The University Health Centre looks after the medical needs of the students, staff and their families. Facilities for protective inoculation exist in Health Centre. Complete Physiotherapy unit, ECG, X-ray, Round the clock Ambulance facilities adequate laboratory facilities, Auto Analyzer facilities, Ultrasound facilities, Computerized ECG, EEG, Spirometry are also available in the Health Centre. A Homoeopathic Doctor and a Dentist are also available in the Health Centre. The University has more than 60 private Doctors with different specializations on its panel for consultation free of cost.
Women’s Studies Research Centre
The Centre reflects the University’s commitment to society and its policy of inclusive growth. The Centre is fulfilling its objectives of women empowerment through research, curriculum development, documentations, networking, providing counseling services and launching awareness programmes. The Centre offers two full time courses in Women’s Studies - M.A. (Women Studies) two years (semester system) and PG Diploma in Women’s Studies one year (annual examination). Gender Sensitization workshops are organized for various sectors of society including the development functionaries of the state. The Centre has also been working as a nodal agency to guide and monitor the functions of all Women Cells in the colleges of Haryana. The Centre is now a phase III Centre of the University Grants Commission making it one of the top few in the country.
Institute of Sanskrit and Indological Studies
The Institute of Sanskrit and Indological Studies was established in 1963 under the auspices of the faculty of Indic Studies. Initially it started the publication of Praci-Jyoti-Research Digest of Indological Studies (published annually), which is continuously serving the needs of scholars throughout the world and have brought out 42 volumes. The Institute has undertaken a Major Research Project, “A Word-Concordance of Mahabharata,” which is to be published in Fifteen Volumes. So far six volumes have been published.
National Cadet Corps
The University has a well-equipped contingent of NCC Battalion under the charge of experienced and trained officers of 10 Haryana Bn. NCC Kurukshetra. Separate arrangements have been made for boys and girls to facilitate them to join NCC. Apart from regular training parades, the Cadets attend NCC Camps for centralized training with their counterparts from other institutions. The Units prepare them for taking up the higher N. C. C. Certificate Examinations. NCC Cadets are also groomed for assisting the administration in the proper and orderly conduct of special events and in relief work in civic emergencies. The Unit also present brief programmes during the Republic and Independence Day Celebrations, and on special occasions such as the NCC Day. The University lays special emphasis on training students for the armed forces by arranging lectures and guidance programmes.
Mahatama Gandhi All India Service Coaching Institute
The MGAIS Coaching Institute was established in the year 1982 with the objective of providing coaching to SC/ST candidates preparing for Civil Services and other competitive examination. The Institute has been providing free of cost coaching to SC/ST students for ICS and other Central Services/State Services exams and National Eligibility Test. The Institute has also organized Seminars on Soft Skills and training programmes for Personality Development.
Dean Students’ Welfare
The office of the Dean Students’ Welfare provides a number of facilities and opportunities to the students. Some of these include provision of bus and train passes, subsidizing of student tours, etc. A major activity of the office is the Annual Public Speaking competition called Rostrum. Started five years ago to develop communication abilities among students, the competitions have become very popular. Several thousand students have been participating in this programme. The office also provides for the ‘Earn While You Learn’ Scheme - which essentially enables students to do some work in their departments on a token payment basis - to help students in meeting their education expenses. Several scholarships are also available for students mainly on merit but also on means basis.
In the age of globalization, Kurukshetra University has set out to make its presence felt globally through internationalization of its programmes and opening new avenues of association for global student community. With a view to assist international students, the University has an International Students’ Advisor who helps the international students to understand the admission procedures of various university programmes, getting visa for admissions and also to help them live comfortably in the new environment. Every year the University admits international students sponsored by ICCR (Indian Council for Cultural Relations) and the details of admission can be downloaded from University website.
Gender Sensitization Committee Against Sexual Harassment (GSCASH)
The Gender Sensitization Committee Against Sexual Harassment was established in the University from the Academic Session 2005-06. GSCASH helps to implement the guidelines laid down by the Supreme Court of India in Vishaka Vs State of Rajasthan (1997) for prevention and deterrence of sexual harassment in the work place. Kurukshetra University is committed to providing a place of work and study free of sexual harassment. It is expected that all students will treat one another and visitors to the University with respect. Any one violating the policy against sexual harassment is subject to disciplinary action. The GSCASH has three major functions :
1. Gender Sensitization and Orientation.
2. Crisis Management and Mediation
3. Formal Enquiry and Redressal.
Sexual harassment can take place in various forms : some subtle, some indirect, some blatant and overt. For example :
It may be conducted towards an individual of the opposite sex or the same sex.
It may occur between peers or between individuals in hierarchical relationship.
It may be aimed at coercing an individual to participate in an unwanted sexual relationship or it may have the effect of causing an individual to change behaviour or work performance.
It may consist of repeated actions or may even arise from a single incident.
Students can take help from the Committee (GSCASH) ; none should hesitate to ask for help.Speaking up may prevent others from being harmed as well.
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