Lal Bahadur Shastri Hall of Residence

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Lal Bahadur Shastri Hall of Residence
Lal Bahadur Shastri Hall of Residence

Lal Bahadur Shastri Hall of Residence, also known as LBS Hall is the largest hall of residence at IIT Kharagpur.

Lal Bahadur Shastri Hall of Residence
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Founded 2011
Warden Prof. Inder Shekhar Yadav
Asst. Warden(s) Prof. Ajay M Sidpara
Prof. Sunil Manohar Dash
Prof. Gourav Dhar Bhowmick
Prof. Siddharth Tamang
Hall President Priyanshu Nanda
SSM Pankaj Guriyan
Office No. (Warden) +91-3222-283798
Capacity 2000+
Gender Boys Hostel
Sharing Double, Triple
Canteen Nescafe
Mess Night Canteen
C-Block Canteen
Shops Xerox & Stationery Shop
Fruits & Juice Shop
General Store

History[edit | edit source]

The hall was founded in 2011 and is the newest of all the 22 halls of IIT Kharagpur. In 2011, finished blocks (A, D) were allotted to M.Tech and PhD students. Later in 2012, the construction of B, AB blocks were complete and were allotted to the undergraduate freshers. The construction was finally completed in 2013. In 2014, graduate students were shifted to MMM Hall and B R Ambedkar Hall, thus making it an undergraduate hall in entirety.

Infrastructure[edit | edit source]

The five floored (G+4) building of the hall is divided into four blocks - A, B, C and D, each of them fully connected through AA, AB, BC, CD and DD blocks respectively. With an expandable capacity of more than 2000, it currently houses 1997 students which includes around 700 first year undergraduate students. It has a separate two floor unit building attached to the southern side of building which provides space for two food messes.

Music Room[edit | edit source]

The music room is equipped with all the required and most played music instruments with the greatest quality product. It's current location is C-Block ground floor.

Sports[edit | edit source]

The hall is fully equipped with space and equipment requirements for several sports activities. It has two badminton courts, a basketball court, two table tennis tables, a football ground, a cricket pitch for net practice, and a volleyball court. There is a gym located at the ground floor of BC Block.

Shops & Eateries[edit | edit source]

  • A night canteen which operates at 2nd floor mess from 9:30 pm till 2:30 am in the morning.
  • A Nescafe shop just beside the main gate where you can get tea, coffee & fast food like burger, patties. It opens in morning at 9 AM and remains open till 3 AM in the morning.
  • A juice stall also operates jointly and remains open from 10 am in the morning till evening and reopens in night. (Ram Da)
  • DD-100s series has the LBS Milk Stall where he sells Milk, Maggi, Dosa and Uthappam, Biriyani (Mon, Thurs, Sat) and other snack items
  • A general store at the ground floor of AB block for general goods and everyday utilities including food and drinks. (Open till 11PM)

Utilities[edit | edit source]

  • A Xerox & Stationery shop with all the supporting utilities in the ground floor of B-wing.
  • A laundry service is also present in the ground floor of CD-wing.

Common room[edit | edit source]

There is Common Room in the A block of the hall which houses events, workshops and information seminars.

Garden[edit | edit source]

A beautiful hanging garden is being made at the entrance of hall (currently out of condition)

Hall council[edit | edit source]

Designation 2023-24 2022-23 2021-22 2020-21 2019-20 2018-19 2017-18 2016-17 2015-16 2014-15 2013-14
Hall President Priyanshu Nanda Utkarsh Dwivedi Kshitij Prasad A N Dinesh Chandra Devansh Bhatt Suraj Kumar Vivek Kumar Kuntal Das Sharad Kumar KSV Chary Abhishek Padmsale Paramjeet Singh
Second Senate Member Pankaj Guriyan Daundkar Pritam Goraksh Nitin Kohli Aashwin Gupta Nihir Kumar Sachin Singh Mitul Panchal Surepeddi Anjan Srinivas Reddy Babu Lal Anirbhan
General Secretary Social & Cultural Abhi Patidar Bhuvnesh Khantwal Sreyash Layak
Nitin Kohli Aashwin Gupta Nihir Kumar Javed Ali Khan Kuntal Das Sarthak Saha Dipan Biswas Pawan Kedia
General Secretary Sports & Games Priyanshu Shaw Varun Chowdhary Swagata Naskar Arun Nayak Ujjawal Kumar Nayak Sachin Kumar Himanshu Joshi Amit Patidar V Vishal Reddy KSV Chary Rahul Arya
General Secretary Technology Abhraneel Ghosh Amey Milind Sankhe Chinmay Jain Pranay Raj Jatin Chhapola Sumit Kumar Singh Samyak Malhotra Pramod Singh Rishabh Shrivastava Akhilesh Anupam Pedarla
General Secretary Mess Satyajeet Behera &

