Equal Opportunity Cell (EOC) has been established in Indira Gandhi National Tribal University (IGNTU) to aid
and advise the students belonging to marginalized sections including the Scheduled Castes (SC),
Scheduled Tribes (ST), Other Backward Communities (OBCs), minority communities, etc. pursuing various programs of studies at the University.
The terms of reference wherein the Equal Opportunity Cell at the University may undertake activities are inter alia as under:
To work out suitable programs/ schemes, including Remedial coaching, UGC –NET/JRF Coaching and coaching for Entry into All India Services for improving performance of students from marginalized sections (whether at undergraduate, postgraduate, M Phil, PhD or other levels) and/ or to monitor the implementation of such programs/ schemes.
To establish co-ordination with government and other funding agencies (including Public Sector Undertakings/ Public Sector Banks) with a view to mobilizing financial and other resources required for educational empowerment of the students from marginalized sections.
To provide information and act as a counseling-cum-guidance centre for students belonging to the marginalized sections, especially with regard to academic, financial and other matters.
To help create a socially conducive atmosphere for the growth of healthy inter-personal relations among students from marginalized sections and from various social backgrounds.
To help develop cordial inter-personal relationships between teachers and the students from marginalized sections for academic interaction and extra-curricular activities.
To extend help/ support to the students from marginalized sections to overcome problems and barriers emanating from discrimination at any level within its mandate.
To organize or conduct seminars/ symposia/ workshops/ conferences/ exhibitions, etc. from time-to-time on issues of contemporary significance for empowering, educationally and culturally, students belonging to the marginalized sections.
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