WEC


WOMEN EMPOWERMENT CELL (WEC)

MKR GOVERNMENT DEGREE COLLEGE

   DEVARAKONDA  NALGONDA


WOMEN EMPOWERMENT CELL (WEC)


Women Empowerment cell was established in the college in December, 2011 as per the proceedings of the Directorate of collegiate Education.

AIMS & OBJECTIVES:


  1. To make colleges safe for students to pursue higher education in a congenial learning environment.
  2. Encourage the ability to think freely, express boldly and decide independently.
  3. To educate girls about gender equality, their rights, economic security, culture and opportunities.
  4. To empower women both at home and society.
  5. To focus on health care and women related issues.Create awareness against social evils such as foeticide, girl infanticide, and sale of girl child, child labour, child marriages and dowry.
  6. To suggest ways to attain better economic and political status.


They are achieved through different programmes like Seminars, Workshops, Groupdiscussions, Meetings, Counseling, Rallies etc...


Memorandum of Understanding between Gramya Resource Centre for women, Devarakonda and WEC


An  MoU with Gramya Resource Centre, Devarakonda was made in September 2014 and renewed on 31/08/2016 for period of 3 years to promote values of Gender equality, service for the community, promote sustainable environment and to take up programmes for empowering women to enhance prospects for their self-reliance.


Women Empowerment cell committee


2020-21


Sl.no

Name

Designation & Department

position

1

Dr.Ch Rama Raju

Principal(FAC)

Assistant professor of Botany

Chairman

2

S.Sarada Devi

Assistant professor

Department of commerce

coordinator

3

K.L Prabhavathi

Associate professor

Department of History

Member

4

D.Rama Devi

Assistant professor

Department of Economics

Member

5

Ch.Geetha

Senior Assistant

Member

6

p.Sushmitha

BA (EHP)III Year

Student Member

7

G.Chandana

B.Com(CA)III Year

Student Member

8

M.Suma

BSC (BZC) III Year

Student Member





2019-2020


Sl.no

Name

Designation & Department

position

1

Dr.Rahat Khanam

Principal

Chairman

2

S.Sarada Devi

Assistant professor

Department of commerce

coordinator

3

K.L Prabhavathi

Associate professor

Department of History

Member

4

D.Rama Devi

Assistant professor

Department of Economics

Member

5

Ch.Geetha

Senior Assistant

Member

6

B.Sandhya

BA (EHP)III Year

Student Member

7

A.Shireesha

B.Com(CA)III Year

Student Member

8

K.Shireesha

BSC (BZC) III Year

Student Member


2018-2019


Sl.no

Name

Designation & Department

position

1

Dr.Rahat Khanam

Principal

Chairman

2

S.Sarada Devi

Assistant professor

Department of commerce

coordinator

3

K.L Prabhavathi

Associate professor

Department of History

Member

4

K.Renuka

Lecturer

Department of History

Member

5

Ch.Geetha

Senior Assistant

Member

6

Madhavi

BA (EHP)III Year

Student Member

7

J. Mallishwari

B.Com(CA)III Year

Student Member

8

K.Parvathi

BSC (BZC) III Year

Student Member




2017-2018


Sl.no

Name

Designation & Department

position

1

Dr.N Prempal Reddy

Principal(FAC)

Associate professor of Commerce

Chairman

2

K.L Prabhavathi

Associate professor

Department of History

coordinator

3

S.Sarada Devi

Assistant professor

Department of commerce

Member

4

P.Mamatha

Guest Faculty

Department of commerce

Member

5

P.Rama

Office subordinate

Member

6

B.Laxmi Devi

BA (EHP)III Year

Student Member

7

Nasreen

B.Com(CA)III Year

Student Member

8

Sandhya Rani

BSC (MBZC) III Year

Student Member




2016-2017


Sl.no

Name

Designation & Department

position

1

Dr.Jagdish Chandra Sitara

Principal


Chairman

2

K.L Prabhavathi

Associate professor

Department of History

Co-ordinator

3

Mrs.G. Swapna

Lecture

Department of Political Sciences

Member

4

Mrs.Varamma

Guest Faculty

Department of commerce

Member

5

P.Rama

Office subordinate

Member

6

Ms.v.Sabitha

BA (EHP)III Year

Student Member

7

Ms.P.Sandhya Reddy

B.Com(CA)III Year

Student Member

8

Ms.K.Mariamma

BSC (BZC) III Year

Student Member


ACTIVITIES:


2020-21


1.A webinar titled “Awareness program on IT Act and Safety of Youth organized by WEC and ICC organized on 4/12/2020. Resource person Dr.Rukmini Rao-Executive Director Gramya Resource Center, Hyderabad.

