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SESHADRIPURAM COLLEGE

Seshadripuram, Bengaluru-20
NAAC A++ Accredited | Permanently Affiliated to
Bengaluru City University
ISO 9001:2015 Certified

Statutory Cells

Grievance Redressal Cell - Spandana

The Student Grievance Redressal Cell- Spandana aims to look into the complaints lodged by any student and redress it for creating an inclusive and healthy learning environment in the institution. The students can state their grievance regarding any academic and non-academic matter within the campus through online and offline mode.

OBJECTIVES

  • To promote cordial atmosphere among students in the college premises.
  • To provide timely, responsive and accountable settlement of grievance in order to maintain a harmonious atmosphere in the college premises.
  • To encourage the students to express their grievance without any fear of being victimised.
  • To promote to respect the right and dignity of one another.
  • To ensure effective solution to the students grievances with an impartial and fair approach.

MECHANISM

OFFLINE: The complaint forms are made available with the Convenor of the Cell. Aggrieved parties have to fill the complaint form and submit the same along with necessary supporting documents (If any), for further course of action and redressal.

ONLINE: Staff and students may express their concerns through the online mode by filling the form available in the college website. Grievances can also be registered by writing an email to spnadanagrievance@spmcollege.ac.in

The cell convener and members shall listen to the complainant and any other parties involved in the case in order to comprehend their points of view and resolve the matter impartially.

The institution aims at solving the grievances of the students within 7 working days.

Composition 2022-23

NAME
Chairperson Dr. B G Bhaskara
Principal, Seshadripuram College
Convenor Dr. Sharmila S
Coordinator, Department of Management
Members
Chithra
MBA Director
Prof. Veena R
MCA Director
Prof. Kala Naik
Head, Department of Commerce & Management
Prof. Muralidharan S
Head, Department of Samskrit
Prof. Geetha H M
Head, Department of Kannada
Dr Sapna
Head, Department of English
Savitha Bai
Office Superintendent
Reshma K P
Assistant Professor, Department of Commerce & Management
Bharath B
Assistant Professor, Department of Commerce & Management
Amol Jagtap Pradeep
Assistant Professor, Post Graduate Department of Commerce & Management
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Anti-Ragging Committee

The purpose of the Anti-Ragging Cell of the college is to protect the psyche of the students, healthy environment among students and also to maintain harmonious relationship among students. The cell ensures through set policies, procedures and practices curbing of ragging menace inside the college premises. Anti-Ragging Cell provides instructions and taking disciplinary actions to achieve the objective of eliminating ragging within the Institution. This document provides the details of policy framework for formulating guidelines, which will enhance the scope for ensuring discipline and maintaining ragging free campus.

OBJECTIVES

  • To root out ragging in all its forms from universities, colleges and other educational institutions in the country by prohibiting it by law, preventing its occurrence by following the provisions of these Regulations and punishing those who indulge in ragging as provided for in these Regulations and the appropriate law in force (UGC Ref :NO. F 1-16/2007 (CPP-II) April, 2009).
  • To keep a constant watch and vigil over ragging so as to avoid its incidence and repetition.
  • To promptly and strictly deal with the incidents of ragging brought to our notice.
  • To generate an atmosphere of discipline by sending a clear message that no act of ragging shall be tolerated and any act of ragging shall not be ignored and unpunished.

MECHANISM

Anti-Ragging Committee provides instructions and taking disciplinary actions to achieve the objective of eliminating ragging within or outside the Institution.

Anti-ragging committee thrives to redress the ragging cases Online as well as Offline complaints received from the students and staff.

OFFLINE: The complaint forms are made available with the Convenor of the Cell. Aggrieved parties have to fill the complaint form and submit the same along with necessary supporting documents (If any), for further course of action and redressal.

