INTRODUCTION

The University Grants Commission (UGC) has given priority to the downtrodden students and staffs during IX plan period and given direction to all the universities to establish SC/ST Cell. The SC/ST Cell at Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University, Kakinada was constituted in the year 2016. After the establishment of the Cell in the university, it specifically concentrated on the welfare of the SC/ST students and staffs. The main aim of the Cell is to monitor the guidelines issued by the MHRD, the University Grants Commission and by the government of AP from time to time. The Cell ensures the effective implementation of the reservation policies in the university admissions to students in various courses of studies, accommodation in the hostels, appointments to the teaching and non-teaching posts, and allotment of quarters, establishment of Book Bank in the university, and maintenance of roster register in the JNTUK.

OUR VISION AND MISSION

Vision To be an institution of excellence in higher education that continually responds to the changing social realities through the development and application of knowledge, towards creating a people-centred and ecologically sustainable society that promotes and protects the Name of the Liaison Officer Liaison Officer, SC/ST Students/Staff, JNTUK Dr. B. Balakrishna,Professor of Mechanical Engineering Department,Vice Principal (Academics), University College of Engineering Kakinada dignity, equality, social justice and human rights for all, with special emphasis on marginalised and vulnerable groups.

Mission

In pursuance of its vision, the Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University, Kakinadaorganizes teaching programmes to facilitate the development of competent and committed professionals for practice, research and teaching; undertakes research; develops and disseminates knowledge; and reaches out to the larger community through extension, at the local, regional, national and international levels.