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Women Empowerment Cell

Scope / Objectives

  • Economic Empowerment: Enable women to have equal access to economic resources, including employment, credit, and entrepreneurship opportunities.
  • Social Empowerment: Foster an environment where women are treated with dignity and respect, free from discrimination and violence.
  • Political Empowerment: Encourage women’s participation and representation in decision-making processes at all levels of society and governance.
  • Educational Empowerment: Ensure access to quality education for women and girls, promoting lifelong learning and skill development.
  • Health Empowerment: Address health disparities and ensure access to healthcare services that meet the specific needs of women.
  • Legal Empowerment: Advocate for the protection of women’s rights and access to justice, including legal reforms to address gender-based discrimination.

Committee Composition: (17.10.2023)

Sl. No.

Name of the members


Level of Participation


Dr. Shivaramu MG

Principal, AIMS

Dean, Faculty of Health Sciences (Medical)



Dr. Rajini T Gowda,

Associate Professor, Dept. of Pathology



Dr. Manjula R

Professor, Dept. of Anesthesiology



Dr. Sanjay M

Professor, Dept. of Pathology



Dr. Asha Rani N

Professor, Dept. of Biochemistry



Dr. Namitha D

Associate Professor, Dept. of Biochemistry



Dr. Nitha. R, 

Associate Professor, Dept. of ENT




Associate Professor, Dept. of Pathology



Dr. Chinmayi. Y

Assistant Professor, Dept. of Forensic Medicine



Dr. Divyashree

Assistant professor Dept. of Physiology



Dr. Vaibhavi

Assistant professor,  Dept. of psychiatry



Dr. Sharlee. R

Assistant professor, Dept. of Microbiology



Dr. Sai Kumar Patil

Senior resident Dept. of Anesthesiology



Ms. Deeksha

6th term UG student


Functions of WEC

  1. Policy Development: Formulating and recommending policies aimed at promoting gender equality and women’s empowerment within the organization or community.
  2. Program Development and Implementation: Designing, implementing, and managing programs and initiatives that address the specific needs and challenges faced by women. This could include skills training, entrepreneurship development, leadership programs, and advocacy campaigns.
  1. Awareness and Sensitization: Conducting awareness campaigns to challenge gender stereotypes, promote women’s rights, and foster a culture of gender equality and respect. Organizing workshops, seminars, and events to educate the community or organization about issues related to women’s empowerment.
  1. Capacity Building: Providing training and capacity-building opportunities to enhance the skills, knowledge, and confidence of women and girls. This could involve workshops on financial literacy, entrepreneurship, leadership development, and career advancement.
  1. Networking and Collaboration: Building partnerships and collaborating with other organizations, government agencies, and stakeholders working in the field of gender equality and women’s empowerment. This collaboration can help leverage resources, share best practices, and amplify the impact of initiatives.
  2. Advocacy and Lobbying: Advocating for the adoption of policies and legislation that promote gender equality and women’s rights. Engaging in lobbying efforts to influence decision-makers and policymakers to prioritize women’s empowerment issues.
  3. Monitoring and Evaluation: Monitoring the progress and impact of women empowerment initiatives and programs. Evaluating the effectiveness of interventions and making adjustments as needed to ensure they are achieving their intended outcomes.
  4. Research and Data Analysis: Conducting research and data analysis to better understand the barriers to women’s empowerment and identify strategies for overcoming them. This could involve collecting data on issues such as access to education, healthcare, economic opportunities, and political participation.
  5. Resource Mobilization: Identifying and mobilizing resources, including funding, expertise, and in-kind support, to support women empowerment initiatives. This could involve fundraising activities, grant writing, and partnership development with donors and philanthropic organizations.

Support and Counseling: Providing support services and counseling to women who have experienced gender-based violence, discrimination, or other forms of injustice. This could include referral to legal services, counseling support, and assistance in accessing social services.