Woman Harrasment Cell

1. Title of the committee:Women redressal Cell/ Women Development cell

2. Details of committee members:

SR. No.

Name of

Designation in committee


Mrs. Arpita Vaidya









Ms. Reenaben Shah



Ms. DiptiParmar



Ms. DrastiBarot



Ms. Janki Mehta



Ms. Ami M. Patel



Ms. Sapna Patel



Ms. Khushbuparekh



Ms. Fiza S.


3. Objective of Committee:

Thispolicyshallextendandapplytoallthestudents,employeesofthecampusandwomeningeneral. In pursuanceofthedirectionsissuedbyUniversityGrantCommission(UGC)andMinistryofHuman Resource Development (MHRD), DinshaPatel college of nursing has set up the WDC with the followingobjectives:

  1. To provide and foster a dignified, congenial working environment for women employees (including teaching, non-teaching and contractual workers) and students, where they can realize their potential to thefullest.
  2. To make women aware of their social and legal rights and thus empower them to stand against anydiscrimination.
  3. To develop personality and incubate leadership quality in women leading to a fulfillinglives.
  4. To organize activities and programme to achieve the above saidobjectives.
  5. To cooperate and collaborate with organizations with similar goals andactivities.
  6. To act as a forum for information sharing and exchange ofideas.
  7. To prevent Sexual Harassment and to promote general well-being of female students, teaching,non- teaching women staff of the college.
  8. To organize Seminars, Workshops relating to women development.

4. Strategies/Policies for attainment of objectives

    1. “Cell” means Women Development Cell constituted under the provisions of theseguidelines.
    2. “Campus” means campus of DinshaPatel College of nursing, Nadiad
    3. “Employee”meanseverypersonintheemploymentoftheDPCNtowhichtheguidelines are applicable, including any teaching/non-teaching staff or officers, temporary, part time, honorary and visiting persons, visiting faculty members engaged in any duties by whatever designation called and also employees employed on a short vacancy, casual or projectbasis.
    4. “Management”meansandincludestheGoverningBodyortheBoardofManagementofDinsha Patel college of nursing, Nadiad.
    5. “University”means affiliating university i.e.Saradarpatel university underact of the Legislative Assembly of the then Bombay Province in December 1955 and was recognized under 2f of the UGC Act in October 1968.
    6. “Student” includes any person who is enrolled for any course with the Dinsha Patel college of Nursing to which these guidelines are applicable and includes–
  1. An Diploma student, Under graduate/Post graduate student, a Research Scholar and aRepeater;
  2. Any person, student or ex-student who has been permitted the use of an

of the facilities of the University such as library, laboratory, reading room, computer labs, gym etc. on the payment of a fee orotherwise.
Women Development Cell (WDC) at Dinsha Patel college of nursing has been constituted to develop a congenial environment to contribute in inclusive growth of all, particularly women in and around the ambit of the College. The cell aims to empower women though knowledge sharing, training and aptitude building exercises and programmes. This shall include; improving women’s sense of self-worth, making women aware of their right to have and to determine choices, their right to have access to opportunities and resources, their right to have the power to control their own lives, both within and outside the home and their ability to influence the direction of social change to create a more just social and economic order, nationally and internationally.

WDCshallcreateopportunitiesandenvironstofacilitatewomentoreachtothepeakoftheirnaturally endowed potential, and thereby enriching organizational and social life.

Policy content and guidelines:

WDC would function in consonance with the guidelines of “SAKSHAM’’ provided by UGC.
The main functions shall include:

  1. Organizing Workshops and seminars that will result in women empowerment of both within the campus and outside the campus.
  2. Spreading Awareness about issues affecting women like health and fitness, finances and investment etc.
  3. Assisting to Prevention of sexual Harassment (CPSH) for dealing with complaint and conducting an inquiry. And providing hand book “prevention of sexual Harassment”.
  4. Collaborate with various organizations active in the field of women empowerment, “STREE CHETNA”, and Women and child Development Department, Gujarat.
  5. Monitor the timely conduction of activities under WDC and making reporting monthly.
  6. Prepare register Regarding issues, minutes of monthly meetings.

