Kalindi College is the first college in Delhi University to start the SC\ST Cell which was inaugurated by the then Vice- Chancellor Prof. Dinesh Singh & Director, South Campus Dr. Umesh Rai in September 2015.
The Cell started with its first Orientation Programme for the SC, ST students in which following were discussed for the welfare and upliftment of the reserved category students (SC & ST only).
Problems related to curriculum and Time Table were discussed.
Awareness created on the new Hostel created for SC & ST Students in Dilshad Garden, admission Forms downloaded and distributed among these students for easy facilitation of admission to these hostels. This was for non-resident students of Delhi.
The students were briefed on the exemption of payment of Tuition Fees and admission Fees whose parents were not Income Tax payers.
The students were also briefed on the various Scholarships available to them so that they could help avail the scholarship they were eligible for.
Counselling was done with the students to help them overcome inferiority complex related to interaction with fellow students and personal grooming, etc.
Assurance was given to the students on proper support to tackle any problems being faced by them on a one-on-one personal interaction.
Briefed on the course of activities which were to be conducted during the academic session like visit to the Parliament & Awareness Workshops, etc.
This cell would cater to the needs of SC & ST students, Teachers and Non-Teaching Staff in future and work towards the welfare and upliftment of these students, teachers and Non-Teaching Staff. Proposed programme of the Cell is Visit to Tihar Jail, women cell and a workshop in March and April, 2018.