The University Grants Commission (UGC) has asked every focal universities and advanced education organizations to put an 'advising framework' set up to help understudies manage issues of anxiety, tension and yearning to go home.
"Advanced education organizations ought to obligatorily put set up an expansive based 'Understudies Counseling System' for the successful administration of issues and difficulties confronted by understudies," the UGC has said.
The mandate comes as a feature of the "Rules on Safety of Students on and off Campuses of Higher Educational Institutions", which have been imparted to all varsities by UGC, requesting that they alter their mandates and other important statutory procurements to guarantee the bearings are executed to the greatest advantage of understudies.
"It ought to be an interesting, intelligent and target-arranged framework, including understudies, instructors and folks, set out to address regular understudy concerns running from tension, anxiety, trepidation of progress and inability to achiness to visit the family and a huge number of scholastic stresses," it said.
"It ought to scaffold the formal and also open crevices between the understudies and the establishment everywhere," the rules included.
The UGC has likewise prescribed that every educator can be in contact with no less than 25 understudies keeping in mind the end goal to give individual hearing to the issues confronted by them furthermore be in contact with their guardians in regards to the same.
"Educator instructors, prepared to go about as the watchmen of understudies at the school level, ought to stay in close touch with the understudies distributed to them (cluster of 25 understudies) as the year progressed, coddle their enthusiastic and scholarly needs and pass on their development report and input on participation, examination results and so on to their guardians at consistent interim of time.
"Instructor guides can facilitate with superintendents of lodgings and trade individual points of interest of understudies, scholastic record and conduct designs for brief preemptive or restorative activity," the rules said.
The commission has likewise coordinated the colleges to have their own particular police headquarters for fast treatment of emergency and averting untoward episodes on grounds.
The rules likewise propose appropriation of a portion of the best practices executed by grounds worldwide like the 'Warn Me' model grew by University of California, Berkley, helping in sending of crisis messages through Internet and mobiles.