Women Development Cell
(Year of Establishment: 2004)
1) Online Survey regarding improving ‘Safety of Women in India’ was conducted by
WDC members in month of December, 2020. Suggestions were given by students in
form of Developing app with all the emergency services (GPS Tracking with
Accurate Information), More strong laws for women’s safety, Developing special
equipment in case if any emergency, Free Martial Arts Training in very institution for
Females, Changing mindset of society towards women etc.
2) Online (Microsoft Teams) Guest lecture on ‘Understanding Gender Equity’ by
Mr Pravin Thote on 30th Jan 2021. He explained Sex vs Gender, the identity of male
and female, heterosexuality, homosexuality, transgender and bisexuality. He focused
on the representation of women in all sectors should be balanced to improve gender
equity in India.
3) Online One day Training Workshop by UGC Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal of
Sexual Harassment of Women Empowerment and Students in Higher Education
Institutions on 5th Feb. 2021 (Prof. Shubhshree Parab & Dr Chetana Zaveri attended).
It was to brief about functioning of ICC and WDC to handle various types of cases.
4) Online Meeting by University of Mumbai to examine the functioning of WDC in all
colleges. It was chaired by Ms Chandramukhi Devi (Member, National Commission
for Women New Delhi) (Prof. Shubhshree Parab & Dr Chetana Zaveri attended).
5) Online ‘Skill Based Programme’ to celebrate International Women’s Day on
th March, 2021. Chief Guest was Ms Suman Shrivastava (Entreprenuer and Social
Worker). She emphasized on Empowerment, Health and Skills development in India.
She explained about the achievement of women in society. Also briefed about women
have great opportunities to do work in society. Successful women should transfer her
‘Crown’ to other women, these as help to other women and it’s a ‘Chain’!
6) Inter-Collegiate Participation:
a) Online National Level Debate Competition on 8th March 2021 organised by
Bandodkar College, Thane & Bedekar Institute of Management (Ms Vedanti Gide and
Aham Nahar from FYBCOM bagged 4th place in this competition).
b) Shroff College for Online Panel Discussion on Balance for Better on International
Women’s Day on 8th March 2021. Some students were encouraged to participate in
Prof. S.Parab (Convenor)
Dr D. Sangore
Dr C. Zaveri
Dr D. Manwar
Dr H. Bhosale
Prof N. Kumar
Prof A. Nayak