MNR Higher Education Research Academy (MNR-HERA) campus at Sangareddy, Telangana State, is spread over 110 acres, the entire campus is constructed with an aesthetic touch, marked by huge trees and greenery all around, lending a serene atmosphere to this austere abode of education.
MNR-HERA provides the best of facilities to all the students, to make them comfortable so that they can have life-long memories and also they can concentrate on their academics without any distractions.
The facilities provided to each student include a canteen, supermarket, stationery shop with a Reprography facility, an auditorium, hostel, 3-tier security surveillance, NCC-NSS, healthcare, library, gymnasium, recreation, and sports arenas. These facilities provide the students a unique learning experience, thus facilitating advances in education.
HDFC Bank is one of the leading private sector banks in India. It has installed its fully functional ATM on the campus.
The campus has a fully air-conditioned auditorium, Symposiums, conventions, conferences, and various events are held here by different specialties. And all the Institutions annual day celebrations and convocation ceremonies are arranged every year in this auditorium.
The management and the faculty encourage the students to participate and present papers, posters at various State, National and International level conferences to enhance their skills and update their respective subject skills. The students are encouraged to take up research work during their academic years, to add weightage to build their professional careers in the future.
The students at our institute are taught, "Leadership is not about being in charge. Leadership is taking care of those in your charge". Naturally, students have the best connection with their classmates than teachers or professors. So, the student council is formed with the consent of the staff. Students with creative skills, leadership qualities, management skills, and discipline will be part of it.
The student council creates many opportunities for leadership and mentoring. Participation in the meetings also allows them to influence the social and extracurricular activities on the campus. They are elected by the students residing on the campus. Our elected members serve as the formal representatives and as liaisons between the student body and administration.
The student council conducts regular meetings to discuss the proposed agenda. They select representatives to serve as student members in different committees. The total number of students in various committees is 90, out of which undergraduates are 42 and postgraduates numbering 48.
Student members representing the respective committees attend all the meetings and extend their support for various committee activities during the year. They ensure that any complaint regarding the facilities or any student-related issues is discussed and addressed during the meetings with the respective committee staff members and administration. They encourage peer students to take part in various inter and intra-college events.
Students' language or communication issues are brought to the council's notice, facilitating a bridge course to overcome the difficulties. They also organize yoga and meditation courses in coordination with the concerned committee.
The sports committee and cultural committee actively participate and conduct annual sports meet and cultural day every year in November. Students are also part of the sexual harassment elimination committee and women empowerment committee, focusing on female students.
The campus has a well-equipped Central Library also known as MNR Knowledge Center spread over 3685 square meters area, with Separate AC rooms, exclusively for PGs and teaching staff. The main aim of the central library is to provide and disseminate all health sciences information to students, faculty, and research scholars of the constituent Health Science Colleges of MNR Educational Trust. The state-of-the-art central library is the domain for information seekers, be it students, faculty, or researchers.
The library caters to the information needs of approximately 1150 users of MNR Campus, providing access to various international and national journals of different specialties. It has a separate Virtual classroom with 120 seating capacity for conducting academic activities like CME & CD programs and several guest lectures and video conferences are conducted here. Along with all these facilities, a separate IT zone is provided for accessing e-resources with 40 nodes and a high-speed Wi-Fi facility.
This functions as the main library at the campus where closed-circuit television cameras (CCTV's) are installed as security measures. Apart from the central library, each department has a separate library focusing on subject-related books and e-library collections.
The Library has over 38,575 volumes (Medical, Dental, Physiotherapy, Homoeopathy, and other related General books) classified textbooks, reference books with group study area for graduate and post-graduate students, and a separate study area for faculty.
MNR subscribes to 325 National & International journals and also 1225 e-journals and 487 e-books and other medical-related e-resources. The library also has a huge collection of educational CDs, audio, and videos providing vast information on every aspect of human illness and treatment procedures.
The modern education system is very tedious and demanding. So, the students go through tremendous pressure to cope up with their academic demands. They need to take a break from the monotony now and then.
Considering all the aspects and keeping the well-being of the students, MNR Educational Trust has planned the academic year in such a way that academics, sports, and other activities are fit in perfectly. Students are taught about basic health education, personality development, fitness, and various types of conditioning exercises to develop their proficiency and health.
These activities bring them fun, relaxation, develop their personality and improve their physical fitness, and thus they can stay focused on their academics. MNR-HERA has vast playgrounds and well-developed courts for Cricket, Football, Volleyball, Basketball, and Badminton, etc. There are many other leisure time activities especially for girls apart from participating in sports, like joining a creative or literary club.
MNR gives rewards to the students who attain individual honors in the district, state, and national level events. MNR has a gym attached to the department. Several single and multi-station machines and other weight training accessories allow the students to train themselves to keep fit.
A trainer is always available to oversee and instruct them. From time to time, the fitness center is upgraded with the latest fitness equipment. As a regular development program, MNR has plans to construct a swimming pool at MNR-HERA Campus.
