न हि ज्ञानेन सदृशं पवित्रमिह विद्यते।
ज्ञान के समान पवित्र इस संसार में कुछ नहीं है।।
There is nothing more pure in this world than knowledge(Jyana)
A Woman is Human
Women Development Centre aims to address women’s issues in higher education and society at large. Activities on women and gender are at the centre of its inquiry focusing mostly on multidisciplinary perspectives of class, caste, race, ethnicity, sexuality, religion and age. It also addresses several other contemporary socio-political issues concerning women. The society came into existence in the year 2013.
The Jagriti team remains active throughout the year, holding inter college and intra college workshops, film screenings, conference, seminars and discussions on gender issues, annual fest, street plays, students camps and visits to various places like IIT Delhi-NDTV, safety of women in the public, domestic and private domains and much more!. Every year WDC team consisting of both students and teachers organizes more than a dozen events.
Jagriti comprise faculty and student coordinators from across sections and disciplines. Our student coordinators are expected to actively engage with issues of gender mainstreaming, and coordinate all the events on various platforms.