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Women's Cell PDPU

PDPU Women’s Cell has been established at the behest of Director General, Pandit Deendayal Petroleum University to ensure and uphold the dignity of Women at work.  The University aims to provide safe working and learning campus life for staff and students free from gender discrimination and sexual harassment. It further cultivates the atmosphere where men and women work together towards the growth and prosperity of the institution in a safe and healthy academic environment.


Objectives

  • To create awareness amongst students about the problems faced by women of all strata due to gender issues.
  • To create awareness amongst students about the problems faced by working women.
  • To create an environment of gender justice where men and women work together with a sense of personal security and dignity.
  • To create awareness amongst students about the issues related to the youth, girls in particular.
  • To disseminate knowledge about rights and laws related to women.
  • To create a sense of responsibility in the students and have healthy study and work culture in all Schools of the University.
  • To enhance the self-esteem and self-confidence of girl students, women faculty and staff in the University.
  • To foster decision-making ability in girl students for making informed choices in areas like education, employment and health.
  • To develop critical thinking ability of women students.
  • To inculcate team spirit in the students.


Contact Details
Dr. Poonam Savsani
Convener, Women’s Cell 
Pandit Deendayal Petroleum University 
Raisan, Gandhinagar-7, 
Gujarat, India. 
Email - womencell@pdpu.ac.in 
Phone-079-23275486

Members of Women's Cell

 

Category Nominations Contact Detail
Convener
  1. Dr. Poonam Savsani
Poonam.Savsani@sot.pdpu.ac.in
Two women employees from School of Petroleum Management
  1. Dr. Tanushri Banerjee
Tanushri.Banerjee@spm.pdpu.ac.in
Two women employees from School of Petroleum Technology
  1. Ms. Vaishali Sharma
  2. Ms. Mahula Santra
Vaishali.Sharma@spt.pdpu.ac.in
Mahula.Santra@spt.pdpu.ac.in
Two women employees from School of Liberal Studies
  1. Ms. Niyati Shah
  2. Ms. Hetal Vasani
Niyati.Shah@sls.pdpu.ac.in
Hetal.Vasani@sls.pdpu.ac.in
Two women employees from School of Technology
  1. Dr. Bhasha Vachharajani
  2. Ms. Meera Karmata
Bhasha.Vachharajani@sot.pdpu.ac.in
Meera.Karamta@sot.pdpu.ac.in
Counselor
  1. Ms. Arpita Bohra
Arpita.Bohra@pdpu.ac.in
External Member (woman)
  1. Dr. Rucha Brahmbhatt
    Gujarat University
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Male Members
  1. Prof. Akash Patel (SPM)
  2. Shri Manoj Sahu (SLS)
  3. Dr. Rohit Srivastava (SOT)
  4. Dr. Bhawanisingh Desai (SPT)
Akash.Patel@spm.pdpu.ac.in
Manoj.Sahoo@sls.pdpu.ac.in
Rohit.Srivastava@sls.pdpu.ac.in
Bhawanisingh.Desai@spt.pdpu.ac.in
Additional members
  1. Ms. Shiji John
  2. Ms. Divya Kale
  3. Dr. Roshni Solanki
Shiji.John@pdpu.ac.in
Divya.Kale@pdpu.ac.in
Roshni.Solanki@pdpu.ac.in

 

Girl student volunteers

School Name of students Contact number Email address
SOT Garvita Pitliya 7572943266 garvita.pee15@sot.pdpu.ac.in
Anvita Tewari 8141229568 Anvita.tee15@sot.pdpu.ac.in
SPM Mauli Patel 9173885771 mauli.ppgp17@spm.pdpu.ac.in
Priyanshi Shah 8128453888 priyanshi.spgp17@spm.pdpu.ac.in
SLS Druta Bhatt 7567046480 Druta.Bbb15@sls.pdpu.ac.in
Hiya Banerjee 7874207053 Hiya.Bbb15@sls.pdpu.ac.in
SPT Nahid Shaikh 9426088082 nahid.sbt15@spt.pdpu.ac.in
Udita Deota 9428015764 uditadeota@gmail.com
Simran Dhingra 8469240569 simran.dbt15@spt.pdpu.ac.in

 

 


Contact Details
Dr. Poonam Savsani
Convener, Women’s Cell 
Pandit Deendayal Petroleum University 
Raisan, Gandhinagar-7, 
Gujarat, India. 
E mail-womencell@pdpu.ac.in 
Phone-079-23275486

Internal Complaint Committee 2017 – 18


PDPU Women’s Cell has been established at the behest of Director General, Pandit Deendayal Petroleum University to ensure and uphold the dignity of Women at work.  The University aims to provide safe working and learning campus life for faculty, staff and students free from gender discrimination and sexual harassment. It further cultivates the atmosphere where men and women work together towards the growth and prosperity of the institution in a safe and healthy academic environment.

