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 one of the male students hall of residence, mainly for undergraduate freshers.
Lal Bahadur Shastri Hall of Residence
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Founded 2011
Motto -
Office
Warden Prof. A S Ghosh
Asst. Warden(s) Prof G Mani
Prof. Santanu Dhara
Prof. Abhiram K Verma
Prof. A K Mishra
Hall President Sharad Kumar
SSM Surepeddi Anjan
Office No. (Warden) +91-3222-283798
Website -
Infrastructure
Capacity 1950
Gender Boys Hostel
Sharing Single, Double, Triple
Details
Canteen Nescafe
Mess Canteen
C-Block Canteen
Shops Xerox shop


History[edit]

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]

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 1800 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]

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]

The hall is fully equipped with space and equipment requirements for several sports activities. It has an upcoming badminton 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 B Block.

Shops & Eateries[edit]

  • 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]

  • A xerox shop with all the supporting utilities in the ground floor of B-wing.
  • A laundry service is also present in the ground floor of C-wing.

Common room[edit]

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]

Hall council[edit]

Designation 2016-17 2015-16 2014-15 2013-14
Hall President Sharad Kumar KSV Chary Abhishek Padmsale Paramjeet Singh
Second Senate Member Surepeddi Anjan Srinivas Reddy Babu Lal Anirbhan
General Secretary Social & Cultural Kuntal Das Sarthak Saha Dipan Biswas Pawan Kedia
General Secretary Sports & Games Amit Patidar V Vishal Reddy KSV Chary Rahul Arya
General Secretary Technology Pramod Singh Rishabh Shrivastava Akhilesh Anupam Pedarla
General Secretary Mess Anish Tiwari Arihant Jain Rahul Arya Anuj Rajput
General Secretary Maintenance Mithil Bang Salapu Sai Ashik Manoj Kumar M Babu Lal

Hall Day[edit]

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]

2015-16[edit]

Social & Cultural[edit]

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

Ranking Event Points
ALTIN.png Sketching 60
GUMUS.png Cartooning, Eastern Groups 95
BRONZ.png Hindi Elocution 25

Sports & Games[edit]

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

Ranking Event Points
ALTIN.png Table Tennis, Chess, Lawn Tennis (Singles and Doubles), Badminton
GUMUS.png Cricket, Water Polo, Football, Aquatics
BRONZ.png

Technology[edit]

Gold in Technology General Championship.

Ranking Event Points
ALTIN.png Case Study, Hardware Modelling, ChemQuest 250
GUMUS.png Product Design 60

2014-15[edit]

Sports & Games[edit]

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

Ranking Event Points
ALTIN.png Volleyball, Table Tennis, Basketball 30
GUMUS.png Cricket 6
BRONZ.png Chess, Badminton, Water Polo 12

4th position: Aquatics, Badminton (2nd team) (Points not considered)

Technology[edit]

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

Ranking Event Points
ALTIN.png Hardware Modelling 100

Hardware Modelling[edit]

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]

LBS Recreation Month[edit]

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]

References[edit]

1. LBS website www.lbsiitkgp.in. Retrieved October 30, 2016.