Hindi Cell to support groups: Suicide attempt shakes IIT-Delhi

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  • | Sunday | 2nd April, 2017

The Timble attendance system is also a step in this direction. “It’s a mobile phone-based attendance system. At IIT-Delhi At IIT-DelhiIn light of the attempted suicide by a first year Engineering student of IIT-Delhi, the Director of the institute has written an email to all students. In it, he says that the incident should “shake all our conscience from slumber” and that there was a need to “collectively address the problem” and “build a support system” for students. “We’re also making counselling compulsory for certain students who are not doing well, and making peer groups through which students can help each other,” he said.

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At IIT-Delhi At IIT-Delhi In light of the attempted suicide by a first year Engineering student of IIT-Delhi, the Director of the institute has written an email to all students.

In it, he says that the incident should “shake all our conscience from slumber” and that there was a need to “collectively address the problem” and “build a support system” for students.

Talking to The Sunday Express, Director V Ramgopal Rao said the institute is taking many measures to deal with the issue, including activating the Hindi Cell to help students from the Hindi-speaking belt. “The student is now stable and the institute is closely monitoring the situation.

However, this incident should shake all our conscience from slumber… We are putting in place mechanisms to proactively reach out to students based on their performance in academics and attendance.


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