2.An orientation program was organized for girl students through online mode on 8/12/2020.

3.Celebrated Savithribhai phule Jayanthi (3/01/2021) on 4/01/2021 by conducting elocution competitions on online mode.

4.Competitions on the occasion of International women’s day were conducted in singing, essay writing and elocution to the students.

5.A seminar on “Women in Leadership-Achieving an equal future in a covid-19 world” was organized on the occasion of International Women’s Day, 2021 on 9/3/2021 .Resource person: S.Suneela, Principal, Telangana Tribal welfare Residential Degree College for Women, Devarakonda.

2019-20


  1. Interactive session  with girl students was organized on 20/08/2019 by WEC & ICC to give orientation towards college facilities and discuss  their problems(if any).
  2. Nutrition Awareness program as a part Poshan Abhiyaan was organized by WEC in association with NSS and Department of life sciences.
  3. On the occasion of Bathukamma, state Telangana festival, traditional dress competitions were held for boys and girls by women Empowerment cell. Prizes were distributed to the winners for  making bathukamma , Best bathukamma  song and Best traditional dress for boys and  girls separately.
  4. An awareness program on cancer was organized by WEC on ‘National Cancer Awareness Day’ on  7/11/2019
  5.  A Seminar on the theme “ GENDER SENSITIZATION AND YOUTH FOR CHANGE” was organized by Women Empowerement Cell  in coordination with ICC At MKR GDC,Devarakonda on the occasion of 189th Birth Anniversary  of Savithri Bhai Phule Jayanthi celebrations . A team of Resource persons from Gramya Resource Centre(GRC)  Dr.Rukmini Rao-Executive Director, K.Sumalatha, programme Manager, co-ordinators ,E.Chandrakala, A.Bhanu and, Ramu-  Child Rights (wings ) coordinator,  Anjaneyulu - Member of Child Rights (Wing) were invited to address the students .
  6. Awarenes program on she Teams was  organized by Devarakonda police,SubDivision  in coordination with WEC,MKR GDC Devarakonda on 6/1/2020.
  7. On the eve of Sankranthi Celebrations, Rangoli Competitions were conducted in the college and many girl students actively participated and proved their talent on 11/01/2020
  8. National Girl Child Day was celebrated on 25/01/2020. General awareness on Girl’s Health, education, hygiene and their role in societal development were imparted to the students.
  9. International Womens Day 8/03/2020 was celebrated in grand way by    WEC. A Seminar with the theme “IAM GENERATION EQUALITY; REALIZING WOMEN’S RIGHTS” was organized by inviting a panel of advocates Upanishad Vani, Assistant Public Prosecutor, Devarakonda ,Kanaka Durga,Senior advocate ,Gowri Shankar, Bar Association President to address the students about Women rights and various laws protecting Women in India on 10/03/2020.


2018-19


1.WEC members and Girl Students along with NSS participated in plantation- Harithaharam program on 28/7/2018

2.Telangana State festival Bathukamma Celebrations on 6/10/2018 was organized by WEC in college campus.

3.Yuvatarangam 2018-19 college level Rangoli Competitions were organized by WEC on 05/01/2019. .students actively participated and selected for cluster level competitions of Yuvatarangam held at KRR Degree College, Kodad,Nalgonda.

4.A Program on “Employability skills for women”was  organised WEC in collaboration with DISHA ,Mahatma Gandhi University on 26/10/2018. Md.Azeez, DISHA Coordinator of MGU addressed the students.

5.“Legal Awareness program on Women Protection Laws” was organized by WEC in association with District Legal Services, Nalgonda on 27/10/2018 

6.A psychometric test for girl students of Devarakonda Colleges was conducted by DISHA,MGU with the cooperation of WEC  our college on 22/12/2018.

7.WEC organised “Second Nationwide competition for women on Legal Rights” was conducted according to the proceedings of  Nation commission for Women, Telangana state Commission for Women and  the orders of CCE  on  28/12/2018.Cash prizes of Rs.8000/- awarded for I,II,III Prize winners.

8.International Womens Day, 2019 was celebrated on   8/3/2019. Competitions were held for students and WEC members gave lectures on eminent women personalities to the students.


