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After hitting rock bottom, a transformation


Setting standards: M.C. Raja College Boys Hostel in Chennai sports a new look, thanks to the assistance of the Srinivasan Services Trust. R. Ravindran | Photo Credit: R_RAVINDRAN

The M.C. Raja College Boys Hostel in Saidapet has often made headlines, largely for the wrong reasons.

Unclean corridors, liquor bottles strewn all over, broken taps and a pervasive stench marked the hostel.

Today, in sharp contrast, the corridors sport a clean look. At the entrance, a newly-installed iron gate is followed by a notice asking all students to register their details for biometric-based attendance to be implemented soon.

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