About Women Empowerment Cell

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

  • 1) Advice – which will be persuasive by giving an option, judgment and recommendation.
  • 2) Guidance – which will be encouraging by showing the way, educating, influencing and constructing good for women.
  • 3) Counselling – a two way collaborative approach to enable females to explore their problems, understand and resolve their problems. This will be a facilitative approach

Instruction to the Students

  • • Proper dress code should be followed.
  • • Body fit clothing, transparent or revealing outfits should be avoided.
    • Salwar kameez with duppatta is advisable for girls.
    • Torn, faded jeans and T-shirts are not allowed.
  • • Girl Students should refrain from using shortcuts to reach their places.
  • • Sharing of mobile phone numbers with the unknown persons should be avoided.
  • • Harassment of any nature should be reported to the higher authorities for redressal.
  • • Sexual harassment involves unwelcome words, deeds, symbols, actions, gestures that makes the target uncomfortable.
  • • Sexual assault or sexual harassment or sexual misconduct is an offence and viable for criminal proceedings.
  • • The 24 hour helpline and help desk made available for the students can be utilized for reporting any untoward incidents which cause physical / mental anguish. Helpline no. 04637 - 274300.

Committee Members

S.No Name of the Members Designation Committee Position
1 Dr. P. Vanitha Principal Chairman
2 Ms. K. Shiny AP / Civil Member Secretary
3 Dr. G. Gifta Jerith AP / CSE Member
4 Ms. S. Karthika AP / ECE Member
5 Ms. S. Princee AP / EEE Member
6 Ms. S. Iswarya AP / S & H - English Member

Women’s day celebration – 2023

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.