Rajagiri College of Management and Applied science

Minority Cell

The Minority Cell at Rajagiri College of Management and Applied Sciences, Kakkanad, plays a crucial role in fostering an inclusive and supportive environment for students from minority communities.


To foster an inclusive and equitable environment where every student, irrespective of their background, can thrive academically, socially, and personally, and to celebrate the rich diversity within the college community.


  1. To support and empower students from minority communities by providing them with the necessary resources and opportunities.
  2. To promote understanding and appreciation of cultural diversity among all students and staff.
  3. To address and resolve any grievances or issues faced by minority students promptly and effectively.
  4. To create an environment that encourages dialogue, respect, and mutual understanding among students from diverse backgrounds.

Its primary objectives and functions typically include:


  1. Promoting Inclusivity and Diversity:
    • Create a welcoming atmosphere where diversity is celebrated.
    • Encourage participation from all students in college activities, regardless of their background.
  2. Addressing Grievances:
    • Provide a platform for minority students to express their concerns.
    • Ensure a transparent and efficient grievance redressal mechanism.
  3. Counseling and Support:
    • Offer psychological and academic counseling tailored to the needs of minority students.
    • Provide mentorship programs to guide students in their academic and personal development.
  4. Awareness Programs:
    • Organize workshops, seminars, and events to educate the college community about the importance of diversity and inclusion.
    • Highlight the challenges faced by minority communities and the ways to overcome them.
  5. Scholarships and Financial Aid:
    • Assist students in identifying and applying for scholarships and financial aid specifically available for minority communities.
    • Work with external organizations to secure additional funding and support for minority students.
  6. Cultural Activities:
    • Promote cultural events that showcase the traditions, heritage, and contributions of various minority communities.
    • Encourage students to participate in and organize cultural exchange programs.
  7. Monitoring and Evaluation:
    • Regularly assess the impact of the Minority Cell’s initiatives and programs.
    • Collect feedback from students to continually improve the support provided.

Activities and Programs

  1. Orientation Programs: Special orientation sessions for minority students to help them acclimate to the college environment.
  2. Mentorship Programs: Pairing minority students with mentors who can guide them academically and personally.
  3. Cultural Festivals: Annual cultural festivals celebrating the diversity of the student body.
  4. Workshops and Seminars: Regular sessions on topics such as cultural sensitivity, anti-discrimination laws, and the importance of inclusivity.
  5. Scholarship Drives: Campaigns to raise awareness about available scholarships and financial aid.
  6. Support Groups: Formation of support groups where minority students can share experiences and seek advice.
  7. Career Fairs: Organizing career fairs with a focus on opportunities for minority students.

The Minority Cell at Rajagiri College of Management and Applied Sciences is dedicated to creating a nurturing and inclusive environment for all students. By promoting diversity, addressing grievances, and providing comprehensive support, the cell ensures that minority students have the opportunity to succeed and contribute positively to the college community.


Dr. Laly MathewPresident
Ms. Anupa StanlyConvenor
Ms. Sreeja KumarFaculty
Mr. Renju A.CFaculty
Mr. Arun JohnNon-Teaching

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