ONLINE: Staff and students may express their concerns through the online mode by filling the form available in the college website. Grievances can also be registered by writing an email to statutorycells@spmcollege.ac.in

Composition 2022-23

NAME
Chairperson
Dr. B G Bhaskara
Principal
Convenor and Members of Anti-Ragging Committee
Smt. Shruthi.C
Asst.Professor, Department of Commerce and Management
Members
Dr. Chithra
MBA Director
Ms. Veena R
MCA Director
Sri Swaroop R
Asst. Professor, PG Dept. of Commerce and Management
Smt. Savitha Bai
Office Superintendent
Smt. Sindhu M M
Associate Professor, Department of Commerce and Management
Sri. Harish G
Assistant Professor, Department of Commerce and Management
Dr. Hemalatha P
Assistant Professor, Department of Commerce and Management
Smt. Bhavana Naik
Assistant Professor, Department of English
Smt. Jyothsna R
Assistant Professor, Department of Computer Science
Ramesh S
Parent representative
Diwakar V, III Year B.Com
Student Representative
Manashree S, II Year BBA
Student Representative
Kirthan H, I Year B.Com
Student Representative
NAME
Anti-ragging Squad
Dr.Sapna.G.S
Head, Department of English
Members
Smt.Reshma.B
Assistant Professor, PG Department of Commerce and Management
Smt.Mangala M.N
Assistant Professor, Department of Commerce and Management
Smt.Ramya C
Assistant Department of Library Sciences
Ms. Adithi
Department of Physical Education and sports
Sri.Manjesh
Office Assistant

Anti-Ragging Redressal Procedure

  • All complaints are collected and redressed by the Anti ragging committee.
  • The Anti ragging committee shall resolve the grievance within a period of seven working days of receiving the complaint. In case of certain serious issues Redressal timeline may get extended up to 15 working days.
  • After receiving the complaint, the concerned parties are called and given equal opportunity to express their points of view. This process makes it more transparent and unbiased.
  • The Anti-Ragging Committee of the Institute shall promptly conduct a preliminary spot inquiry and collects details of the incident as available prima facie. The preliminary investigation/details of the incident shall be immediately brought to the notice of the Chairperson of the Institute. The activity shall be completed, at the most, within twenty hours of receipt of information.
  • On the basis of Prima Facie, the Anti-Ragging Committee of the Institute shall promptly. Conduct an inquiry into the incident as per provisions laid down in Clause 6.3(e) of the UGC Regulations.
  • The Anti-Ragging Committee of the Institute shall complete the inquiry and submit its report along with recommendations to the Chairperson of the Anti-Ragging Committee of the Institute within fifteen days of the incident based on priority cases.

Internal Committee

The Institution, with an intent to provide a safe and congenial atmosphere for the staff and students, has established Internal Complaints Committee (ICC) as per the UGC Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal of Sexual Harassment of Women Employees and Students in Higher Educational Institutions Regulations, 2015. In compliance with the UGC statutes regarding measures for ensuring the safety of employees and students by organizing programmes related to Gender Sensitization, disciplinary actions against sexual harassment, Ethics, Physical, Mental and Emotional Health and providing necessary infrastructural facilities for effective functioning. The institution is committed to zero-tolerance policy towards sexual harassment and strives to create a campus free from discrimination, harassment or sexual assault at all levels.

OBJECTIVES

The Internal Complaints Committee Policy for preventing sexual harassment involves:

  • To establish a secure physical and social environment that deters sexual harassment.
  • To educate the campus community on the issue of sexual harassment.
  • To fulfil the Institution's commitment towards creating a gender-discrimination-free environment.
  • To establish a policy against sexual harassment of women at the Institutional and community level.
  • To create a permanent mechanism for preventing and addressing cases of sexual harassment and gender-based violence at the Institution.
  • To establish a systematized mechanism to prevent and redress the complaints with appropriate monitoring and timely reporting with transparency and time bound redressal.
  • To raise awareness about sexual harassment in all its forms by promoting a supportive social and psychological environment.

