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Women Development Cell

In pursuance of the directions issued by the UGC and MHRD, the Nirma University has set up the Women Development Cell (WDC) with the following objective:

To provide and maintain a dignified, congenial working environment for women employees (including teaching, non-teaching and contractual workers) and students, where they can work, study and explore their potential to the fullest.

Any employees including faculty, staff, contractual, temporary, casual and student of Nirma University can approach the Women Development Cell.

Roles and Functions


  • To sensitize all members of Nirma University community towards the Supreme Court and statutory mandate prohibiting gender discriminations and sexual harassment at the work place and encourage involvement through academic, cultural and outreach activities such as talks, seminars, workshops, community action, drama, street theatre, poster-making etc.
  • To provide for dialogue, discussion, and deliberation on women’s rights and gender-related issues. To encourage participation from NGOs and law enforcement agencies in this area.
  • To become a resource centre for women and provide a forum for exchange of ideas.
  • To review safety and security measures for female employees and girl students at Nirma University campus.
Constitution of Women Development Cell