Equal Opportunity Cell

The Equal Opportunity Cell (EOC), Haldia Govt. College is dedicated towards ensuring that persons from across communal, regional and religious spectrums are able to access our pedagogical and extra-curricular resources and infrastructures with safety and dignity, and towards promoting diversity and inclusivity within and without the college. Hence, the EOC works for affirmative action amongst and for differently-abled persons, persons from SC, ST and OBC categories, persons from minority religions, and outstation students living in paying guest accommodations.

Aims and Objectives

To oversee the effective implementation of policies and programmes for disadvantaged groups, to provide guidance and counselling with respect to academic, financial, social and other matters and to enhance the diversity within the campus.

 Functions

i. To ensure equity and equal opportunity to the community at large in the college and bring about social inclusion. ii. To enhance the diversity among the students, teaching and non-teaching staff population and at the same time eliminate the perception of discrimination. iii. 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. iv. To make efforts to sensitize the academic community regarding the problems associated with social exclusion as well as aspirations of the marginalized communities. v. To help individuals or a group of students belonging to the disadvantaged section of society to contain the problems related to discrimination.

Recent Activities

UGC sponsored two days’ workshop on “Including the Excluded: Initiatives towards a More Just Society” (29.11.2016-30.11.2016). The workshop was attended by the students in large numbers. Eminent scholars like Bolan Gangopadhyay, Mohit Ranadip, Porf. S.A.H Moinuddin, Abhik Bhattacharya focussed on different aspects of inequalities faced by various marginal groups such as women, persons with physical and psychological disabilities and children.