MECHANISM

Internal Complaints' Committee (ICC) of Seshadripuram College was formed under the Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace, Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal Act, 2013, (Hereinafter referred to as the Act). The Act provides protection against sexual harassment of women at workplaces and for the prevention and redressal of complaints of sexual harassment. This Act was adapted by the UGC to be followed by institutions of higher learning. Seshadripuram College follows UGC Regulations 2015 regarding Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal of Sexual Harassment of Women Employees and students in Higher Educational Institutions.

The ICC has a Presiding Officer (chairperson), who is a female faculty member employed at the senior-most level. The other members include women faculty members, non-teaching employees, a representative from an NGO and student representatives from UG and PG. Each member of the Committee will hold office for not more than three years.

Complaint Procedure for OFFLINE

An aggrieved person is required to submit a written complaint to the ICC within three months from the date of the incident.

A specific form is made available in administrative office, presiding officer and with a student council member. Aggrieved person can fill that form. The form covers details of various aspects i.e. date of the incident, Location and relationship between parties.

The issues of the complaints will have to be resolved within a period of 90 days, the reason has to be discussed with the ICC has to why the delay has happened.

It is pertinent to mention that the written Complaint is mandatorily required to be filed by the aggrieved person with full name and details for seeking any action under this Policy and / or the Act. Any anonymous Complaint shall not be entertained.

Where the Complainant is unable to file the Complaint of their own, their legal heirs or parents, spouse, children or sibling can file the Complaint.

Complaint Procedure of ONLINE:

Students and Staff can also express their grievances online by filling out the form available in the college website or sending mail to the id
sdcicc@spmcollege.ac.in

Composition 2022-23

NAME
Presiding Officer Dr. Bhargavi V R
Senior Women faculty Ms. Ashashwini V
Members
Dr. Chithra
MBA Director
Ms. Veena R
MCA Director
Ms. Geetha K
Ms. Manjula S
Mr. Lokesha
Ms. Reshma
Administration Staff
Ms. Savitha Bai
Ms. Vidhya
External Member
NGO Representative
Sri. Sujasukumaran Co-Head, Rehabilitation and Reintegration Enfold Proactive Health Trust
Student Representatives (UG)
Ms. Punitha
Ms. Sahana
Student Representatives (PG) Ms. Anusha P M

Inquiry Process

  • The ICC, as the case may be will conduct an enquiry and provide an opportunity to the aggrieved person as well as the Respondent to represent their case and explanations/ reasoning thereto.
  • The inquiry has to be completed within a period of ninety days from the receipt of the complaint. The inquiry report, with recommendations, if any, has to be submitted within ten days from the completion of the inquiry to the Presiding officer. Copy of the findings or recommendations shall also be served on both parties to the complaint
  • The Presiding officer shall act on the recommendations of the committee within a period of thirty days from the receipt of the inquiry report, unless an appeal against the findings is filed within that time by either party.
  • No monetary settlement should be made as a basis of conciliation.
  • The identities of the aggrieved party or respondent or the witness or the offender shall not be made public or kept in the public domain especially during the process of the inquiry.

Punishment and Compensation

Anyone found guilty of sexual harassment shall be punished in accordance with the service rules of the Seshadripuram Educational Trust, if the offender is an employee.

  • Stopping of increments/promotion.
  • Reverting, demotion
  • Denial of re-employment

Where the respondent is a student, depending upon the severity of the offence, the Presiding Officer may

  • Withhold privileges of the student such as access to the library, auditorium and identity card.
  • Suspend or restrict entry into the campus for a specific period.
  • Award reformative punishments like mandatory counselling and/or performance of community services.

