Lal Bahadur Shastri Hall of Residence
Lal Bahadur Shastri Hall of Residence, also known as LBS Hall is one of the male students halls of residence, mainly for undergraduate freshers.
|Lal Bahadur Shastri Hall of Residence |
|Motto||LEARN BELIEVE SUCCEED|
|Warden||Prof. PP Srivastava|
Prof. MK Tiwary |
Prof. Amit Ghosh
Prof. PS Burada
Prof. GS Gourishankar
|Hall President||Devansh Bhatt|
|Office No.||(Warden) +91-3222-283798|
Mess Night Canteen
Xerox & Stationery Shop |
D-block Juice Shop
- 1 History
- 2 Infrastructure
- 3 Hall council
- 4 Hall Day
- 5 General championship
- 6 Hardware Modelling
- 7 Hall Culture
- 8 See also
- 9 References
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 a badminton court, a basketball court, two table tennis tables, football ground, 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 evening during 6 pm and remains open till 4 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.
- Besides, a small milk stall opens from 7.30 pm to 2 am on the second floor A-wing and first floor of C wing.
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 a Sony TV to provide entertainment. Event, workshops and information seminars are usually conducted here.
Garden[edit | edit source]
Hall council[edit | edit source]
|Hall President||Devansh Bhatt||Vivek Kumar||Kuntal Das||Sharad Kumar||KSV Chary||Abhishek Padmsale||Paramjeet Singh|
|Second Senate Member||Nihir Kumar||Sachin Singh||Mitul Panchal||Surepeddi Anjan||Srinivas Reddy||Babu Lal||Anirbhan|
|General Secretary Social & Cultural||Aashwin Gupta||Nihir Kumar||Javed Ali Khan||Kuntal Das||Sarthak Saha||Dipan Biswas||Pawan Kedia|
|General Secretary Sports & Games||Ujjawal Kumar Nayak||Sachin Kumar||Himanshu Joshi||Amit Patidar||V Vishal Reddy||KSV Chary||Rahul Arya|
|General Secretary Technology||Jatin Chhapola||Sumit Kumar Singh||Samyak Malhotra||Pramod Singh||Rishabh Shrivastava||Akhilesh||Anupam Pedarla|
|General Secretary Mess||Mayank Soni||Anurag Mondal||Ravi Sharma||Anish Tiwari||Arihant Jain||Rahul Arya||Anuj Rajput|
|General Secretary Maintenance||Parth Sarthi Roy||Devansh Bhatt||Vikash Kumar||Mithil Bang||Salapu Sai Ashik||Manoj Kumar M||Babu Lal|
|Adarsh Goyal||Archak Basak||Ranadip Roy|
|General Secretary Library||Adarsh Gupta|
|General Secretary Alumni Affairs & Hall Development||Adarsh Gupta|
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]
2015-16[edit | edit source]
Social & Cultural[edit | edit source]
7th in Social & Cultural General Championship 2015-16 with 180 points.
|Cartooning, Eastern Groups||95|
Sports & Games[edit | edit source]
Gold in Sports and Games General Championship 2015-16 with 62 points.
|Table Tennis, Chess, Lawn Tennis (Singles and Doubles), Badminton|
|Cricket, Football, Swimming|
Technology[edit | edit source]
Gold in Technology General Championship.
|Case Study, Hardware Modelling, ChemQuest||250|
2014-15[edit | edit source]
Sports & Games[edit | edit source]
Bronze in Sports and Games General Championship 2014-15 with 48 points.
|Volleyball, Table Tennis, Basketball||30|
|Chess, Badminton,water polo||12|
4th position: Aquatics, Badminton (2nd team) (Points not considered)
Technology[edit | edit source]
6th in Technology General Championship 2014-15 with 100 points.
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
- 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 www.lbsiitkgp.in. Retrieved October 30, 2016.