The SC /ST cell of the University was established at the initiative of the University Grant
Commission (UGC), New Delhi and the Government of Uttar Pradesh in 2007. D.D.U.
Gorakhpur University along with the Colleges and Institutes affiliated to the University
comes under the purview of the Cell. The principal objective of this cell is to ensure the
proper implementation of the constitutional provisions and Government orders regarding
reservations to both Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes. It is also the
responsibility of the cell to safeguard the interest of students, employees and teachers
belonging to both Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes. The Cell also aims at
making recommendations regarding the welfare and empowerment of Scheduled Caste
and Scheduled Tribes to the university administration, State Government, University
Grant Commission and Government of India. The office of SC/ST cell is on the first floor
of the arts faculty. At present Prof. Shobha Gaur, Department of Education is the
Coordinator of SC/ST Cell.