Mizoram College of Nursing identifies gender equity issues and problems that can affect academic performance and overall development of students. Keeping in view the problems that can be faced concerning with gender equity, the institution has prepared Gender Sensitization Action Plan for the students  as follows:

Sl.

No

ITEM

ACTIONS

IMPLEMENTATION

AGENCY

FREQUENCY

MONITORING INDICATORS

1

To identify weaknesses in all students

and take remedial steps

Plan and administer diagnostic tests at the beginning of each year/session (1st -4th year) in order to identify the types of assistance required.

Accordingly, the institution will execute bridge courses (e.g. extra classes, tutorials to be conducted by other faculty) and other measures to raise the level of proficiency of students and cope with all subjects.

Project

institution

Diagnostic tests and plans completed at the beginning of each year/session; remedial measures carried out continuously thereafter

Percentage of students transiting from first to second year with all first year courses passed

2

To improve language competency  soft skills and confidence level

Inclusion of English subject in 1st year and Spoken Hindi in 4th year and practical demonstrations in most of the nursing subjects offer a guidance tool and motivation for the faculty and students

Project

institution

Continuous

Better transition for all students to the next session

3

To improve non-cognitive and soft skills of students including communication and presentation skills all students with special concern to weaker students

This could include seminar presentation, conduction of health talks during community postings, case study and care plans involving interview or interaction with clients, return demonstrations of practical procedures for all students giving equal opportunity and chances for all gender.

Project

institution

Continuous

Improvement in job placement of students especially among those with disadvantaged backgrounds

4

Make college campus physically and socially gender friendly; especially provide adequate and suitable facilities to women students and faculty

This could include providing ramps, toilets, hostel facilities where needed.

Project

institution

Continuous

Institution to provide reports of actions taken including number of beneficiaries

5

Grievance Redressal Cell and Anti-Ragging Cell

Publicize and aware all students on the existing Grievance Redressal Cell  and Anti-ragging Cell that will help resolve their problems and would ensure anonimity

Project

institution

Continuous

Number of grievances received and Ragging encountered and the time taken to resolve

6

Appointing class representatives giving equal chance to genders and faculty mentors for students

Assigning two students as class representatives for a month which allow participation of all students in each class.

Faculty mentors can counsel, guide and motivate the students and monitor their progress

Project

institution

Continuous

Increased and improved rate of students performances

7

To aware and  address the importance, needs and concerns of women

This aim to organise and observe important days such as International Womens’ day and National Education Day  yearly to address womens’ importance, achievements and contributions to humanity and society

Project institution

Yearly

Increased awareness on importance of women and strengthen the status of women