2017-18


1.A training programme to students on “changing self-changing society” organised by Gramya Resource center was held on 11/8/2017.

2.Bathukamma celebrations on 4/10/2017.

3.WEC organised “ Nationwide competition for women on Legal Rights” was conducted according to the proceedings of  Nation commission for Women, Telangana state Commission for Women and  the orders of CCE  on  08/11/2017.Cash prizes of Rs.8000/- awarded for I,II,III Prize winners.




2016-17


1.An Awareness program on “Gender sensitization” as a part of certificate course “Makers of Social Change” was conducted by GRC and WEC on 1/10/2016.

2.Bathukamma was celebrated on  5/10/2016

3.A Survey on Gender issues of students of our college was conducted by a team of GRC between 18/10/2016 to 20/10/2016.

4.A two day workshop (session -1 ) was conducted with 80 selected students  on “Makers of Social Change” on   2nd and 3rd January 2017 by Gramya Resource persons Smt.B.Girija, Smt Sumalatha and Dr. Rukmini Rao

  1. Aone day workshop( session -2) was conducted with 80 selected students  on “Makers of Social Change” on 30/01/2017 by Gramya Resource persons Smt.B.Girija and  Smt Sumalatha .
  2. International Womens Day was celebrated on 8/3/2017.


2011-2015



  1. A lecture on ‘Neo-Natal Determination and Mortality’ by Mr.Thirupataiah, Mass Media Officer, Medical and Health Department, Nalgonda underWomen

Empower-ment Cell, MKR Government Degree College, Devarakonda. Dt. January 2012

  1. College set up a stall for women empowerment through projection of eminent women from past to present. ‘Mahila Akasham’ a prestigious programme taken upby

Nalgonda District collector Sri Mukteshwara Rao in the backward tribal area of Devarakonda Mandal at GJC(Boys), Devarakonda. Dt. January, 2013.

  1. Counselling for women students on physical and mental fitness training to overcome psychological stress.
  2. Medical counselling and Medical health check-up was organized to women students through Women Empowerment Cell, by Dr. Jabeen Fatima, local ladydoctor.
  3. Telangana state festival ‘Bathukamma’ was organised by NSS Unit-III and WEC for recreation and to sustain cultural traditions of our state throughwomen.
  4. A ‘Round Table Discussion’ of students on women’s rights and their protection was conducted on Human Rights day, 10th December 2014. The table was headed by Dr. Rukmini Rao of Gramya Resource Centre, Hyderabad and Sri B. Maruthi Rao, Principal, MKR Government Degree College, Devarakonda.
  5. Workshop on ‘Legal Awareness for Women’ was conducted on 22nd December 2014 in association with Gramya Resource Centre, Hyderabad. Dr.Rukmini Rao Executive Director, Gramya Resource Centre was the chief invitee, Dr. LynetteDumble,

Medical Scientist, Australia was the special invitee and Ms. Sumalatha, Coordinator of Gramya Resource Center, Devarakonda spoke and interacted with the students on legal awareness.

  1. A programme to create awareness on SHE TEAMS of Telangana Government was organised by the Anti-Ragging and Disciplinary committees of the college inAugust


2015. The police officials circle Inspector and Sub Inspector of Devarakonda participated and gave assurances of safety to girl students.

  1. Self-defence techniques for women, a programme organised by Women Empowerment Cell and Physical Education Department of the college was organised in August 2015.Simple karate techniques of self-defence were exhibited and taught to the girl students.
  2. An awareness programme on Gender Equality was conducted by NSS and WEC of college on collaboration with Gramya Resource Centre, Devarakonda, Nalgonda on 4th December 2015 to sensitise the students on genderequality.


ACHIEVEMENTS:

  • Girl Students joined in NCC as cadets for first time in the history of MKR Government Degree College in 2019-20.
  • Ladies wash rooms/rest rooms was constructed by the college with the funds provided by Sanjeevani Charitable Trust, Konda Mallepally, Nalgonda in January 2015



COUNSELLING FOR WOMEN STUDENTS:

There is an Internal Compliance Cell and special counselling for women students.

  • Career Counselling by college staff
  • Given encouragement to married girl students to continue their students.
  • Encouraged them to learn self-protection skills.
  • Personality Development through ‘YOGA’.
  • Importance of hygiene and sanitation.
  • Mana TV programmes on health, psychological problems, self-defenceetc...
  • Guided them to learn self-employment skills.






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