Women Development Cell (WDC) &

Internal Complaints Committee (ICC)

Women Development Cell (WDC)

Internal Complaints Committee (ICC)


Home Gardening (HG 2018)

WOMEN DEVELOPMENT CELL & INTERNAL COMPLAINT CELL organized a workshop on Home Gardening (HG 2018) for the staff and students of Gujarat University on Wednesday, 17th January 2018 at the Botany Auditorium. The programme was inaugurated by our Honourable Vice Chancellor, Dr. Himanshu Pandya, Patron WDC and President of the function. Prof. Rajshri Bhatt, Chairperson ICC and Director School of Science, Head, Department of Statistics, welcomed the Invited guests and participants. Prof. Savita Gandhi, Chairperson WDC, Head, Department of Computer Science, inspite of ill health inspired the participants by her gracious presence. Ms. Jagriti Bhatt and Dr. Pratiksha Patel were invited as distinguished resource persons for the workshop. Speaking on the occasion, Honourable Vice Chancellor, Dr. Himanshu Pandya expressed concern and appreciated the need for a Workshop on Home gardening.He appreciated the efforts by the students of Botany and Horticulture Science in displaying the terrariums, tray gardens and ornamental plants as an Exhibition named Ark-Essence of nature. Dr. Archana Mankad, Member Secretary, WDC & ICC delivered the formal vote of thanks. Ms. Snigdha Dixit anchored the programme very gracefully.

Ms. Jagriti Bhatt , the resource person is passionate about gardening and is an entrepreneur. She not only advocates her hobby and love for growing plants but also explained how one can use the spices and waste from the kitchen for making composts and to get rid of pests. Her simple unarming approach was appreciated by all. Dr. Pratiksha Patel justified the need to grow plants indoors and so get rid of toxins in closed rooms. In all the workshop received a lot of appreciation and the students of Botany, Bioinformatics, Climate Change Impacts management and Horticulture Science and Garden management joined hands enthusiastically and participated in the event.

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