Women Development Cell

Women Development Cell

* Committees 2018-19 * Committees 2017-18 * Minutes

The Women Development Cell of Priyadarshini College of Engineering is continuously striving for creating a congenial and safe working environment for all the female students, women faculty and the female staff.


The cell is functioning actively for the overall development of the girl students & staff. The activities include, lectures/Seminars/Workshops on

  • Self Defence
  • Women Safety
  • Cyber Crime
  • Women in Society
  • Social Ethics
  • Stress Management
    • Major Activities of WDC :

      Academic Year 2018-19
      • Empowering Women through Entrepreneurship Development
      • An address by Dr.Sadhana Rayalu Principal Scientist head NEERI on "Unique eco friendly disposal of Sanitary Napkins Unit" being installed in PCE Campus
      • Womanista which include various competitions like Mehendi, Rangoli, Tatoomaking based on theme Women Empowerment, Girl education and Womens contribution to society
      • Flash Mob show casing Journey of a Girl through Dance Performance
      • Launching of Human library "Breathing books 1.0"
        • Glimpses :

          Academic Year 2017-18
          • Womens Health Awareness Program
          • International Womens Day
          • Workshop on Self Defence Techniques for Women
          • Seminar on Prevention of Thyroid and Harmonal Imbalance in female
          Academic Year 2016-17
          • Awareness on sexual harassment at workplace by Maharashtra State Commisssion for Women
          • Career in Armed Forces for Girl students
          • Lecture on "Anti Rape Law"
          Academic Year 2015-16
          • A program on "Womens Saftey" organised in association with MIDC Police Station
          • Technovanza -Poster making on theme "Save the girl child"
          • Navratri Celebration
          • Play on child marriage and evils of dowry
          Academic Year 2014-15
          • Seminar on "Women Entrepreneurship"
          • Fiesta - Cultural activities
          • Workshop on "Digital Cashless Transaction"
          Academic Year 2013-14
          • Mehendi and Poster competition for Girl Students
          • Inter departmental Volleyboll for girl students
          • Seminar on Cyber Crime Awareness


          • To enable women to make informed choices in areas like education, employment and health.
          • Create platform for training in skills viz painting, mehndi, beautician, jewellery designs etc.
          • The cell focuses on creation of awareness among girls and women staff, promoting their well- being, organizing seminars, workshops to help build their skills, guiding them about the women laws and working for their overall development

          Objectives/Roles of Women Development Cell

          • To create social awareness about the problems of women and in particular regarding gender discrimination.
          • To develop the self confidence of Women.
          • To develop the self confidence of Women.
          • To guide about Women Welfare Laws.
          • To assert the importance of spiritual, economic, social, racial and gender Equality.
          • To highlight the importance of health and hygiene.
          • To directs Women's role in the society. To develop multidisciplinary approach for the overall personality development.
          • To organize seminars, workshops relating to women development.
          • To prevent sexual harassment and to promote general well-being of female students, teaching and non-teaching women staff of the College.

          Mrs. M. V. Vyawahare,
          Women Development Cell,
          Mobile Number : 9420246938
          Email Id : mvvyawahare@yahoo.co.in

          Assistant Professor,
          (Department of Electronics Engineering)