The Internal Complaint Committee (ICC) formed by PDPU Women’s Cell shall be responsible for the formal Redressal of complaints of gender discrimination and sexual harassment. It shall receive complaints, conduct inquiries and recommend disciplinary action, if any, in accordance with the provisions of the “Act”.

Any written complaint of sexual harassment by the aggrieved women shall be submitted directly to the Internal Complaint Committee formed by Women’s Cell of PDPU. Any aggrieved woman may make, in writing, a complaint of sexual harassment to the  ICC within a period of three months from the date of incident and in case of a series of incidents, within a period of three months from the date of last incident.

The Internal Complaint Committee constituted by the PDPU Women’s Cell for the academic year 2014-2015 from amongst its members is as under:

Dr. Poonam Savsani
Convener
Poonam.savsani@sot.pdpu.ac.in

Dr. Bhawani Singh Desai
Member
Bhawanisingh.Desai@spt.pdpu.ac.in

Dr. Bhasha Vachchrajani
Member
Bhasha.Vachharajani@sot.pdpu.ac.in

Dr. Rucha Brahmbhatt
External member
rabrahmbhatt@gmail.com

 

Events

Wellbeing Workshop with Female Housekeeping Staff, and Female Faculty & Staff at PDPU

Session on Engaging Women at Workplace

Session with CII Dream Catcher: Mind, body & Soul

Dr Sheela Lavakare visit

Women in Business and Entrepreneurship

Clean Energy- Sustainable Supply Chain Management

CII Session on TIME MANAGEMENT - 20-27 February, 2015

A Global Approach - 2nd February, 2015

Workshop on Gender sensitization - 10th September, 2014

Extraordinary Women Lecture Series 8th March

Kaua Chala Hans Ki Chal 7th February

Open Forum Debate 7th January, 2013

Homage to Nirbhaya 31st December, 2012

 

