WDC WOMEN'S DEVELOPMENT CELL INTERNAL COMPLAINTS COMMITTEE WOMEN'S DEVELOPMENT CELL Women Empowerment and Gender Equality are the most important requirements for the upliftment and progress of our nation. The Cell has both the faculty and students of the College as its members and works with an aim to create a gender sensitized community within campus as well as in the society. It has been organising various academic, technical, medical, cultural and social events for the upliftment of women and spread the real importance of gender equality in the society through College students. The aim and objective of the WDC is to promote general wellbeing of female students, teaching and non-teaching women staff of the colleges. The WDC cell is also responsible to undertake the awareness programmes on gender sensitization, women rights and women empowerment in colleges. Women Development Cell, of our college is accountable for awareness of gender sensitization, women’s rights and promoting general wellbeing of students, teaching staff, support staff, contractual and daily wages employees of J.S.M. College. WDC is liable to create a dignified and inclusive environment for all genders in and around the ambit of colleges and equip them in controlling their personal and professional lives. WOMEN'S DEVELOPMENT CELL MEMBERS Sr No Name 1 Prof. Smt. V. S. Patil Chairman 2 Prof. Dr. Jayashree S. Patil Convener 3 Prof. Shilpa N. Kawale Member 4 Prof. Shweta K. Mokal Member 5 Prof. Namrata V. Patil Member 6 Prof. Shubhangi Lagad Member 7 Mrs. Shraddha Thalkar Member 8 Kum. Shreya C. Mhatre Student Representative 9 Kum. Omkar S. Mhatre Student Representative Objectives of WDC To create and develop a congenial environment for women employees (including teaching, support staff, and contractual as well as daily wages employees) and students (rural, urban, specially-abled, underprivileged, marginalised), allowing them to reach their full potential. To undertake the awareness programmes on gender sensitization, women’s rights and women empowerment in university campuses and colleges. To sensitize the students towards the special needs of all genders To develop equitable opportunities for the educational avenues for women To build a gender sensitive and inclusive campus To address concerns of gender discrimination and recommend measures and policies for gender parity at the University To prevent sexual harassment at workplace To undertake surveys or action research projects, if necessary, pertaining to women (rural, urban, specially-abled, underprivileged, marginalised) in the society. To conduct gender audit / safety audit on regular basis To stress upon the development of women in every sphere. To organize events and activities for women empowerment. To create an environment that will help women realize their full potential and give their best.