Women Development Cell (WDC) &

Internal Complaints Committee (ICC)

Women Development Cell (WDC)

Internal Complaints Committee (ICC)

Heartfulness for Happiness (HH 2019)



organized a Workshop on Heartfulness for Happiness (HH 2019) on Thursday, 14th  February 2019. The Programme began with the   University Song. Dr. Rajshri Bhatt, Chairperson – ICC gave a Formal Welcome to all participants and Invited Guests. Dr. Savita Gandhi, Chairperson – WDC gave a quick overview about the WDC-ICC  and introduced the Team from Heartfulness-Mrs. Manisha ben, Mr. Virendra Jhope and  Mr. Sharma. The President of the function, Honourable Vice Chancellor-Gujarat University, Prof. (Dr.) Himanshu Pandya aptly reflected on   the theme Heartfulness for Happiness. He illustrated with very simple examples how happiness can be obtained by staying calm, helping others, being passionate about our work and developing a positive outlook towards life. Dr. Archana Mankad, Member Secretary – ICC & WDC presented the formal Vote of Thanks. The Invited speaker, Mrs. Manisha highlighted the issues that affect the people today irrespective of age and gender. She justified the need of meditation to relieve our mind from everyday stress and thus achieve happiness.  She showed a video to illustrate her point that the essence of life is in its simplicity and what a calm positive mind can feel and not in outward show or being in a rat race. Manisha Ma’am, then gave a demonstration of meditation and all were requested to follow her instructions to experience and learn the way to meditate. The session ended with all feeling very relaxed and energized to take the tasks ahead in the day.


 Ms. Maitri Jhaveri anchored the whole programme very gracefully as Master of Ceremonies. 

Contact:  Dr. Savita Gandhi 079 – 26300877 / Dr. Archana Mankad 079 – 26302578 | e-mail: wdc@gujaratuniversity.ac.in