Women Empowerment & Grievances Cell
The College has established a Women Empowerment & Grievances Cell in the college campus and cell is active since 2014 to empower girl students, to enhance understanding of issues related to women and to make the college campus a safe place for girl students. With a view to taking up women’s issues and problems, the cell aims at creating awareness of their rights and responsibilities. It also provides a platform for women to share their experiences and views regarding their status in the society and to suggest ways to improve and empower themselves.
Aiming at intellectual and social upliftment of the female students, the cell stands for facilitating women empowerment through guest lectures, seminars, awareness programmes and other welfare activities.
Women achievers from various fields are invited to share their experiences with students interact with them, give valuable tips which might motivate them, make them dream big and work towards realizing their dreams and to provide a safe environment for girl students and women employees.
The responsibilities of the Women Empowerment & Grievances Cell is to follow the Mandatory Guide lines and directions of the JNTU KAKINADA regarding the security arrangements for Girl Students and Women staff of our Institution.
- To promote a culture of respect and equality for female gender
- To conduct seminars, workshops to make them aware of opportunities and tools available and train the women
- To create a conducive counselling environment for female gender to share their problems
- To motivate and inspire girl students in their pursuit for excellence
- To educate girl students on women specific health issues and measures to be taken.
- To make girl students realize their strengths and be empowered.
Evolve all possible strategies for empowering women in technological and socio cultural aspects in a holistic way towards the betterment of the society.
The Women Empowerment & Grievances Cell shall strive to organise guest lectures, seminars, awareness programmes and other welfare activities to empower women.
Roles and responsibilities of WEG C faculty Coordinators:
- To periodically organize guest lectures in different areas such as health, legal, career and social aspects.
- To monitor and counsel girl students of their department, in the case of requirement.
- To advise and support any girl student, if faced by any gender specific problem.
- To conduct competitions such as presentations, elocution, essay writing and painting to encourage girl students to express their ideas.
- Above all, to ensure a secure and progressive learning environment for the girl students.
Roles and responsibilities of Student Representatives:
They should be willing:
- To spread the objectives of WEC among the girl students.
- To participate actively in the events and competitions organized by the cell and encourage other girl students to participate.
- To organize enthusiastically the events of WEGC under the guidance of the cell.
- To interact regularly with the girl students of the class.
- To bring to the notice of the faculty coordinators of their respective department, if any specific issue arises among the girl students.
WEGC Committee Members:
Officer In Charge:
Dr A Jayalakshmi
Professor & Head
Department of Computer Science & Engineering
Members/ Department Coordinators:
- Ms A Sarada - Department of ECE
- Ms L Kanya Kumari - Department of CSE
- Ms U Sravya - Department of EEE
- Ms K Shanmukhi - Department of ME
- Ms V Ramya Sri - Department of CE
- Ms S Sujatha Agarwal - Department of BED
- Ms M Aruna kumari - Department of MBA
General Instructions to the students:
1.Proper dress code should be followed.
- Body fit clothing, transparent or revealing outfits should be avoided.
- Salwar kameez with duppatta is advisable for girls.
- Sharing of mobile phone numbers with the unknown persons should be avoided.
3. Harassment of any nature should be reported to the higher authorities for redressal.
4. The 24 hour helpline desk made available for teaching and non-teaching staffs and students can be utilized for reporting any untoward incidents which cause physical / mental anguish. 24 Hr Helpline no.
Activities held in the Academic year 2014-15:
- Conducted a Guest Lecture on “Formulation of R&D initiatives for Women Scientists and Technologists” for women faculty from all the departments on 1-08-2014 presided by Dr. A Jayalakshmi , Officer In Charge, Women Empowerment & Grievances Cell.
- Organized an Awareness program on “Basic Behavioral etiquette for girl students” for Girl students of all branches of II-I semester Diploma on 2-08-2014 presided by Dr. B Seshu, Professor , department of BED & Dr.A Jayalakshmi , Officer In Charge, Women Empowerment & Grievances Cell
- Organized a workshop on “Quality Food – Healthy Life( Methods for Testing Food Adulteration) for women faculty from all the departments on 23-08-2014 presided by Ms. D.S.S Madhavi, Assistant Professor , Dept. of Chemistry.
- Organized a seminar on “Changing role of a woman in the Society and the Behavioral challenges” ” for Girl students of all branches of II b.Tech on 19-09-2014 & 20-09-2014 presided by MS. M Aruna Kumari ,Department of Management Sciences and Dr. B Seshu, Professor, department of BED.
- Organized an Awareness program on “Basic Behavioral etiquette for girl students” for Girl students of all branches of I year Diploma on 13-11-2014presided by Ms M Aruna kumari, Assistant Professor, Department of Management Science.
- Organized a seminar on “Changing role of a woman in the Society and the Behavioral challenges” for Girl students of all branches of I B.Tech on 21-05-2015 presided by MS. M Aruna Kumari, Department of Management Sciences and Dr. B Seshu, Professor , department of BED.