Shashank Singhania

Shon Ravindra Bakal Aditya Chawla Mayank Soni Suraj Kumar Anurag Mondal Ravi Sharma Anish Tiwari Arihant Jain Rahul Arya Anuj Rajput
General Secretary Maintenance Manas Raj & Mridul Kumar Sushant Sunil Deshmukh Shubham Agrawal Parth Sarthi Roy Devansh Bhatt Vikash Kumar Mithil Bang Salapu Sai Ashik Manoj Kumar M Babu Lal
General Secretary

Students' Welfare

Pranjal Rathore &

Virat Dwivedi

Vishal Dharmaraj Sonune Palkit Lohia Aman Khashbar Adarsh Goyal Archak Basak Ranadip Roy
General Secretary Library Harsh Kaliramna Randheer Kumar Adarsh Gupta
General Secretary Alumni Affairs & Hall Development Harsh Kaliramna Randheer Kumar Soumya Tarafder Adarsh Gupta
Social & Cultural Coordinator Charan Rathod A N Dinesh Chandra

Hall Day[edit | edit source]

Year 2016 : The Hall Day of LBS was celebrated on 3rd April 2016, Sunday. The hall was beautifully decorated and a DJ was also arranged at the ground between the C and D blocks.

Year 2017 : The Hall Day of LBS was supposed to be celebrated on 31st March 2017, however it got postponed to 2nd April 2017 due to an unfortunate incident. DJ and Food stalls were arranged in the AB ground.

General championship[edit | edit source]

2018-19[edit | edit source]

Social & Cultural[edit | edit source]

10th in Social & Cultural General Championship 2018-19 with 110 points.

Ranking Event Points
Bengali Elocution 30
Western Vocals 25

Sports & Games[edit | edit source]

Bronze in Sports and Games General Championship 2018-19 with 32 points.

Ranking Event Points
Basketball, Hockey 20
Volleyball, Table Tennis 12

Technology[edit | edit source]

6th in Technology General Championship 2018-19 with 18 points.

Ranking Event Points
Case Study 10
Bizquiz, Techquiz 8

2015-16[edit | edit source]

Social & Cultural[edit | edit source]

7th in Social & Cultural General Championship 2015-16 with 180 points.

Ranking Event Points
Sketching 60
Cartooning, Eastern Groups 95
Hindi Elocution 25

Sports & Games[edit | edit source]

Gold in Sports and Games General Championship 2015-16 with 62 points.

Ranking Event Points
Table Tennis, Chess, Lawn Tennis (Singles and Doubles), Badminton
Cricket, Football, Swimming

Technology[edit | edit source]

Gold in Technology General Championship.

Ranking Event Points
Case Study, Hardware Modelling, ChemQuest 250
Product Design 60

2014-15[edit | edit source]

Sports & Games[edit | edit source]

Bronze in Sports and Games General Championship 2014-15 with 48 points.

Ranking Event Points
Volleyball, Table Tennis, Basketball 30
Cricket 6
Chess, Badminton,water polo 12

Technology[edit | edit source]

6th in Technology General Championship 2014-15 with 100 points.

Ranking Event Points
Hardware Modelling 100

Hardware Modelling[edit | edit source]

Consecutive gold for LBS Hall in the session 2015-16 and 2014-15. The autonomous bicycle, a submission by LBS Hall received accolades has also been covered by media websites.

Hall Culture[edit | edit source]

LBS Recreation Month[edit | edit source]

Initiated in 2014, the LBS Recreation Month, or the #LBSRecMonth is a month long event aimed at increasing interactions between students of LBS Hall, IIT Kharagpur. It consists of a host of Team-building games and events with a prerequisite that a team formed must have a mix of students from at least two different batches.

Spanning a month, the event encompasses around 10 team events. Each event having teams with at least one 3rd year, one 2nd year and two 1st years students. LBS Recreation Month is a fun, innovative and an effective way to bring in interaction between various batches of students.

The events planned and held in LBS Recreation Month of 2014 are as follows:

(Italicized events were planned but not held)

  • Dumb Charades
  • Mafia
  • Tug of War
  • Call of Duty
  • Coding Event
  • Bluff (Card Game)
  • Gully Cricket
  • Counter Strike
  • Truth or Dare
  • The Amazing Race : LBS
  • DJ Night
  • Fine Arts

See also[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

1. LBS website Retrieved October 30, 2016.