S.J.M Vidyapeetha (R)

Sri Jagadguru Murugharajendra Arts College for Women

B.D.Road,  Chitradurga-577501.  Karnataka  India
Phone: 00-91-(08194)-223054


    Scheduled Caste (SC) and Scheduled Tribe (ST) have been identified as the two most backward group of Indian Society. They include all the castes, races or tribes, which have been socially, economically and educationally backward. The cell has been established to support and to bring students from such communities in the main stream.

    The SC/ST Cell of the college was established in 2012 with the purpose of empowering the SC/ST students in the college. The college takes special interest towards the welfare of these communities through government departments and other sources. They are also encouraged to enroll for career counseling programmes, which would equip them with the necessary skills to choose a career option.

    The Committee has the following objectives:

  • To counsel and guide SC/ST students and help them to manage academic and personal issues of college effectively.
  • To ensure provisions of an environment where all such students feel safe and secure.
  • To provide prompt counseling for any emotional emergencies arising on account of any event at the campus.
  • To provide the mechanism to redress the grievance of SC/ST students, if any.
  • To ensure protection and reservation as provisioned in the constitution of India.
  • To arrange for special opportunities to enhance the career growth.
  • To aware the SC/ST students regarding various scholarships programme of State Govt.
  • To take such follow up measures to achieve the objectives and targets specified by Govt. of India and UGC.

    Important activities undertaken by the Committee are:

  • Organized for collecting reports and information of State Govt. and UGC orders on various aspects of education, employment of SC/ST students.
  • Displayed State Govt. Notification about different scholarship programmes.
  • Communicated all the SC/ST students and motivated them for better future planning. During Last Five Years 614 SC/ST students are benefitted out of Government Scholarships.