Women Development Cell (WDC) &

Internal Complaints Committee (ICC)


Gujarat University

International Women’s Day 2020



Women Development Cell and Internal Complaint Committee organized the celebrations of International Women’s day on Thursday 5th March 2020.The Gujarat University Shishu Niketan, the much needed and most acclaimed day care center for children of staff and students was inaugurated by Honourable Vice Chancellor, Prof.Dr. Himanshu Pandya and Pro-Vice Chancellor, Dr. Jagdish Bhavsar. Prof Savita Gandhi formally welcomed the guests. Prof. Himanshu Pandya reflected on the need to educate one and all so that there is respect and harmony. The winners of the interdepartmental competitions, PRATIBHA 2020 were awarded the prizes by the judges and they were also felicitated by Savita ma’am. An action packed and truly entertaining cultural event saw enthusiastic participation not only from students of different departments but from teaching- non teaching- administrative staff and children of staff.The event began with a prayer dance invoking blessings of Lord Ganesha.Solo song in Hindi and group song in English enthralled the audience.A thematic presentation on “women today- from being prevented to be born to becoming an entrepreneur, a home maker, a professional and excelling in the career of choice women have displayed enormous courage with humility ” was liked by all.The need to conserve biodiversity with Gir lion as a case was very effectively conveyed in the form of an entertaining skit. The all-time favorite garba left everyone asking for more. A very energitic bhangra excited the audience like never before. The professors and administrative officers also sang songs of their choice and there was a budding dancer as well who stole the show with her grace and confidence. A very creative quiz kept everyone on the edge as they tried to answer the questions related to successful women. The whole event was very nicely anchored by Mr. Shambhu Vyas.  Dr Archana thanked all those who contributed, in the successful organization of celebrations of international women day.

Contact:  Dr. Savita Gandhi 079 – 26300877 / Dr. Archana Mankad 079 – 26302578 | e-mail: wdc.icc.gu@gmail.com