Office of Facilities Management

DRUGS AND SMOKING POLICY

  • The University of Management and Technology prohibits the unlawful manufacture, distribution, dispensation, sale, possession or use of alcohol or any drug by any of its students, faculty and staff on its premises or as part of any of its activities.
  • In case of recovery of drugs from any of the students, faculty or staff, strict disciplinary action shall be taken to ensure compliance with this policy in the future, which can range from heavy fines, suspension or even rustication/termination.
  • Smoking is permitted only in areas specifically designated and posted as smoking areas. The Office of Facilities Management (OFM) will determine the number, nature and location of designated smoking areas in the University.
  • The academic building, library, cafeteria, lawns, grounds and parking corners are smoke-free.
  • Smoking is prohibited at all times in escort and shuttle buses.
  • Display of cigarette packs, cigarettes and lighters is strictly prohibited in smoke-free areas of the University, as it gives motivation and encouragement to others as well.
  • The sale of tobacco is banned in University's premises.
  • Violation of this policy (either smoking or displaying cigarettes) is subject to fine of
    • Rs. 1,000/- at all the smoke-free areas except cafeteria.
    • Rs. 2,000/- at cafeteria.
  • Payment of this fine shall be in cash. In case of non-payment, an additional charge of Rs. 200/- shall be added to the principal amount everyday.
  • All students will be made aware of the policy at orientation stage.
  • All job applicants will be made aware of the policy at interview and induction stages.
  • Visitors not adhering to the policy will be asked to comply or leave the premises.

Note:

  • UMT gaurds and security persons have the authority to implement this policy across the campus.
  • This policy is applicable to Staff, Faculty, participants and visitors.

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