SC ST OBC

PREAMBLE

The MHRD, University Grants Commission and AICTE have given priority to the downtrodden students and staff and have given directions to all the universities to establish SC/ST Cell. In this regard the SC/ST Cell at our college was established in the year 2017.

After the establishment of the cell it has specifically concentrated on the welfare of the SC/ST students and staffs.

The main aim of the cell is to monitor the various schemes issued to the SC/ST students like scholarships, and to help them to integrate with the mainstream.

Objectives

  • To document the student admissions under SC/ST category
  • To circulate various schemes and other GOI orders to the various aspects of education and other welfare schemes.
  • To bring the students belonging to SC/ST community in par with the main stream student body.
  • To create a platform where students can point out their problems – regarding academic and non-academic matters.
  • To function as a grievances redressal cell for the grievances of SC/ST students and employees.
  • To develop the self-confidence of SC/ST students.
  • To create awareness, instill values and develop the personality and leadership quality in the students and staff members.
  • To organize seminars, workshops relating to SC/ST development.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • To fulfill the guidelines / order issued by AICTE / UGC / University / Govt. in respect of implementing the policy.
  • Committee often meets the students and faculties belonging to SC/ST communities to understand their problems to take necessary action and/or render them necessary advice/help to resolve the matter.
  • Creating awareness among the SC/ST students regarding the various government and non-government scholarship schemes.
  • Counseling the students to help them overcome inferiority complex related to interaction with fellow students and personal grooming, etc.
  • To encourage greater participation and to develop responsible and value oriented leadership in students.
  • To help the community members develop self-confidence.
  • To organize seminars, workshops or SC/ST community students.

Activities

  • To organize seminars, workshops or SC/ST community students.

  • Odd semester
  • The committee meets in the beginning of the semester (within 2 weeks of college reopen) to plan for the semester activities.
  • One activity shall be organised in the middle of the semester (between September-October).
  • The committee shall again meet at the end of the semester to review the activities done and for any improvement/change in the coming semester.

  • Even semester
  • The committee meets in the beginning of the semester (within 2 weeks of college reopen) to plan for the semester activities.
  • The committee shall again meet at the end of the semester to review the activities done and for any improvement/change for the next academic year.

  • Committee shall meet whenever any problem/requirement arises to understand their problems and to take necessary action and/or render them necessary advice/help to resolve the matter.

Composition of SC/ST Cell Committee

A well structured committee is framed every year for monitor the well functioning of the committee to fulfill the above objectives and responsibilities. The following is the structure of the committee to be formed.

Sl. no Designation
1. Chairperson Principal
2. Convener HOD –Basic Science
3. Members Student Counsellor
SWO
Hostel Wardens
Scholarship section incharge
4. Community representative Faculty
5. Community representatives Students (BE & MBA)

Procedure to File a Complaint

The SC/ST students and employees can approach the convenor of the cell for redressal of any of their grievances regarding academic, administrative or social problems. The convener often meets the concerned students and staff to discuss their problems and takes necessary action and/or renders them necessary advice/help to resolve the matter.

A written complaint may be submitted to the committee. Any student or employee of the college can approach the cell in person.

A drop box is also available near the academic section in case of any SC/ST student/employee does not wish to reveal their identity.

A webpage has been created in the college website where the student/staff can register their complaints. (URL)

Different scholarship schemes and their respective website links are given below:
SCHLOARSHIP: UGC, MINISTRY OF HRD, GOVT. OF INDIA
Sl. No Scholarship/Fellowship Name Website Link
1. Post Graduate Scholarships for Professional Courses for SC/ST Candidates http://www.ugc.ac.in/ugc_schemes
2. 4 Rajiv Gandhi National Fellowship for SC/ST Candidate http://www.ugc.ac.in/ugc_schemes
3. Post Doctoral Fellowship to SC/ST Candidates http://www.ugc.ac.in/ugc_schemes
4. Social Justice & empowerment Dept. Govt. of Karnataka http://sw.kar.nic.in/index.asp
5. National Overseas Scholarships for SC and ST candidates http://socialjustice.nic.in/schemesprol.php
6. Commonwealth Scholarships http://mhrd.gov.in/National_Scholarships