National Agricultural Higher Education Project - NAHEP (IDP SKUAST-K)

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Equity Action Plan (EAP)

S.No.

Item

Actions

Implementation

Agency

Frequency

Budgetary Provision ( lacs)

Monitoring

Indicators

 

A.   INCLUSIVENESS OF ALL SOCIAL STRATA

1 Ensuring Safety of girl students Making campus physically and socially amenable for safety of girl students Dean Students Welfare Continuous CCTV Surveillance Rs 25 lac for 5 Campii

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Zero harassment against girls

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Recorded tapes of CC surveillance
2 Improving Sanitation Installation of incinerators for destroying sanitary napkins in girl’s hostels. Dean Students Welfare Continuous Sanitary pad incinerators 7 in girls hostels @ Rs 1.4 lac

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Better health and hygiene

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Feedback on Improved campus satisfaction stay among girl students
3 Admission procedures flexibility Admission procedure will be modified to allow greater number of admissions from  socially under-privileged students Registrar/ Controller Examinations Continuous The state and national norms would be followed

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50 % reservation for socially under privileged students.
  Enhancing language skills and bridging Language and competence disparity

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  Special remedial classes with the help of customised English Lab Software  language and
Deans of Faculty monthly Listening, reading, comprehension, speaking, phonetics Increased qualification for TOFEL/IELTS
  Enhancing Competitive ability of weak students in National Level Exams like NET,JRF,SRF

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Prepare study material

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Conduct mock tests/interviews
Deans of the Faculty Quarterly

E-resources

Study material

Online exams

 
Increased number of Economically/socially weak students in National Level tests( From 10% to 30 percent) 
4 Enhancing leadership skills among girls and weaker students 

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Institution of courses on  non- cognitive and soft skills including communication and presentation skills and their inclusion and encouragement of participation by girl and weak students
Project Monitoring Cell (NAHEP) Quaterly

Soft Skill courses and orientation for life and social skills would be taught

Comparing performances with baseline in terms of grades/placements/ transition rates
5 Enhancing Teachers competence to handle weaker students Special training of faculty in teaching pedagogy to improve performance of weaker students. Project Monitoring Cell (NAHEP) 6 monthly Workshops on pedagogy and mentoring by international experts and master trainers

(10 lacs)

 Send teachers for advanced training on pedagogy and mentoring ( 50 lacs for 10 teachers )
Increased representation of girl/weak students in placements, cornering scholarships etc.  ( 20 % to 40 %)
B.    

EQUITY FOR DIFFERENTLY ABLED

  Equity for differently abled persons Make buildings and infrastructure and personnel friendly to differently abled Dean Students Welfare/ Estates Officer Half yearlyAssessment &remedial measures continuously throughout year

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Automatic wheel chairs

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portable ramps;

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E-rickshaws

16 lacs

Buildings will have special ramps for differently abled students.

 

A.     LABOUR EQUITY  
7 Ensuring Worker rights awareness and insurance Payment  Equity of wages  Providing Living ambience ,  Health and sanitation of workers insurance Contractors would be required to provide

1.     

Insurance  

2.     

Deductions as allowed by national law or the labor management procedures

3.     

Equal wages to male and female workers.

4.     

Proper housing

5.     

Health and Sanitation

6.     

Pay workers on a regular basis as required by national law and labour management procedures.

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Estates Officer /Director Finance Continuous Costs shall be inbuilt in the estimates of various works to be carried under NAHEP

Zero litigation related

  to Labour grievances and  rights under the project
10 B.    

GRIEVANCE REDRESSAL

13  

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Recording of grievances

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Acknowledging grievances

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Redressal

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Feedback from aggrieved

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Introduction and publicity of easily accessible GRM through email, drop box and contacts, details of the officers ensuring anonymity  and quick disposal 

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A multitier Single window system of grievance redressal shall be institutionalised through online grievance registration system using web based or app based platforms. 

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Establishment of  Social Commitment Plan Cell (SCPC)

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GRO at institute level shall act and redress within 10 days

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Feedback shall be obtained from the complainant  

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Stakeholder engagement in Grievance redressal
Grievance Redressal Cell Continuous Grievance Redressal Office shall include   

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Women Rights cell,

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Anti-ragging Cell, 

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Number of complaints received 

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Average time taken for redressal 

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Feed from Complainants