Committee for SC/ST

The institution's Schedule Caste (SC) /Schedule Tribe (ST), SC/ST Cell was established in the year 2022, in accordance with the provisions of the University Grants Commission's XI plan, to monitor the actions of professors and students from Other Weaker Sections. The SC/ST Cell at the college promotes a secure and civil living and working environment for all students, staff, and faculty with ties to the local community. Regardless of colour, religion, caste, creed, or culture, the institution is committed to promoting an environment that respects and supports diversity. An SC/ST Cell must be formed in order to ensure adherence to the reservations orders periodically issued in favour of SC/ST and quick settlement of concerns of SC/ST Category Workers. The college is especially interested in finding these students financial help from governmental organisations and other sources. Additionally, the cell is always working to address the numerous issues that SC/ST students have.

OBJECTIVES

  • To execute, monitor, and assess regularly the University's reservation policy, as well as design steps to ensure the successful execution of policies and programmes of the Government of India and UGC.
  • To educate, enlighten, and empower the students and faculty of SC/ST categories at the institution to utilise the facilities provided by the government and other agencies for their educational and professional advancement.
  • Collect data about the execution of rules governing with regards to admissions of students, appointments to teaching and non-teaching posts at college, and analyse the data to determine the trends and changes in relation to meeting the quota.
  • To counsel and direct SC/ST students on a variety of subjects and to assist them in managing their academic responsibilities.
  • Coordination of equal opportunity, welfare, and other programmes, including government and UGC financial aid.

MECHANISM

  • The college's SC/ST Cell serves as a point of contact between students and several government agencies to facilitate and expedite the awarding of scholarships, other types of financial help and providing Library books etc.
  • The committee meets twice a year and submit the institution's head with an annual report on SC/ST students' admission on reservation rules, admitted in the general category, complaints and references made by students, financial aid from the state and Central governments, non Government agencies etc.

Grievance Redressal:

OFFLINE: The complaint forms are made available with the Convenor of the Cell. Aggrieved parties have to fill the complaint form and submit the same along with necessary supporting documents (If any), for further course of action and redressal.

ONLINE:Staff and students may express their concerns through the online mode by filling the form available in the college website. Grievances can also be registered by writing an email to statutorycells@spmcollege.ac.in

In order to understand the complainant's perspective and reach an unbiased decision, the cell convener and members must listen to the complainant and any other parties engaged in the case.

The cell assures to redress grievances within 7 working days.

Composition 2022-23

NAME
Chairperson Dr. B G Bhaskara
Principal, Seshadripuram College
Convenor Prof. Kala Naik
Head, Department of Commerce and Management
Members
Sri. Sridhar N M
Assistant Professor, Department of Commerce and Management
Smt. Hemalatha K J
Assistant Professor, Department of Commerce and Management
Kumari Bindhu S
Assistant Professor, Department of Commerce and Management
Mr Vinod Kumar N
Liaison Officer, Administrative Office
Priya
MBA

OBC Cell

A special cell to look into the affairs of Other Backward Class students and staff of the institution OBC Cell was established on 10th December 2022 in accordance with the XI plan guidelines of the University Grants Commission. The OBC Cell of the college creates a living and working environment where all employees and students belonging to the community feel safe and respected. The institution is committed to provide an environment that promotes diversity and respects everyone regardless of colour, religious belief, caste, creed or cultures. In order to ensure due compliance of the orders of reservation issued from time to time in favour of OBC and to ensure prompt disposal of the Grievances of the employees of OBC Category, there is a need to establish an OBC Cell. The college takes special interest in facilitating financial support to students from these communities from government agencies and other sources. And the cell is always engaged to solve the various problems of OBC students.

OBJECTIVES

  • To implement, monitor and evaluate continuously the reservation policy in University and plan measures for ensuring effective implementation of the policy and programmes of the Government of India and UGC.
  • To educate, enlighten and empower the students and staff of OBC categories in the university to make use of the facilities extended by the Govt. and other agencies for their educational & occupational career.
  • To collect data regarding the implementation of the policies in respect of admissions, appointments to teaching and non-teaching positions in the universities and analyze the data showing the trends and changes towards fulfilling the required quota.
  • To Council and guide OBC students about various issues and help them to manage academic activities.
  • To coordinate equal opportunity, welfare and other schemes including financial assistances from the government and UGC.

