Institutional Policy

Don Bosco College has established systems and procedures for maintaining and utilizing physical, academic and support facilities. They provide guidance to members in a number of academic areas. The College has regular maintenance and periodic replenishment of essential facilities.
College policy is to have effective mechanism for the upkeep of the infrastructure and other facilities as to have optimum utilization of the facilities in order to have effective college functioning.

Policy On Higher Education For Persons With Special Needs (HEPSN)

Mission Statement

Empowering abilities of persons with disabilities in the field of higher education


An inclusive society is which values human diversity and enables and empowers full participation of Persons with Disability to live independently with dignity, equal rights and opportunities. At Don Bosco College Panjim we ensure that we aid capacity development through curriculum considerations, methodology considerations, human resource considerations and also placement considerations of Persons with disabilities.
Specific Objectives:

  • To provide equal educational opportunities to differently-abled persons.

  • To create awareness among the functionaries about the specific educational needs of differently-abled persons.

  • To provide special devices to that will augment the learning experiences of differently- abled persons.

  • To ensure the maintenance of the equipment and facilities provided to the differently- abled persons.

  • To establish an Enabling Unit for differently- abled persons.

Establishment of Enabling Units for differently- abled persons
In order to develop awareness and also to provide necessary guidance and counselling to differently-abled persons, an Enabling Unit shall be formed every academic year under the chairmanship of the Principal along with a teacher and student. The functions of this Enabling Unit will be to:

  • Facilitate admission of differently-abled persons in various courses

  • Provide guidance and counselling to differently abled individuals

  • Create awareness about the needs of differently abled persons, and other general issues concerning their learning

  • Assist differently-abled graduates to gain successful employment in the public as well as private sectors

The major functions of the enabling unit will be as follows

  • To provide counselling to differently - abled students on the types of courses they could study at the higher education institutions.

  • To ensure admission of as many differently-abled students as possible through the open quota and also through the reservation meant for them.

  • To gather orders dealing with fee concessions, examination procedures, reservation, policies, etc., pertaining to differently-abled persons.

  • To assess the educational needs of differently abled persons enrolled in the higher education institutes to determine the types of assistive devices to be procured.

  • To conduct awareness programmes for teachers of the institute about the approaches to teaching, evaluation procedures, etc, which they should address in the case of differently- abled students.

  • To study the aptitude of differently-abled students and assist them in getting appropriate employment when desired by them after their studies.

  • To celebrate important days pertaining to disability such as the World Disabled Day, White Cane Day, etc., in the institute and also in the neighborhood in order to create awareness about the capabilities of differently-abled persons.

  • To ensure maintenance of special assistive devices procured by the higher education institute under the HEPSN scheme and encourage differently-abled persons to use them for enriching their learning experiences.

  • To prepare annual reports with case histories of differently-abled persons who are benefited by the HEPSN scheme sanctioned to the higher education institute.

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