The SC/ST cell was constituted to receive complaints of caste discrimination by SC/ST Students and faculties in the Institute with the following members at the Indian Institute of Food Processing Technology, Thanjavur. The institute strives to maintain an environment where all communities can participate in academic and research activities without any sort of discrimination with respect to caste or creed. The cell aims to ensure that anti-discrimination laws in the context of race/caste/creed are followed in letter and in spirit.