The year 2001 was declared as the “Women Empowerment Year”. India, with over a billion people, accounts for nearly 17 percent of the present world population of six thousand million people. Since 1900, the population has increased more than three times and if growth continues at the present rate, the world population is likely to reach 8.5 billion by the year 2020. Women, as an independent target group, account for 495.74 million and represent 48.3 per cent of country’s total population as per 2001 census.
The principle of gender equality is enshrined in the Indian Constitution in its Preamble, Fundamental Rights, Fundamental Duties and Directive Principles. The Constitution not only grants equality to women, but also empowers the State to adopt measures of positive discrimination in favor of women.
The National Policy for Empowerment of Women 2001 has as its goal bringing
About advancement, development and empowerment of women in all spheres of life through creation of a more responsive judicial and legal system sensitive to women and main streaming a gender perspective in the development process. The strengthening and formation of relevant institutional mechanisms and implementation of international obligations/ commitments and co-operation at the international, regional level.
The formation of Women Empowerment cell at the educational Institutions was proposed to safeguard the women from any discrimination and unbecoming behaviour.
There will be three objectives of Women Empowerment Cell
|Name of the Members
|Dr. K.S. Saji
|Ms. K. Shiny
|AP / Civil
|Dr. G. Gifta Jerith
|AP / CSE
|Ms. S. Karthika
|AP / ECE
|Ms. S. Princee
|AP / EEE
|Ms. S. Iswarya
|AP / S & H - English
Women Empowerment cell of VVCOE organised Women's day celebration on 07.03.23. The functions are presided by the Principal. All faculty members and students are participated and made this function a grand success.