Women Development cell has been set up to enhance women's participation in technicial education. Various activities are undertaken through this wing to boost the creative talent hidden amongst girl students.

Special programmes such as "International Women's Day", "Entrepreneurship Development for Women" etc. are conducted in the institute for girl students.

Anti-Sexual Harassment Committee

Walchand College of Engineering (WCE) has adopted the guidelines in Compliance with the Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal) Act, 2013 (“Sexual Harassment Act”) and guidelines laid down by the Supreme Court of India in its 13 August 1997 judgment on the Writ Petition (Criminal) Vishaka vs. State of Rajasthan for prevention and deterrence of sexual harassment in the workplace.

The objectives of the committee are:

  • Prevent discrimination and sexual harassment against women, by promoting gender harmony among students and employees;
  • Deal with cases of discrimination and sexual harassment against women, in a time bound manner, aiming at ensuring support to the victimized and termination of the harassment;
  • Recommend appropriate disciplinary action against the guilty party to the Director. The committee seeks to achieve these goals through:
  • Dissemination of information: Through production, distribution and circulation of printed materials, posters and handouts.
  • Awareness workshops: About sexual harassment for faculty, non-teaching staff and students. The aim is to develop nonthreatening and non-intimidating atmosphere of mutual learning.
  • Counseling: Confidential counseling service is an important service as it provides a safe space to speak about the incident and how it has affected the


#TitleNameContact Nos.
1Presiding Officer / ChairmanDr. Mrs. S.S.Deshpande
2MemberDr. Mrs. S.P.Sonavane
3MemberDr. U.A.Dabade
4MemberMrs. P.N.Savagave
5MemberMr. N.V.Marathe
6NGO MemberAdv. Mrs. Surekha Kunte
7MemberNominated Girls Students' Representative-1
8MemberNominated Girls Students' Representative-2

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