WOMEN DEVELOPMENT CELL
The prime role of WDC is to implement Women’s policy in general to promote the wellbeing of the female students, teaching and non-teaching women staff of the college is an added feature of the WDC.
The formation of WDC at University level has been in compliance with the guidelines laid down by the Honourable Supreme Court of India in the case of Vishaka and other Vs. State of Rajasthan and other and also subsequently reinforced by the Ministry of Human Resource Development.
College has established WOMEN DEVELOPMENT CELL as per the directions issued by Vice-Chancellor of University under section 14(8) of Maharashtra Universities Act 1944.
AIMS AND OBJECTIVES OF THE WOMEN DEVELOPMENT CELL
To promote the general well-being of female students, teaching and non-teaching women staff of the college.
To provide appropriate working conditions with respect to work, leisure, health and hygiene to further ensure that there is no hostile environment towards women at work place and that no women employee has reasonable ground to believe that she is disadvantaged in connection with her employment.
To create social awareness about gender equality in general & problems of women in particular.
POWERS AND DUTIES OF WOMEN DEVELOPMENT CELL
To depute members of the CWDC to attend and participate in the workshops and training programs that may be arranged by the University Cell for members of CWDC of colleges/institutions in connection with these Directions
To implement the programs for the spread of awareness of these Directions as may be formulated by the University Women Development Cell.
To arrange to distribute all the publications of the University Cell concerning these Directions amongst the teachers, non-teaching employees and students. To exercise such powers and perform such other functions as may be conferred or imposed on it by/under these Directions.
To do all such acts and things as may become necessary to carry out the purpose of these Directions.
SCOPE OF WOMEN DEVELOPMENT CELL AT COLLEGE LEVEL:
WDC organizes the activities keeping in mind major social issues such as:
- Gender Sensitisation
- Removal of restrictive superstitions
- Self Defence
- Knowledge of Women related laws
- Knowledge of Government schemes for women
Women Development Cell for the Academic year 2019-20:
Chairperson: Dr. U.B. Karande
1) Mr. D.T. Pagare
2) Ms. H.P. Waghchaure
3) Dr.Varsha Narwade
4) Ms. Rajeshwari S