Equity Action Plan

equity action plan

 

S. No.

           ITEMS

          ACTIONS

IMPLEMENTATION AGENCY

FREQUENCY

MONITORING INDICATORS

1

To identify weaknesses in all students and take remedial steps

Organised bridge courses/remedial teaching (e.g. extra classes, tutorials )

YMCAUST, FBD

 In the  beginning of each semester; remedial measures carried out continuously , Diagnostic test and plans to be prepare at the beginning of each sem.

 students transiting from First to Second year 

2

To improve language competency, soft skills and confidence levels

Guidance tools such as FDP, Seminars and Workshop for teachers to transact with students to improve the competency levels. 

YMCAUST, FBD

Continuous 

 first and second year students

3

Institution to improve non-cognitive and soft skills including communication and presentation skills through their wide use in curricula / project based work, and where needed, to provide special skills training to students with priority to the weak students

Experts discussion or sessions with external experts/ consultants

YMCAUST, FBD

Continuous

Improvement in job placement of students 

4

Give under-qualified priority in opportunities to upgrade their domain knowledge

Promote faculty to part time PhD
Conducting professional development programme for Faculty Development Plan, WORKSHOP, Seminars

YMCAUST, FBD

Yearly

Increases in percentage of PHd degree faculty members
Increases number of students transition from first to second year

5

Training  in subject matter and pedagogy particularly to improve the performance of weak students

Conduct awareness programme, organise domain training , understanding of equity and equality . 
industrial visit, Industry institute interaction activities, Training plan is to be made and accordingly faculty of the University

YMCAUST, FBD

Every six month and remedial actions on continuous basis 

Percent of planned training completed as reported  in 6th months 

6

Make campuses physically and socially gender- friendly; especially  provide adequate and suitable facilities  to women and faculty

Counselling facility to students 
friendly campus—both 'soft' actions, and civil works

YMCAUST, FBD

Action plan made time to time At the time of IDP and actions implemented as proposed

According to action plan 

7

Hold innovation and Knowledge Sharing Workshops yearly to improve knowledge sharing

organize thematic workshops with thematic focus

YMCAUST

Yearly

Number of thematic workshops organised

8

Sharing information and knowledge about engineering courses and institutions

By organising rural camps at the school level in the rural area to share information and knowledge about engg. education 

YMCAUST, FBD

Yearly

 Increases number of students from rural areas 

9

Provide appropriate infrastructure for physically challenged students

 By constitute a committee of students representative and faculty members 
roviding ramps, lifts, toilets and hostel facilities

 YMCAUST, FBD

 By the Action plan 

 By the action plan

10

Special efforts for training/ internship/ placement of weak students

 Establishing industry institute partnership promotion cells
Shortlisting alumni members working in reputed firms 
By greater networking with industry

 YMCAUST, FBD

 Continuous

 By monitoring placement record 

11

A two tier grievance redress mechanism (GRM)

 EAP coordinator will become grievance redressal officer publicise widely, an email address 

 YMCAUST, FBD

 Continuous

 No. of complain received and time taken to address grievances 

12

Ensure that institutional mechanisms to protect and address the needs and concerns of women students are established.

 By making gender committee 
Counselling to needy female students 

 YMCAUST, FBD

 Continuous

 Establish of gender committee 

13

Peer Learning Groups of students

 Develop peer learning groups of 10-12 student

 YMCAUST, FBD

 Continuous

 Improvement in student performance and improved transition from first to second year 

14

Appointing Student Mentors and Faculty Advisers for Students

 Assigning Student mentors for 6-8 junior students and Appointing Faculty Advisers for 10- 15 Students

 YMCAUST, FBD

 Continuous

 

Satisfactory progress in implementation of the proposed activities and achievements of targets