COLLEGIATE WOMEN DEVELOPMENT CELL(CWDC)
The CWDC Committee was founded with the basic purpose to protect women in the college from any kind of sexual harassment. The Collegiate Women’s Development Cell is linked to the Women’s Development Cell at GLS University campus. Along with the protection of the girls, the college also makes conscious attempts by conducting seminars and workshops for the girls to make them self-reliant, confident which would eventually lead to overall development. It organizes the following activities to sensitize the students regarding gender related issues.
- Celebration of International Women’s Day ‘Phenomenal Women- A Tribute to Womanhood.’
- A three days festival S/heFest #celebrating womanhood
- ‘Training for women on Self-Defence’ & Rifle training programme for girls by Gujarat Police
- Talk-show on ‘Female Health Awareness’
- ‘PCOS Awareness and Education Program for Girls’ in association with The Federation of Obstetric & Gynaecological Societies of India, Mumbai
- A seminar on “Female Health- Food and Nutrition”
- Gender Sensitisation Workshop &Seminar on Empowerment of women
- Seminar on “Criminal Law Amendments Ordinance Act” & Seminar on Cyber Crime
- Skill oriented workshop on ‘Articrafts and Chocolate Making Workshop’
Ragging is a crime which can ruin a student’s life. It can destroy the physical and emotional confidence of students. In recent times, innumerable students have been victims of ragging activities inside the institute campus as well as in hostels. Unable to confront ragging many students commit suicide. Authorities of higher education have shown great concern to root out ragging in all forms in various forms, in various colleges and universities. The institute’s Anti-ragging cell takes care of prevention of any case of ragging.The institute ensures that the congenial and convivial environment is given to the new entrants.
- Anti-Ragging Policy
Faculty of Commerce, GLS is a ZERO TOLERANCE ZONE in the matter of ragging or any kind of indiscipline related to it. Anyone found guilty for abetting ragging in active or passive manner or is involved in any conspiracy towards ragging is accountable to be punished in accordance with the UGC Regulations on Curbing the Menace of Ragging in Higher Educational Institutions, 2009 as well as under the penal provisions enacted by the State.
INTERNAL COMPLAINT COMMITTEE (ICC)
As per the guidelines of Supreme Court, UGC, Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace (Prevention, Prohibition & Redressal) Act, 2013, an Anti-Sexual Harassment Cell has been constituted to provide effective enforcement of basic human right of gender equality and guarantee against sexual harassment and abuse, more particularly against sexual harassment at work places. It has further advised the universities to be proactive by developing a conducive atmosphere on the campus, where the status of woman is respected and the way they are treated with. Keeping the above guidelines in view Faculty of Commerce has constituted a Committee against Sexual Harassment.
GRIEVANCE REDRESSAL CELL
The institute is always very keen in solving students’ grievances. Grievance Redressal Cell is functioning well in the institute. The objectives of the cell are:
To provide an exclusive platform to students to forward their grievances either in person or in writing.
To provide safe and conducive environment to students.
The institute takes care that the First year students undergo an overall health-check up.
The role of the class counsellors is to contribute to the holistic development of the students under their careand to help and guide them in studies, career advancement and planning as well as sorting out personal and social problems. Each class has a designated counsellor who mentors the students towards a bright future. They serve as a link between the student and the institute and between the parents and the students. Every Saturday, last lecture is kept for students’ counselling. They contribute to the holistic development of the students under their care.