EQUAL OPPORTUNITY CELL

Equal opportunity cell in St. Paul’s College is formed to oversee the effective implementation of both governmental and non-governmental policies and programmes for disadvantaged groups and to provide guidance and counseling with respect to academic, financial, social and other matters with an intention to enhance the diversity within the campus. The Equal Opportunity Cell of the College ensures that all students are treated as equal and attempts to address inherent inequalities in our system. It also guides weaker section students to avail all available scholarships and financial assistance and other facilities and privileges.

 

Objectives 

*To ensure equity and equal opportunity to the community at large in the college and bring about social inclusion.

*To enhance the diversity among the students, teaching and non-teaching staff population and at the same time eliminate the perception of discrimination.

*To create a socially congenial atmosphere for academic interaction and for the growth of healthy interpersonal relationships among the students coming from various social backgrounds.

*To make efforts to sensitize the academic community regarding the problems associated with social exclusion as well as aspirations of the marginalized communities.

*To help individuals or a group of students belonging to the disadvantaged section of society to contain the problems related to discrimination.

*To look into the grievances of the weaker sections of society and suggest amicable solution to their problems.

*To disseminate the information related to schemes and programmes for the welfare of the socially weaker section as well as notifications/memoranda, office orders of the Government, or other related agencies/organizations issued from time to time.

*To prepare barrier free formalities/procedures for admission/ registration of students belonging to the disadvantaged groups of society.

*To establish coordination with the Government and other agencies/organizations to mobilize academic and financial resources to provide assistance to students of the disadvantaged groups.

*To organize periodic meetings to monitor the progress of different schemes.

*To adopt measures to ensure due share of utilization by SC/ST in admissions, recruitments (teaching and non-teaching posts) and to improve their performances.

*To sensitize the college on the problems of SC/ST and other disadvantaged groups.

Committee