Composition of WDC
The composition of WDC shall be as under:

Sr no.


Members profile




A female senior faculty member of college. To be nominated by the provost.

Mrs.Arpita Vaidya



Assistant professor

Ms. Kiran



An eminent women academician from outside the university/college nominated by the provost.





A women representative of an NGO nominated by provost.



Department coordinator

One female faculty member from each department.



Other Members

One faculty per each class



Operational Mechanism:


  1. The meeting agenda will be linked to the objectives of WDC and annual action plan. However, the committee will also assess the current needs and develops the agenda accordingly.
  2. The committee will meet on every 13th in a month. The chair of the committee may convene additional meetings, as he/she deems necessary.
  3. Aminimum of 5 members of the committee will be present for the meeting to constitute a quorum.

Plan of Activities:

  1. A minimum of 4 activities (Workshops/Seminars/Awareness camps/Training programs.) will be conducted in an academic year.
  2. The activity will be planed and and Executed by WDC, supported by department coordinators.
  3. A detailed report of each activity will be submitted.
  4. Sample list of activities are as following:
  5. Workshops/seminars/Awareness camps on issues like:
  6. Personality development
  7. Women fitness
  8. Legal Literacy
  9. Financial literacy
  10. Computer training
  11. Leadership
  12. Entrepreneurship development suggestive list of activities:
  13. Social skills like kitchen garden,cookery…
  14. Train the urban underprivileged adolescent’s youth in English proficiency, Basic computer education and soft skills for enhancing their prospects of employment in the fast expanding retail, hospitality and business process outscoring (BPO) sectors.
  15. Performing skits and role plays for creating awareness in society.
  16. Organizing group discussion,speech, Debate, Easy Writing, Extempore, Posters on current issues to sensitize students.
  17. Arranging lectures of highly qualified and successful women.
  18. Providing basic amenities for hygiene (soaps, hand towels etc..) education (Copies, pen,pencil etc.

(At least 4 activities should be cover).
Review of policy:
The WDC chairperson is authorized to make recommendations to the college /university about changes in the policy.
The policy will be reviewed after 2 academic years.

Related Laws:

  • WDC cell is working on physical,emotional,sexualverbally,Non verbally issues which will destroy one’s basic rights, feeling “unwelcome’ ’whether directly or by implication as:
  • The following is also covered within the definition of sexual harassment:
  • Physical contact and advances
  • Demand or request for sexual favors
  • Sexually colored remarks
  • Showing pornography or other offensive or derogatory pictures,cartoons, pamphlets, or sayings
  • Other unwelcome physical, verbal, ornonverbal conduct of a sexual nature.
  • Taunts
  • Eve-teasing
  • Jokes causing or likely to cause awkwardness or embarrassment
  • Touching or brushing against any part of the body and the like,



  1. Work accordingly to fulfill the objectives
  2. To searching issues
  3. Encourages the students for sharing their problems


  1. To making agenda on every 13th
  2. Planning accordingly policy of WDC
  3. Resolve the problems of students
  4. Forward to the chair person

Chair person:

  1. Guide to Secretory and whole group members.
  2. Give them suggestion
  3. Solve the student problems
  4. Evaluation of team work

 Implementation of work:


Member from GNM Faculty of WDC
Ms. Sapana

Member from B.sc faculty of WDC
Ms. janki

Member from p.b.bsc and m.sc
Mrs. Paras savaliya

Member from hostel

All faculties



P.B.Bsc M.sc I year

  1. students

7. List of records to be maintained in committee:

  • Agenda and minutes of the meetings register
  • Monthly report
  • Circulars
  • Complaint inward record
  • Case record
  • Educational, awarenessand training programmmes.