Women Empowerment Cell
The Women Development Cell has been constituted to maintain safety and security to the girls and women of the institute. The Cell deals with the cases / complaints of sexual harassment and any other type of harassment of the female students, teaching and non-teaching women staff of the institute. If the students or female employees face any harassment, then they can complain at women empowerment cell. The members will look into the issues, gather the evidence, and take the necessary action against the guilty. The Cell is vigilant and keeps a keen eye on the entire campus.
Objectives of the Women Empowerment Cell
- To listen and understand the complaints of grievances from girl students, female teaching staff, non-teaching staff.
- To inspect all the complaints within specific time.
- To ensure confidentiality and time bound response to the complaints.
- To conduct developmental and awareness programs for the girl students and female staff.
Smart Girl Training Program
A two hours training program was organized in online mode through Google meet with the slogan “Smart Girl: To be Happy, to be Strong” on August 26, 2021. In this training session 80 girl students of BBA, BCA, B.Sc. and MBA had participated. The program had different modules like self awareness, communication and relationship, choices and decisions, selection of friends and self defense.
Training program on Women Safety and Prevention
A two hours training program was organized in online mode with the slogan “Women Safety and Prevention” on September 29, 2021.The resource person was Ms.Manisha Pathak Soni, Additional SP, Indore.The purpose of this session was the women’s safety which involves strategies, practices and policies aiming to reduce gender based violence including women’s fear of crime.. Some recommendations like Samman Abhiyan, Police reform & support, 24/7 helpline & safety apps with speedy response were discussed so that the women can handle the situation strongly and fearlessly. 90 girls participated in this session.
‘URJITA’: Self Defense Training Program
Women Empowerment Cell of the institute organized two days (29-30 November) Self Defense program for first year girl students of BBA, B.Sc. (CS & IT) and BCA programmes. Dr.Divya Gupta Senior Gynecologists, a social activist and founder of “Jwala” an NGO for the women in need was the resource person. The objective of the program was to make the girls aware of self defense techniques. She also discussed issues related with the students like how to understand the difficult situation, how to deal with people in adverse condition, build confidence etc. 95 girls participated in this session.
Seminar on ‘Mental Hygiene and Mental Health’
Two hour session on Mental Hygiene and Mental Health was organised on 18 February 2022 by WDC Cell. Mrs. Maya Bohra, Founder and Executive Secretary, NGO Spandan was the resource person. The objective of the program was to make aware the students with the importance of mental health and mental hygiene.. It was the interactive session where Ms. Bohra discussed with the students regarding, mental health, cause of stress, mental hygiene and how to become mentally and physically fit. About 80 girls participated in this session.
International Women’s Day
International Women’s day was celebrated on 8 March, 2022 by Women Empowerment Cell. Mrs. Anjana Tiwari, ASP, Traffic Police, Indore and Ms. Ankita Joshi, Senior Correspondent, Dainik Bhaskar were our guests and keynote speakers. Ms. Anjana Tiwari appreciated the parking, helmet and seatbelt wearing habit of students and faculty members. Ms. Tiwari also shared that students can register themselves on Citizen Cop, Traffic Management Friend.
Visit of Gynaecologist
Two days visit of Gynaecologist was organized by WEC Cell on April 23, 2022 and May 07, 2022. Mrs. Karuna Jain, Consultant Gynaecologist and Obstetrician at Shri Cloth Market Hospital consulted the girls, female faculties and staff. Good health is of paramount importance in today’s fast-paced world. Dr. Karuna Jain individually checked and counselled the girl students of undergraduate and post graduate programmes. Some of the faculty and staff members also took counselling from Dr. Jain. The institute organizes such visits of doctors regularly.
‘URJITA’: Self Defense Training Program
Four days Self defense Program was organized from May 18 - 21, 2022 by Women Empowerment Cell of the institute. Experts from DANAM Foundation taught the girls the different defense techniques. Life is a gift. It’s also unpredictable. Self-defense helps to prepare you for unexpected situations and also helps to develop mental and physical health. in addition to various other benefits such as discipline, respect, self-control, improving coordination, balance, speed, strengths, flexibility as well as overall health, wellness, and a positive way of life. 69 girls participated in this event.
- Dr. Jayshree Sharma, Associate Professor, Department of Computer Science - Convener
- Dr. Jayesh Tiwari, Professor, Department of Computer Science - Member
- Dr. Rekha Melwani, Associate Professor, Department of Management - Member
- Dr. Bharti Agrawal, Assistant Professor, Department of Computer Science - Member
- Ms. Meera Ojha, Warden, Shri Vaishnav Girls Hostel - Member