Kailash Hall

University of Lucknow is one of the oldest government institutions of higher education in India. Founded in 1867 the university came into its official existence on December 11th 1920 and is currently celebrating its centenary year. The University also holds a well-established hall of residence for its students and one of its known residences is Kailash Girl's Hall. Kailash girl's hall was originally housed in the 'Lok Nirman Vibhag Bungalow' and Rs 20,000/- was granted by the government to the University for its total take over. This hall is named after Mrs. Kailash Srivastava (Member of Rajya Vidhan Sabha) wife of Sir Jwala Prasad (Former Education Minister), who by his special contribution and tireless efforts got the approval of grant for the transfer of property from Lok Nirman Vibhag to the University.
Kailash Girls Hall, one of the oldest and remarkable halls of University of Lucknow, has a capacity of approximately 450 girls. It has seven blocks, with single, double and triple seat accommodation. This hall provides facilities like large, airy and hygienic dining hall, a playground, a cultural room, a TV room in each block, a cyber café, a medical dispensary, a library, a Yoga hall, and a canteen. Moreover, recently a sanitary napkin vending machine has been installed for the easy access of the same. When it comes to security of its residents, guards stand by the main gate round the clock. The hall is jewelled with lush green lawns and tall beautiful trees.

There is always an open gate for extracurricular activities throughout the year. Kailash Girls Hall organizes a festival ‘UDAAN’. Udaan is a Cultural and Sports Festival where students get to showcase their skills in various events like singing, dancing, dumb charades, skit, just a minute, debate, poetry, canvas painting, poster making, pot decoration, mehendi,  rangoli making, best out of waste, cookery competition and wall painting. Sports events like khokho, relay races, kabbadi, throw ball, volleyball, badminton, tug of war, etc are also conducted.
National Festivals are also celebrated with enthusiasm and students pledge their gratitude for the nation. The hall works with an aim of Unity in Diversity. It plays a major role in respecting all religions and maintaining the idea of secularism. During the holy month of Ramadan the halllers are provided with meals at the time of sehri and iftar and during the days of Navratri appropriate meal is provided for those who are fasting. Each and every festival be it Holi, Diwali, Lohri, or Christmas is celebrated with immense joy. Every student participates in events and celebrations of their choice which gives them immense pleasure.
Kailash Girls Hall is not only a place to live in but assists in the holistic development of the inmates.

Provost Prof. Manuka Khanna
Department of Political Science
University of Lucknow
Lucknow - 226007
Mobile: 7991200564
Email: manukauniv33@gmail.com
Assistant Provost Dr. Roli Verma
Department of Physics
University of Lucknow
Lucknow - 226007
Mobile: 7991200574
Email: roliverma10@gmail.com
Assistant Provost Dr. Garima Singh
Department of Social Work
University of Lucknow
Lucknow - 226007
Mobile: 7991200663
Email: singh.pride7@gmail.com