The petition on change.org says that the committee must make sure caste sensitization meetings are conducted for students and faculties.
New Delhi: A PhD scholar from IIT Delhi has started an online petition challenging the setting up of permanent SC, ST, and OBC committees in IITs over the country.
Some of the demands given in the petition comprise forming a joint committee for SC/ST/OBC grievance. That should be headed by a chief liaison officer from the SC/ST/OBC community. The given petition also says the names and the number of members that must be published in the University website.
Another PhD scholar from IIT Madras said that little or inadequate effort has taken by the administrations to offer sustainable solutions to the issue of disparity in academic results between students from the common category and SC/ST groups.