Equal Opportunity Cell

The Equal Opportunity Cell is set up with an aim to assure equality and accord equal opportunities to the disadvantaged students through proper implementation of policies, skills, and programmes. This Cell works under the guidance of University Level Advisory Committee and follows the framework and guidelines prepared by the Advisory Committee.

Aims and Objectives:

  • To identify the issues amongst the disadvantaged sections on the campus and to provide an enabling and non-discriminative environment for them.
  • To promote inclusive policies and practices on the campus
  • To ensure equality and equal opportunities to the disadvantaged group on campus through proper implementation of policies, skills, and programs.

Functions of EOC at Institute Level:

  1. 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.
  2. To oversee/monitor various welfare schemes/programmes sponsored by the GOI/State Government, or any agency/organization as well as those devised by the University for the disadvantaged groups for their effective implementation
  3. To help individuals or a group of students belonging to the disadvantaged section of society to contain the problems related to discrimination.
  4. 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.
  5. To make efforts to sensitize the academic community regarding the problems associated with social exclusion as well as aspirations of the marginalized communities.
  6. To review the problems of different groups as mentioned under the functions of EOC and process the same at the appropriate level
  7. To look into the grievances of the students from the weaker section of society and suggest the amicable solution to their problems.
  8. To prepare barrier-free formalities/procedures for registration of students belonging to the disadvantaged groups of society for various programmes in the respective semester/terms as per University rules. (subject to the norms applicable to the respective programmes)

Equal Opportunity Cell (EOC) Committee at Institute

Prof Udai Lal Paliwal Dean, Institute of Commerce, Chairman
Dr Sumita Shroff Goyal Assistant Professor, and Coordinator – Student Activities, Member
CS Karishma Butani Assistant Professor, Member Secretary
Dr Avani Shah Assistant Professor, Member
Dr Nitin Kishore Saxena Assistant Professor, Member

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