Author(s): Ponnambily Chandy

Email(s): ponnambily.ponnu@gmail.com

DOI: 10.52711/2349-2996.2022.00088   

Address: Zero tolerance to Caste-based discrimination: Ponnambily Chandy
Assistant Professor, Department of Community Health Nursing, Chettinad College of Nursing, Chettinad Academy of Research and Education, Kanchipuram, Tamil Nadu, India.
*Corresponding Author

Published In:   Volume - 12,      Issue - 4,     Year - 2022


ABSTRACT:
University Grants Commission of India has issued a circular to Higher Educational Institutions by asking them to take the actions like the installment of complaint boxesand the development of committees by the faculty and students to prevent caste-based discrimination. The current paper discusses the concepts, principles, barriers, and practices that help in overcoming discrimination practices on campus. The author concludes the paper by quoting the evidence of a discrimination-free campus in nursing colleges in India.


Cite this article:
Ponnambily Chandy. Zero tolerance to Caste-based discrimination: A brawny pillar of nursing colleges in India Asian Journal of Nursing Education and Research. 2022; 12(4):413-5. doi: 10.52711/2349-2996.2022.00088

Cite(Electronic):
Ponnambily Chandy. Zero tolerance to Caste-based discrimination: A brawny pillar of nursing colleges in India Asian Journal of Nursing Education and Research. 2022; 12(4):413-5. doi: 10.52711/2349-2996.2022.00088   Available on: https://ajner.com/AbstractView.aspx?PID=2022-12-4-13


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