The Inaugural Function of College Women Development Cell was held on Monday, August 29, 2016.
Mr. Aadesh Chavan, from Yuvaa Aadhar, a city-based NGO, was the Chief Guest for this function. It was also attended by Vice Principal Mr. N. D. Kumbhar.
The function began with Dr. Sandhya Parvate, a senior member of CWDC, introducing the Cell and stating its objectives. She also presented the report of CWDC for the academic year 2015-16.
After the felicitation of the guests, Mrs. Deepti Mujumdar, convener of CWDC, spoke about the CSR programme of ICICI group. The ICICI Academy for Skill Development is offering free 3-months courses under two categories: 1) Technical 2) Office Management. CWDC has taken up the registration of the students of our College for these courses, which commence from September 24, 2016.
Mr. Deorao Kapase, Sports Specialist from our College, is also a member of CWDC. He has been selected to represent India in the 5th Beach Asian Games to be held in Vietnam in September 2016. He was also felicitated on this occasion.
This was followed by a presentation and interactive session on ‘Teenage Relationships’. This presentation was based on scientific research conducted by various Universities across the world. The presentation discussed the meaning of teenage relationships, reasons for entering such relationships, success rate, reasons for failure and its impact on the teens, especially girls. It also discussed the support system for such teens at individual- and at college-level.
The presentation was followed by questions from the audience, where the male students got an opportunity to discuss even their perspective on the issue.
Over all, students greatly benefited by the presentation and gave a positive feedback about the programme