Gender Policy

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Gender Policy

The History of WDC, SS College, Shahjahanpur Women’s Development Cell is a vibrant and incessantly active initiative of Swami Shukdevanand College. The Women Development Cell of Swami Shukdevanand College, Shahjahanpur was established in the year 2017. The establishment of the WDC is a remarkable landmark feat of the college in pursuance of the policies of women empowerment within the ambit of the college. The aim is to build a gender sensitive Institution. Swami Shukdevanand College has set up the WDC to address concerns of gender discrimination and recommend measures and policies for gender parity at the University. After the Sexual Harassment Act of 2013 and the UGC Guidelines of 2015, the University has set up the Campus Internal Committee to address complaints of Sexual Harassment. Further, the University has directed all its colleges/institutions to set up College Internal Committees. The University as per the Maharashtra Public Universities Act is preparing a comprehensive Ordinance for Gender Discrimination and Sexual Harassment.
The aim and objective of the WDC of Swami Shukdevanand College, Shahjahanpur is to prevent females from sexual harassment at workplace and to promote general wellbeing of female students teaching and non-teaching women staff in the college. The cell will also undertake the awareness programmes on gender sensitization, women rights and women empowerment in college campus.

Vision of WDC:

The vision of WDC is to create a gender-neutral environment that promotes women's independence, safety, well-being, and dignity by providing them with rights and equitable opportunities that will enrich their future.

Mission of WDC:

The Mission of Swami Shukdevanand Women Development Cell, Shahjahanpur, is responsible for raising gender awareness, promoting women's rights, and promoting the general well-being of college students, teaching staff, support staff, contractual and daily wage employees.
The mission of WDC of the college will be to create a dignified and inclusive environment for all genders within and around the college campus by equipping them with leadership skills.

Composition of WDC:

Name Department Contact No.
Dr. Poonam (In-Charge) Sociology
Mrs. Kumud (Co-Incharge) English
Dr. Shailja Mishra Teacher-Education
Dr. Archna Garg Drawing & Painting
Dr. Kavita Bhatnagar Music
Ms. Neha Singh BBA
Dr. Shikha Saxena Botany
Dr. Vineeta Rathore Home Science
Dr. Nidhi Tripathi Zoology
Mrs. Jharna Rastogi Office