Women Cell

Women Cell Information
Women Cell At our institute carry out many activities such as,
  • Awareness about Women Cell.
  • Help Maintain Harmonious Atmosphere at the Institute.
  • Support Female Students and Staff
  • Maintain a professional learning and working environment for students, employees  and guests.
  • Any students can contact any of the following members for their problems.
Women Cell Committee

Name - Designation Department
Smt. M.K.Goswami - Convener Lr. Computer Eng. Dept
Smt. H.H. Ruparelia - Member Head Computer Eng. Dept
Ms. A.R.Rathod - Member I/C Head , CACD& DM Dept
Smt. N.B. Marsonia - Member Lr. CACD&DM Dept
Smt. J.N.Kothari - Member IC Dept
Smt. L.P. Vyas - Member Computer Eng. Dept
Smt. D.B.Thummar - Member EC Dept
Mrs C. C. Shah Electrical Dept
Ms. D.J.Kapupara - Member Electrical Dept
Smt. S. M. Pandya Electrical Dept
Smt. Solanki Varsha - Member Bio Medical Dept

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Sexual Harassment & Compliance Committee


Committee Members are:

1.            M.K.Goswami (Convener) – Sr. Lecturer, Computer Department

2.            H.H.Rupareliya-HOD,Computer

3.            P.M.Maheta- Lecturer, DCP Department

4.            A.R. Rathod –I/C Head, CACDDM Department

5.            N. B. Marsoniya - Lecturer, CACDDM Department

6.            J. N. Kothari- Lecturer, IC Department

7.            C. C. Shah- Lecturer, Electrical Department

8.            D. J. Kapupara - Lecturer, Electrical Department

9.            K.V.Shingala - Lecturer, EC Department

10.          L.P.Vyas - Lecturer, Computer Department

11.          S. M. Pandya- Lecturer, Electrical Department

12.          V. P. Solanki- Lecturer, Bio Medical Department

13.          G.B.Harnesha- Lecturer, English


1.            Roles and Responsibility


The  institute  is  committed  to  providing  a  learning  and  working  environment  free  from unlawful discrimination and sexual harassment. Providing prompt and effective resolution of incidents of discrimination and sexual harassment, and encourages informal resolution of discrimination complaints as close to the source as possible. The institute has defined a committee constituted under the regulations with following objectives.


•To fulfill the directive of the Supreme Court, as per UGC directives and the Gujarat Technological University in respect of implementing a policy against sexual harassment in the institution.

•To evolve a mechanism for the prevention and redressal of sexual harassment cases and other acts of gender based violence in the institution.

•To organize awareness programs on gender sensitization.

•Arranging seminars and webinar to create awareness on the health, political, and legal rights of women.

•Conducting competitions to encourage their artistic talents for creative thinking

•Celebration of International Women's Day on March 8th, every year.


2.            List Issues/Problems

Issues and Problems faced by Women in India There are various issues and problems which women generally face in the society in India. Some of the problems are mentioned and described below:

•Sexual harassment: Female Students, Female Teaching and Non-Teaching Staff and colleges should not hesitate of reporting any incident of sexual harassment by any student, faculty or Teaching and Non-Teaching Staff as a victim or as a witness. All institutions must have a committee and a separate cell to deal with these kinds of issues. If any such incident comes to the notice of the authorities, action should be taken against the erring Students/Official/Faculties members promptly under intimation of UGC.

•Gender discrimination Women are considered as weaker section of the society than men and given less importance. Girls’ children are becoming real victims of the discrimination. There are also discrimination of power and work between men and women because of the patriarchal system families in India. Gender discrimination affects women in the areas like nutrition, education, health, care, decline of female population, job, public life, etc.

•Disparity in education: The level of women education is less than men still in the modern age. Female illiteracy is higher in the rural areas. Where over 63% or more women remain unlettered.

•Domestic violence: it is like endemic and widespread disease affects almost 70% of Indian women according to the women and child development official. It is performed by the husband, relative or other family member.


•Inadequate Nutrition: Inadequate nutrition in the childhood affects women in their later life especially women belonging to the lower middle class and poor families.

•Women are considered as inferior to men So they are not allowed to join military services.


3.            Outcomes

•Female Faculties and Girls students have acquired knowledge of sexual harassment Act.

•Female Faculties and Girls students have acquired knowledge of all the topics of their health and many myths were removed.

•Create confidence in Female Faculties and Girls students in about safety and security through Awareness Program

•Female Faculties and Girls students have acquired knowledge of legal rights of women and how to live secured life.

•Female Faculties and girls students get awareness towards environment and students take interest in new dimension of life.

•Empowers girls in multiple ways and they become alert while traveling or going out from home. Learn to safeguard them.



4.            Proceedings

Women Development & Sexual Harassment Committee@ AVPTI strives to maintain an environment of Gender Equality and Empowerment. It is NOT a committee only for Women. Our aim is to create an environment of safety and harmony to enable everyone to fulfill their duties with dignity.


•Monitor the timely submission of Sexual Harassment Complain reports by the Committee

•To promote an environment of gender amity and sensitivity

•To organize events, workshops and programmes on gender amity, women’s welfare and to recognize individual efforts towards equality and empowerment

•To generate and disseminate information on gender sensitivity and women’s rights at the workplace



The Policy on Prohibition and Redressal of Sexual Harassment against Women establishes the Women Development and sexual harassment Committee and deals with the definition, prohibition, prevention, and redressal of sexual harassment at its workplace. The names and contact details of the current members of the Committee are also provided. Female Students, Female Teaching and Non-Teaching Staff, should not hesitate of reporting any incident of sexual harassment by any student, faculty or Teaching and Non-Teaching Staff as a victim or as a witness.


For reporting complaints and information about an incident of harassment at AVPTI campus or involving AVPTI members, please contact any of the following Women Development and sexual harassment Committee below. The Committee is bound by strict rules to appropriately handle such information and maintain confidentiality — as described in the policy below.


Official email: avpti.womencell@gmail.com



             Policy on Prohibition


oThe committee has to ensure a suitable step has been taken to create awareness of the topic.

oIf in case any person approaches any of the committee members, the member is immediately required to inform others.

oA written complaint is required to be taken from the aggrieved person necessary action is to be taken, preferably to settle the matter through counseling and conciliation as soon as possible.

oIn case, if the matter is not so sorted, an inquiry is to be conducted and the matter to be sorted out as early as possible.

oThe members to be vigilant all the time and ensure that there is no such incident taking place on campus by creating awareness and having an open dialogue with all the students.

Sexual Harassment Complaint Form