VISION: To oversees the effective implementation of policies and programmes for the needy groups and to act as source of strength by providing Psychological and monetary assistance in order to achieve equality and social justice.MISSION:
INTRODUCTION: According to the 1998 UGC Guidelines for the establishment of Special Cell for Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes, for the universities and deemed to be universities, the purpose of these Cells is to help the universities in implementing the reservation policy with regard to the admission of students and the recruitment of teaching and non-teaching staff at various levels. Its function is also to help the SC/ST categories to integrate with the mainstream of the university community and to remove difficulties, which they may be experiencing.
UGC GUIDELINES FOR THE SPECIAL CELL SC/ST STANDING COMMITTEE: The SC/ST Standing Committee ensures the effective implementation of the policies and programmes of the Government of India, UGC and State Governments with regard to backward castes, classes and physically challenged. It also suggests measures for achieving the objectives laid down by the various government agencies. The Committee meets at least two times in a year and the decisions arrived at is mandatory to be implemented. The Committee functions under the Chairmanship of the Director.
ESTABLISHMENT OF SC/ST Rajiv Gandhi institute of management science, Kakinada, had set up a special cell in August 2015 to assist the students from Scheduled Cast (SC) and Scheduled Tribe (ST) communities in improving their academic performance and in optimizing their development in their personal and social life at the University/Affiliate Colleges as per the guidelines of UGC/AICTE for strict implementation of reservation policy in University and its Affiliated Colleges.
The main objectives of the SC/ST CELL are as follows:
LIAISON OFFICER (SC/ST & OBC CELL) The Scheduled Castes/Scheduled Tribes & OBC Cell was established at the University as per Government and UGC directions in the year 2014. The honorary position of the Liaison Officer is occupied by Mr. Koppolu Sashi Kiran, Associate Professor, MBA. The Liaison Officer, on behalf of the Cell, facilitates the overall welfare of the students, staff and faculty belonging to these communities. However, the responsibilities of the Liaison Officer are briefly given below
Responsibilities towards Students: The Liaison Officer on behalf of the SC/ST & OBC Cell organizes pre-admission coaching programme for SC/ST & OBC candidates to help them prepare for Entrance Tests as well as Post-admission orientation programme for new students at the beginning of the academic session. Various coaching classes are conducted on life skills, personality development, writing and presentation skills and so on. Interactive sessions and informal meetings with students are also conducted to help them deal with personal, social and academic problems.
ADVISORY COMMITTEE OF SC/ST CELL The SC/ST & BCM Cell Advisory Committee ensures the effective implementation of the policies and programmes of the Government of India, UGC, AICTE and State Governments with regard to SC/ST and other backward classes. It also suggests measures for achieving the objectives laid down by the various government agencies. The Committee meets at least two times in a year and the decisions arrived at is mandatory to be implemented. The Committee functions under the Chairmanship of the Hon’ble Director.
The following advisory committee has been formed for SC/ST Cell in the college
|S.No||NAME OF THE MEMBERS||POSITION|
|1.||Dr. M. Venkat Rao (Director)||Chairman|
|2.||K.Sashi Kiran (Associate Professor)||Liaison Officer|
|3.||K. Sanjay Kumar(Associate Professor)||Member|
GRIEVANCE REDRESSAL The SC/ST students can approach the Liaison Officer of the SC/ST Cell for redressed of any grievances regarding academic, administrative or social problems. The Liaison Officer will meet the concerned students, understand their problem and take necessary action and/or render them Necessary advice or help to resolve the matter.REGULAR ACTIVITIES OF SC/ST STUDENTS’ COORDINATION CELL:
RIMS College has SC / ST Cell, established in the month of November 2014 as per the UGC guidelines. The cell processes and provides assistance to the SC, ST, OBC, PWD and Minority students from andhra pradesh state to get scholarships as per the Govt. rules. The cell also observes the reservation policy pursued by the academic department with regard to admissions through ICET.Visit: National Commission for Scheduled Castes – Government of India National Commission for Scheduled Tribes – Government of India