Author:
• Shweta Parte

Introduction:
Majority of the students travel from off cities to earn a spot in Central Universities. After having slogged for months to clear that entrance or having successfully battled the ever increasing cut offs , they have to grapple with the quality and often inadequacy of the food served at these college hostels. Hostel Food doesn’t even fulfil the health requirements of the students. Every few months the news feed is filled with stories about students falling sick after having consumed a degraded quality of food.

Views and Reviews:
1. “As part of the state-level drive, we recently did a survey of government hostels in the city to assess the amenities and facilities provided to the students”, says Swapnil Begde, Leader of ABVP.
2. The officials of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) validated their claim following an inspection of the cooking area in the hostels.
Data Collection:

For the above problem 5 questions were framed on Likert scale.
Following are the Questions that were asked in the Survey:
1. My hostel foods quality is not good.
2. My hostel foods quantity is very less.
3. My hostel canteen cleanliness is not maintain.
4. I don’t get lunch because my lecture time clashes with the hostel lunch time.
5. I waste my food in the hostel because the taste is not good.

Google form was created and we requested our friends to fill the form. Responses was collected in the form of excel sheet and the result was calculated and MU, SD and SE were calculated.
Data Analysis:
Mean 3.28 3.27 3.37 3.29 4.00
SD 1.10 1.19 1.16 1.10 0.00
SE 0.11 0.12 0.12 0.11 0.00
Z 2.56 2.29 3.21 2.65 #DIV/0!
Result ACCEPT H1 POSITIVE ACCEPT H1 POSITIVE ACCEPT H1
POSITIVE ACCEPT H1 POSITIVE NULL

Conclusion:
1. Students feels hostel foods quality is not good.
2. Students feels hostel foods quantity is very less.
3. Students face problems because hostel canteen cleanliness is not maintain.
4. Students don’t get lunch because their lecture time clashes with the hostel lunch time.
5. Students waste their food in the hostel because the taste is not good.