Equal Opportunity Cell for Students
The objective of the Equal Opportunity Cell is to safeguard the interests of all the students without any prejudice to their caste, creed, religion, language, ethnicity, gender and disability so that the equality is ensured among all the sections of the students without prejudice to their belonging to any social group.
VGU is committed to providing equal opportunities to all students by creating an inclusive environment in which all students are treated equally and providing equal opportunity of participation in various activities. VGU is home to students from 33 states/UTs of India 23 countries. The University ensures that no discrimination is made amongst the students on the basis of caste, creed, religion, language, ethnicity, gender and disability. This is ensured by creating awareness of the equality and diversity procedures for making a complaint.
The Equal Opportunity Cell oversees the effective implementation of policies and programmes for disadvantaged groups, provide guidance and counselling with respect to academic, financial, social and other matters.
Equal Opportunity Cell
4 Ar. PrashantChau@ 8853933406
5 Ms. HaseenaKabir- Assistant Prof.
The objectives of this Equal Opportunity (EEC) and Anti-Discrimination Policy are to ensure that all:
Nature of workplace Discrimination:
Discrimination occurs when someone is treated unfavourably because of a certain attribute. Discrimination may involve some or all of the following:
VGU and its employees shall strive to create a workplace that is free from discrimination in their employment practices against any potential or existing employees, and shall not discriminate on a person’s:
Complaint process and procedures:
A person wishing to make a complaint of discrimination can consult and file a complaint with the Internal Complaint Committee. The complaint should be made in writing and addressed to chairperson of the committee within 5 working days of any such incident of discrimination.
The constitution of the Committee shall be:
Once the complaint has been filed an investigation will be undertaken immediately by IIC and work towards the prompt resolution and prevention of discriminatory acts and practices. The matter should be resolved within 15 working days.
Within 10 days of result of the IIC meeting, either the complainant or the respondent may make a request that an investigation be reviewed stating which aspect of the investigation is inadequate. The request must be submitted to the office of the President, who will determine if the investigation is to be re-opened in order to address the concerned raised. In case the appeal is taken up, then the investigation shall be completed within 15 working days by the independent committee constituted by the President. The result of the appeal shall be binding on the complainant for all purposes