.
The College campus is fully Wi-Fi enabled which can be accessed by students and staff members in the academic block, tutorial block, corridors, open areas, hostels and sports complex. Users are provided a secure access with a login ID and password for using Wi-Fi facility through laptops.
The College Canteen is a popular meeting place for students. It serves a variety of eatables at moderate prices. Fully air conditioned canteen with elegant tables and cozy chairs add comfort while enjoying array of savory food. The College operates one fully air-conditioned canteen having a seating capacity of fifty people.
The College has an in-campus branch of State Bank of India to extend banking services to students and staff members. It functions six days a week from 9.00 am to 4.00 p.m.
Books and Stationery Outlet
The College has an in-house Bookshop being run by the SRCC Co-operative store. The Bookshop provides books, reference materials and stationery products to the students. The shop remains open on all working days during College hours.
The College has also outsourced a photocopier outlet to provide photocopy, printing, compiling and binding facilities to its students and staff. The outlet opens on all working days during College hours.
The College has a separate parking lot in the campus, near gate No. 4, for students and staff. For regulating entry, parking stickers are issued to the bona-fide users.
Procedure and Policy for maintenance and utilisation of facilities in the College
The policy of the College is to fulfil and upgrade the infrastructural requirements as and when such need arises. Various committees of the College are constituted to plan and ensure that the available infrastructure is in line with its academic growth and is optimally utilized. These include:
Procedure for maintenance of facilities:
The College ensures regular maintenance and upkeep of all infrastructural facilities. The maintenance work is carried out by trained in-house experts as well as outsourced to appropriate outside agencies. A full-time caretaker is appointed by the College to ensure the cleanliness, hygiene, sanitation, water supply, electricity, security and stationery condition and to update the Principal of the institution about the current/ daily state of affairs. Furniture and equipment are purchased on regular basis as per the requirements. The College has its own fulltime plumber, electrician, sweepers and gardeners to maintain the lawns and flora of the College.
The College has appointed a Senior Technical Assistant and a Computer Network Assistant to provide regular support services relating to computer hardware and software. They also ensure the allotment of Wi-Fi passwords to individual students and faculty members. The College awards Annual Maintenance Contracts (AMCs) to external agencies/private vendors for the maintenance of computers, LAN, servers, printers, projectors, scanners, laptops and biometric attendance system.
Procedure for utilisation of facilities:
The decisions in respect to the proposals for initiating new programmes or activities in the College are taken in the staff council meetings. The decisions are then taken to the Governing Body for approval. The timetable committees evaluate the possibilities of rational and optimal use of the time and space available. Rooms of different sizes are allotted in accordance with the size of the classes. They make recommendations periodically about the need for expanding the existing space, remodeling or re-using the existing space. Further, suggestions are made for the most efficient use of the time frame, keeping in mind the need to balance academics, co-curricular and extra-curricular activities.