Shahid Matangini Hazra Government General Degree College For Women

Government of West Bengal, Affiliated to Vidyasagar University

Chakshrikrishnapur, Kulberia, P.O: Kulberia, Dist: Purba Medinipur, PIN: 721649

Minority Cell

Introduction:

The aim of the Minority Cell at Shahid Matangini Hazra Government General Degree College for Women is to empower minority communities within the college and support them in their curricular, co-curricular, and extra-curricular activities. This Cell has been established to assist minority students from Muslims, Christians, Sikhs, Buddhists, Jains, and other communities in achieving holistic development.

Objectives

  1. To ensure equal opportunities for education of minorities
  2. To facilitate financial support to students from these communities from governmental agencies and other sources
  3. To make the minority students aware of the various scholarships scherms of the Central and State Governments.
  4. To encourage these students to enroll for courses, workshops, programs, etc. which the College offers students in an attempt to equip then with the skills needed for their careers.
  5. To provide prompt counselling for any emotional emergencies arising on account of any event on the College campus
  6. To provide these students with a grievance redressal mechanism in addition to the regular redressal mechanism.

Functions and Activities

  1. To collect reports and information of Government of West Bengal and UGC's orders on various aspects of education, employment of minority students
  2. To publicize the various Central and State Government scholarship schemes and any updates in these matters.
  3. To coordinate with other College Cells and Committees and ensure that students from minority communities participate in their activities.
  4. To coordinate with Department Heads to identify students from these communities who need special assistance such as remedial classes, as well as those who are advanced learners and could be given extra attention and guidance

Duties & Responsibilities of Minority Cell

  1. Ensuring an environment where students from these categories feel safe and secure
  2. Making students of these communities aware of the various scholarships programs of the Government of Uttarakhand, Government of India and UGC
  3. Motivating and assisting students from these communities to apply for the various scholarships mentioned above.
  4. Collecting data about students who have received scholarships.
  5. Collection of reports and information of Government of Uttarakhand, Government of India and UGC's orders on various aspects of education and employment of these categories of students
  6. Carrying out capacity building programs for these students, as per the need
  7. Providing a mechanism to redress the grievance of students from these communities
  8. Sending reports to the respective Govt. Departments/Commissions about the number of students enrolled

Important links:

(Central and State Government) for Minority Class:

  1. National Commission for Minorities http://www.ncm.nic.in
  2. Minority Affairs and Madrasa Education Department http://wbminorityaffairs.gov.in