The MNR-HERA Campus has a well-maintained canteen for both day scholars and hostlers, including doctors, guests, and VIPs. As many students from different states and cultural backgrounds avail themselves of the hostel facilities. The Trust made it mandatory that diverse food habits and taste preferences come to the dining table. Expert MNR chefs from northern and southern India with their specialties, churn out great tasting food every day.
The canteen is situated within the college campus. It is open for all and has separate seating arrangements. They serve delicious food of all varieties and types (North Indian, South Indian, and Chinese dishes), snacks, soft drinks, and regular meals are available at subsidized rates.
The canteen facility has a built-up area of 980.160 sq. m. It provides a separate sitting area for students, faculty, VIPs, and guests. It offers multi-cuisine food at a very affordable price. The canteen has also made provisions for improving mini cafeterias across the campus.
MNR Higher Education & Research Academy (MNR-HERA) Campus is a vibrant mini-city that features a full spectrum of residential, leisure, entertainment, and communication facilities. MNR-HERA has been meticulously designed to help students lead a happy and comfortable life while staying away from home, thus providing an atmosphere that is perfectly conducive for effective learning. There are separate hostels set up for boys and girls studying in the institutions on the campus.
Hostel Accommodation (Boys/Girls): Separate residential blocks for boys and girls, well-illuminated street lights, and a utility center.
NRI Residential Block: MNR residential block for NRI students has all the modern amenities to suit their needs and comfort. This block offers rooms for an individual stay or on twin sharing basis with attached toilets. Additional facilities like air-conditioners, telephones, and internet are also provided.
MNR strives for excellence in catering to the needs and comfort of every student. Accordingly, along with the commencement of its Medical College Campus (MNR-HERA) at Sangareddy, Telangana State, the Trust has provided transportation facilities shuttling across various parts of Hyderabad city and the College.
Initially, three buses were put in service. However, over the years as MNR Educational Trust has established eight more institutions of various specialties on the same MNR-HERA campus, and to meet the demand it immediately started operating 10 buses shuttling across various parts of Hyderabad and Secunderabad cities and to the campus.
A separate transport facility is also provided for sports, library, laboratory, special classes, and late evening classes. Buses are operated on Saturdays and Sundays also for students who are participating in NCC/NSS, sports, special occasions, and functions, etc. A transport committee headed by the Transport Officer takes care of the smooth operation of buses schedule and maintainance.
MNR Medical/Dental College & Hospital is associated with NSS since 2009. Various activities are organized and conducted under the companionship. NSS is a Central Sector Schemes of Ministry of Youth Affairs & Sports, Govt. of India. It was incepted in the year 1969 to provide oppotunities to the young students from High school to Postgraduation levels to take part in various government led community service activities and programs. The students will receive hands on experience and exposure while delivering community services. The student volunteers who opt to serve the nation through the NSS led Community service will be provided with a badge. They feel a sense of resposibility and pride putting on the NSS badge while serving the needy. The motto of NSS is “Not Me But You”. And its objective is”Serve the downtrodden in the society” and “Personality Development through Community Service”.
At MNR many students volunteered for NCC. MNR Medical/Dental College & Hospital is associated with NCC. Various activities are organized and conducted under the companionship. NCC is the youth wing of the Indian Armed Forces. Its headquarters is located in New Delhi, India. Its opened to school and college students not on cumpulsion but on voluntary basis. Its a Tri-Services Organization, comprising the Army, Navy and Air-Wing. Its aim is to groom the youth of India into disciplined and patriotic citizens. The motto of NCC is “Unity and Discipline”. Greater importance is given to social service and youth management rather than military training.The objective of NCC is to develop character, comradeship, discipline, a secular outlook, the spirit of adventure, and ideals of selfless service amongst young citizens of India.
Once students are on the premises, every care is taken to see the student's safety and security 24/7. Professional Security Agency is entrusted with the responsibility to provide round-the-clock security on the campus.
Senior Wardens continuously monitor the needs of the students and play the role of local guardians. As the hostel premises are very close to the academic block, students can access the library until 9:00 PM.
MNR Educational Trust has an active International student cell that caters to the needs of foreign students. MNR being one of the pioneers in the education sector competing with world-class education has always been welcoming toward students aspiring for the same. MNR has customized the admission procedure, fee structure, and all allied services for foreign students.
MNR encourages and shapes the foreign students who join us in their professional academic voyage. It has charted a path of molding them into competent future experts and successful professionals, and to achieve their chosen degrees with high accolades.
At MNR, we respect their culture and tradition and blend them with our country’s rich tradition and culture. The students get to know each other and the diverse environment serves as an opportunity to broaden their horizons by the exchange of different ideas.
Gender equality is not only a fundamental human right but also a foundation for a peaceful, sustainable, and prosperous world. Because of the encouragement and of various schemes there has been tremendous progress over the last decades, more girls are going to school, early marriage drop down, more women are serving in parliament and positions of leadership, and laws are being reformed to advance gender equality. However, despite all the efforts taken still, there are many hurdles and challenges to be faced. Discriminatory laws and social norms remain pervasive, women continue to be under-represented at all levels.