MECHANISM

  • OBC Cell of the college is bridge between students and the Government Departments to get and prompt distribution of scholarships, fellowships and other financial assistance. The committee meets at least twice a year and submits annual report to the Head of the Institution on OBC students admitted against reservation norms, admitted in general category, complaints and references reported by the students, relationship environment, facilities for girl students, financial assistances received from the state and central governments etc.
  • Anyone in the OBC community who is a student or staff member who needs aid, counselling, or support with regards to academic, financial, social, or other issues can register offline or online.

Grievance Redressal:

OFFLINE: The complaint forms are made available with the Convenor of the Cell. Aggrieved parties have to fill the complaint form and submit the same along with necessary supporting documents (If any), for further course of action and redressal.

ONLINE:Staff and students may express their concerns through the online mode by filling the form available in the college website. Grievances can also be registered by writing an email to statutorycells@spmcollege.ac.in

The cell convener and members shall listen to the complainant and any other parties involved in the case in order to comprehend their points of view and resolve the matter impartially.

The cell commits to provide an equitable solution within 7 days.

Composition 2022-23

NAME
Chairperson
Dr. B G Bhaskara
Principal, Seshadripuram College /td>
Convenor
Smt. Geetha H. M.
Head, Department of Kannada
Members
Sri. Harish. G.
Assistant Professor, Department of Commerce and Management
Smt. Manjula. S.
Assistant Professor, Post Graduate Department of Commerce and Management
Smt. Varshini. S.K
Assistant Professor, Department of Commerce and Management
Sri. Vinod Kumar N
Liaison Officer, Administrative Office

Minority Cell

Minority group means those who do not belong to region's or nation's majority racial or ethnic group. Muslims, Sikhs, Christians, Buddhists, Jain and Parsis have been notified as minority communities.

The institution strongly believes in creating a safe and healthy environment for students and faculty with an objective of building inclusive society. The Minority Cell was established on December 07th 2022 to strengthen minority community and uphold the spirit of diversity and inclusivity. The cell enables to build Equity, Equality and Access to all members of minority group and it also helps to manage end to end academic and nonacademic concerns with regard to cast, social, economical, racial, lingual aspects in minority group.

The Minority Cell of the college is formed for the welfare of students and staff from the Christian, Muslim, Jain, Buddhist, and Parsis community.

OBJECTIVES

  • To promote social inclusion and provide fairness and equal opportunity for the college minority community
  • To reduce the sense of prejudice while simultaneously increasing diversity among the student, teacher, and non-teaching staff.
  • To support the minority community and offer reasonable solutions to their concerns.
  • To establish systems and practices leading to barrier-free environment for students and staff.
  • To encourage for participation in various orientation programs which would empower them with the necessary skills to choose a career options.
  • To provide counseling for any emotional emergencies arising on account of any event at the campus.
  • To provide them with proper guidance and required counseling.

MECHANISM

Minority cell of the college intends to assist the students and staff of the minority community, with respect to social inclusion, scholarships, job opportunities, and other academic and non – academic aspects according to the UGC regulations. The mechanism of the cell is as follows.

  • Any student or staff belonging to the minority community having any concern or assistance and counselling and support with respect to academic, financial, social and other matters can register either through offline or online.

Grievance Redressal:

OFFLINE: The complaint forms are made available with the Convenor of the Cell. Aggrieved parties have to fill the complaint form and submit the same along with necessary supporting documents (If any), for further course of action and redressal.

ONLINE:Staff and students may express their concerns through the online mode by filling the form available in the college website. Grievances can also be registered by writing an email to statutorycells@spmcollege.ac.in

The grievant and the concerned persons to the case will be heard by the cell Convener and members to understand the view points and redress the case in an unbiased manner.

