Women Development Cell (WDC)

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            Women Development Cell (WDC) is a statuary body for the prevention or action against sexual harassment of women. It looks into the matter of complaints and grievances of faculty, staff and students. Thus, the prime role of Women Development Cell of the college is to deal with cases of sexual harassment if any occur. Women Development Cell has to be attentive to provide a safe educational campus for students, especially for the female students. It also pays attention to make them aware of the various schemes and policies meant for them. Women Development Cell tries to make them feel free to share their problems. Women Development Cell is also known as Sexual Harassment Prohibition Committee and Women Redressal Cell as well.

            Women Development Cell established in the college in 2006.

Internal Complaint Committee( ICC ) is established in 2018, as per University norms. 


            To empower girl students with knowledge of law, gender equity and train them to maintain physical fitness for self protection.



  1. To prevent sexual harassment and to promote well-being of female students, teaching and non-teaching women staff of the college.
  2. To provide and maintain a dignified working environment for women employees and students.
  3. To generate gender awareness and sensitivity among the faculty and students.
  4. To create legal awareness on the specific issues concerning girl students and women.
  5. To create social awareness about the problems of women and in particular regarding gender discrimination.
  6. To encourage participation of NGOs working in the area of women’s development in the activities of the cell.
  7. To highlight the importance of health and hygiene.
  8. Promotion, development and dissemination of knowledge regarding the role of girl students and women in the present social context.
  9. To develop the self-confidence of women.
  10. To develop multi-disciplinary approach for the overall personality development.
CONSTITUTION OF WOMEN DEVELOPMENTCELL (WDC) and INTERNAL COMPLAINT COMMITTEE (ICC): As per the guidelines provided by Mumbai University, Women Development Cell and Internal Complaint Committee (ICC) is established in the college under the guidance of the Principal of the college. The present WDC committee is constituted as follows: WOMEN DEVELOPMENTCELL (WDC):
Sr. No. Name of the Member Designation
1 I/C Prin. V. A. Dewoolkar President
2 Dr. D. S. Patil Coordinator
3 Dr. Mujumdar M. M. Member
4 Dr. Bandekar A. P. Teacher Representative
5 Mrs. Manjarekar G. G. Non-Teaching Representative
6 Mrs. Bandekar A. A. NGO Representative
7 Ad. Godkar  Shyam Janardan Advocate
8 Miss Mayuri Parab Student Representative ( Science)
9 Miss Kasturi Shyete Student Representative ( Commerce)
10 Miss Komal Kudapkar Student Representative (Arts)
Sr. No. Name of the Member Designation
1 Dr. D. S. Patil Presiding officer
2 Dr. Mujumdar M. M. Member
3  Smt. V.V. Sawant, Member
4 Smt. S. A. Jadhav Member
5 Smt. S. S. Khot Member
6 Dr. A.P. Bandekar Member
7 Ad. Shyam Janardan Godkar Member

WDC Activities

ADVANTAGES OF WOMEN DEVELOPMENT CELL: Women development cell works keeping female students at its center and takes efforts consequently to shape their personalities. Women Development Cell of our college feels proud of our alumni, who are working in a society in various social organizations as well as in the field of Yoga, Mangrove Conservation and Eco-tourism. Thus, contributing their responsibility and bindings to Women Development Cell of the college. They meet the cell frequently and share their valuable thoughts to our students. Women Development Cell, not only shaped their careers but sharpen their mind too. They are always ready to cooperate to the Cell and visit regularly to the cell as resource persons.  Today, our alumni are working for women’s empowerment by every sense. Prominent Alumni of the Women Development Cell:
Sr.No Name Perticular
1 Ad. Shushma Prabhukhanolakar Working as a Corporator in Vengurla Muncipal   Corporation and a member of Sakhi Manch, a member of Lioness Club
2 Mrs. Pradnya Parab Director, Mahila Kamagar Oudyogik Sahakari Kathya Karkhana
3 Mrs. Ankita Bandekar Social worker of Chetana Mahila Vikas Sansatha, Self-Help Group (Bachat Gat), Director of Jeevandayi Vikas Sanstha, Vengurla.
4 Miss. Sheetal Angachekar Vice President, Vengurla Nagar Parishad, Vengurla. Active participation in social activities.
5 Sakshi Bowalekar Yoga Trainer
6 Sweta Hule Director, Swamini Self Help Group(SSHG)
7 Ayesha Hule Member Swamini Self Help Group(SSHG)


  • To organize a workshop on Meditation and Yoga.
  • To create awareness about nutrition and health
  • To provide opportunities about various skill development in creative gardening skills and food processing for economical empowerment.
  • To organize a workshop on Judo and Karate.
  • To organize a workshop on art of handcrafting.
  • To arrange a camp to test HB of female students.
  • To organize a workshop on Computer Literacy.

WDC Circulars