SC/ST/OBC and Minorities Cell

The Central University of Punjab is committed to provide an environment that promotes diversity and respects everyone regardless of color, religious belief or cultures. While maintaining diversity of all kinds, it also commits to ensuring protection of everyone including minorities and acting as per the provisions of constitution of India in such matters.

Members of the Cell

  1. Dr. Dhanya M.S          : Chairperson
  2. Dr. Yogalakshmi K.N : Member
  3. Dr. Bawa Singh           : Member
  4. Ms. Shweta Arora       : Member

Objectives of the Cell

  • To counsel and guide SC, ST, OBC and Minority students studying at CUPB on various issues and help them to manage academic and personal demands of a university life effectively.
  • To ensure provisions for an environment where all such students feel safe and secure.
  • To provide prompt counselling for any emotional emergencies arising on account of any events at the campus.
  • To provide a mechanism to redress the grievances of SC, ST, OBC and minority students, if any
  • To ensure protection and reservation as provided in the constitution of India
  • To arrange for special opportunities to enhance the career growth of these students
  • To encourage them to apply for various national scholarships

The SC/ST/OBC and Minorities Cell will provide comprehensive preventive and proactive services to all such students enrolled for various academic programmes in the university. The goal of the cell would be to enhance the psychological wellbeing of SC/ST/OBC and Minority students at CUPB so they can take full advantage of the educational opportunities at the university.

Activities of the Cell

  • The SC/ST/OBC and Minority cell of the Central University of Punjab celebrated 126th birth anniversary celebration of Baba Saheb Dr. B.R Ambedkar on April 13, 2017. Dr. Vinod Arya (Assistant Professor, Dept. of Sociology) and Dr. Vikas Rathee (Assistant Professor, South and Central Asian Studies) delivered lectures on the topic ‘Dr. B.R Ambedkar’s vision on nation building’.
  • The cell organized a quiz competition on the topic related to Baba Saheb Dr. B.R Ambedkar on April 13, 2017. The first prize was won by the team of Neerudi Gopal (MA Political Sciences), Kushdeep Singh (MA Political Sciences) and Ikram Ul haq  (MA Political Sciences) and second prize was won by team of Ankit Kumar (M.Ed), Ranjit Kumar (Ph.D, Env.Sciences and Technology) and Dharam Kumar (MA History)
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  • The SC/ST/OBC and Minorities cell of the Central University of Punjab has celebrated 127th birth anniversary of Baba Saheb Dr. B.R Ambedkar on 14th April, 2018. A lecture was delivered by Prof. (Dr.) Balwan Gautam, (Professor, Ambedkar Chair,Central University of Himachal Pradesh) on the topic ‘Life and Mission of Dr. B. R Ambedkar’.
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  • A Quiz competition was conducted on 13th April, 2018 for CUPB students on the theme ‘Dr. B.R Ambedkar- A Nation Builder’. Twenty six students were registered for the competition. The first prize was won by Khushdeep Singh (MA, Political Science) and Dharam Kumar (MA, History) from Department of South and Central Asian Studies; second prize was won by Pratibha Verma (LLM) and Hafiz Mohd. Ikram Ul-Haq (MA, Political Science) and third prize was won by Shishir and Sonu Gupta from Dept. of Biosciences.

    Twenty two school students (in the Class III – V) from GPS Ghudda Main and PSEB Adarsh Senior Secondary School, Nandgarh were participated in Quiz competition at Central University of Punjab, Bathinda organized by the cell on 18th April, 2018.
  • The SC/ST/OBC and Minorities cell of the Central University of Punjab has celebrated 128th birth anniversary of Baba Saheb Dr. B.R Ambedkar on 14th April, 2019. A peace walk was organized in the city campus of Central University of Punjab. The students participated in the walk holding posters with Quotes of Baba Saheb Ambedkarji on 12 April,2019.

  • An awareness programme and Plantation drive Organised at GPS, Ghudda on 128th Birth Anniversary of Baba Sahib Dr. B. R. Ambedkar.

    The students were also encouraged for planting saplings in their school. The research scholars of CUPB (Sheetal Dubey, Ritu Kamboj, Gursharan Kaur, Gopale, Arun Kalia, SnehLata, Gini Rani along with Master’s students) volunteered and actively participated in the awareness programme and plantation drive in the school.