Women's Related Books


Books in SLS Library

  • Harvard Business Review on Women in Business / by HBR; Boston : Harvard Business School Press, 2001
  • Women and Social Change / by Shirin Mehta; New Delhi : Rawat Publication, 2009
  • Women and Kinship / by Leela Dube; New Delhi : Rawat Publication, 2009
  • Oxford Handbook of Law, Women and Employment / by Surinder Mediratta; New Delhi : Oxford University Press, 2009
  • Engendering Rome : Women in Latin Epic / by A M Keith; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2000
  • Women Writers and the English Nation in THe 1790s / by Angela Keane; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2000
  • The Cambridge Companion to American Women Playwrights / ed by Brenda Murphy; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1999
  • Militarization and Violence Against Women in Conflict Zones in the Middle East / by Nadera Shalhoub-Kevorkian; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2009
  • Modernizing Women : Gender and SOcial Change / by Valentine M Moghadam; New Delhi : Viva Books Private Limited, 2005
  • A Various Universe : A Study of the Journals and Memoirs of British Men adn Women in The Indian Subcontinent, 1765-1856 / by Ketaki Kushari Dyson; New York : Oxford University Press, 2006
  • Behind the Veil: Resistance, Women, and the Everyday in Colonial South Asia  / Ed by Anindita Ghosh; Delhi : Permanent Black, 2007
  • Good Women do not Inherit Land: Politics of Land and Gender in India / by Nitya Rao; New Delhi : Orient Blackswan Pvt Ltd, 2008
  • Dwelling in the Archive : Women Writing House, Home and History in Late Colonical India / by Antoniette Burton; New Delhi : Oxford University Press, 2003
  • Five Novellas by Women Writers / by Nabaneeta Dev Sen; New Delhi : Oxford University Press, 2008
  • Handbook of Law, Women and Employment Policies, Issues,Legislation and Case Law / by Surinder Mediratta; New Delhi : Oxford University Press, 2009
  • Quotas for Women in Politics : Gender and Candidate Selection Reform Worldwide / by Mona Lena Krook; New Delhi : Oxford University Press, 2009
  • Quotas for Women in Politics : Gender and Candidate Selection Reform Worldwide / by Mona Lena Krook; New Delhi : Oxford University Press, 2009
  • Unequal Citizens : A Study of Muslim Women in India / by Zoya Hasan and Ritu Menon; New Delhi : Oxford University Press, 2006
  • When Men Speak as Women : Vocal Masquerade in Indo-Muslim Poetry / by Carla Petievich; New Delhi : Oxford University Press, 2007
  • The Women of the Mahabharata: The Question of Truth / by Chaturvedi Badrinath; Hyderabad : Orient Longman Ltd, 2008
  • The Scandal of the State: Women, Law, and Citizenship in Postcolonial India / by Rajeswari Sunder Rajan; Delhi : Permanent Black, 2003
  • Mobilizing India: Women, Music, and Migration Between India and Trinidad / by Tejaswini Niranjana; Hyderabad : Orient BlackSwan Pvt Ltd, 2009
  • Women, Politics and Power: A Global Perspective / by Pamela Paxton and Melanie M Hughes; New Delhi : Pine Forge Press, 2007
  • The Autobiography of Desire: English Jacobin Women Novelists of the 1790's / by Anjana Sharma; New Delhi : Macmillan India Ltd, 2004
  • Signifying the Self: Women and Literature / Ed by Malashri Lal,  and Sumanyu Satpathy; New Delhi : Macmillan India Ltd, 2007
  • Deconstructing Mental Illness: An Ethnography of Psychiatry, Women and the Family  / by Renu Addlakha; UK : Cambridge University Press, 2008
  • The Women, Gender and Development Reader  / Ed by Nalini Visvanathan, Lynn Duggan, Laurie Nisonoff and Nan Wiegersma; New Delhi : Zubaan, 1997
  • Women and the Built Environment / Ed by Madhavi Desai; New Delhi : Zubaan, 2007
  • Working Women: Stories of Strife, Struggle and Survival  / Ed by Kogi Naidoo and Fay Patel; New Delhi : Sage Publications India Pvt Ltd, 2009
  • Women Teaching in South Asia / Ed by Jackie Kirk; New Delhi : Sage Publications India Pvt Ltd, 2008
  • Women in the Unorganized Sector of India / by Rameshwari Pandya and Sarika Patel; New Delhi : New Century Publications, 2010
  • Women Domestics: Workers within Households / by Vinita Singh; New Delhi : Rawat Publication, 2007
  • Women, Work and Family / by H L Kaila; New Delhi : Rawat Publication, 2005
  • Afghan Women: Identity and Invasion / by Elaheh Rostami-Povey; London : Zed Books, 2007
  • Iraqi Women: Untold Stories from 1948 to the Present / by Nadje Sadig Al-Ali; London : Zed Books, 2007
  • Women and Community Action / by Lena Dominelli; New Delhi : Rawat Publication, 2006
  • Women in Dharmasastras: A Phenomenological and Critical Analysis / by Chandrakala Padia; New Delhi : Rawat Publication, 2009
  • Administration for Empowerment and Welfare of Women / Ed by Abha Jain and Shalini Shekhawat; Jaipur : Aalekh publishers, 2007
  • Self Care for Women / by Parul R Sheth; New Delhi : National Book Trust, 1999
  • Women Farmers of India / by Maithreyi Krishnaraj and Aruna Kanchi; New Delhi : National Book Trust, 2008
  • Women Pioneers: In India's Renaissance / Ed by Sushila Nayar and Kamla Mankekar; New Delhi : National Book Trust, 2002
  • Women Indian Society / by Neera Desai and Usha Thakkar; Women Indian Society / by Neera Desai and Usha Thakkar
  • Women Who Dared / Ed by Ritu Menon; New Delhi : National Book Trust, 2002
  • Studies in Women in English / Ed by Mohit K Ray and Rama Kundu; New Delhi : Atlantic Publishers And Distributors, 2010
  • Migrant Women and Work / Ed by Anuja Agrawal; New Delhi : Sage Publications India Pvt Ltd, 2010
  • Women, Gender and Human Rights: A Global Perspective / Ed by Marjorie Agosin; New Delhi : Rawat Publication, 2009
  • Women, Gender and Disaster: Global Issues and Initiatives / Ed by Elaine Enarson and PG Dhar Chakrabarti; New Delhi : Sage Publications India Pvt Ltd, 2009
  • Women A Weapons of War: Iraq, Sex and the Media / by Kelly Oliver; New York : Columbia University  Press, 1958
  • Russian Women and Their Organizations: Gender, Discrimination and Grassroots Women's Organizations, 1991-96 / by Rebecca Kay; New Delhi : Macmillan India Ltd, 2000