The cell assures to provide an equitable solution within 7 working days.

Composition 2022-23

NAME
Chairperson
Dr. B G Bhaskara
Principal, Seshadripuram College
Convenor
Smt Syeeda Mujeebunnisa
Assistant Professor, Department of Computer Science
Members
Smt Sujatha A M
Assistant Professor, Department of Commerce and Management
Dr. Fatin
Assistant Professor, Post Graduate Department of Commerce and Management
Smt Vinaya R
Assistant Professor, Department of Commerce and Management
Mr. Vinod Kumar N
Liaison Officer, Administrative Office

Samata - Equal Opportunities Cell

Samata, the Equal Opportunities Cell of the college ensures that all students are treated equally and attempts to address deep-seated inequalities in our system. EOC works for affirmative action for the deprived sections such as persons from SC, ST, OBC (Non-creamy layer) categories, persons from religious & language minorities, differently-abled persons and Women. The Equal Opportunities Cell is to help and empower the persons with disabilities, students to participate fully in the academic, intellectual, social and cultural life of college on an equal basis.

To achieve this goal, the college has established several cells like SC/ST Cell, OBC Cell, and Minority Cell. These cells make and implement policies for the development of the target groups and make them able to contribute to the workplace, society and nation at their best. These cells perform a lot of activities by involving students, faculty and society to create awareness regarding the equal opportunities.

OBJECTIVES

  • To promote diversity and inclusive practices on campus and provide appropriate opportunities for disadvantaged groups.
  • Ensure barrier-free access to colleges, departments, libraries, dormitories and offices.
  • To examine all possible ways in which the SC/ ST, OBC and minority groups could be helped.
  • To ensure that there is no discrimination in the College on grounds of disability or minority status.
  • To create an atmosphere of Equal Opportunity through awareness generation programmes.
  • Promote equality among all.

MECHANISM

Equal Opportunities cell of the college aims to provide equal opportunities to the students belonging to various backgrounds of community, religion, gender or ability. The mechanism of the cell is as follows:

  • Any student who is in need of assistance and counselling with respect to academic, financial, social and other matters can approach the convenor directly and fill a form related to the query or may visit the college website to fill the form online.
  • Once the form is submitted the query raised by the student will be viewed by the convenor of the cell and the Principal.
  • Possible solution will be discussed by the cell convenor, members in presence of principal and a solution for the same will be decided.
  • Appropriate solution will be given to the student through email.
  • The cell assures to provide the solution within 7working days.

Composition 2022-23

NAME
Chairperson
Dr. B G Bhaskara
Principal, Seshadripuram College
Convenor
Smt. Dhakshitha B K
Assistant Professor, Department of Commerce and Management
Members
Sri Prasad M L
Assistant Professor, Post Graduate Department of Commerce and Management
Smt Vinaya R
Assistant Professor, Department of Commerce and Management
Smt Syeeda Mujeebunnisa
Assistant Professor, Department of Computer Science
Sri. Vinod Kumar N
Liaison Officer, Administrative Office

Ankura - Forum for Women Empowerment

We are proud that our college maintains a perfect gender ratio in its student composition. Ankura is a proactive forum to empower our girl students with the self-confidence, skills, knowledge and awareness required to make use of the opportunities available to Indian women today. Ankura organizes awareness rallies and programs on women's rights and conducts interactive sessions with women activists. Ankura believes that financial independence is a basic pillar of empowerment and conducts workshops on skills which could lead to self-employment. The forum works towards gender sensitization and boys participate with equal interest in many of the programs organized. Ankura also functions as the Prevention of Sexual Harassment Cell of the college and deals with any issues of that nature in the college campus.

Convenor

  • Smt Ashashwini V
  • Smt. Vedavathi M

Members

  • Priya
    MBA
  • Ankura
  • Ankura
  • Ankura