An awareness Programme on “Know Sexual Harassment. No sexual Harassment. ” was organized at Physics Assembly Hall , Visvesvaraya National Institute of Technology, Nagpur on 27th July 2019


VISVESVARAYA NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY

WOMEN’S  CELL

An awareness Programme on “Know Sexual Harassment. No sexual Harassment. ” was organized at Physics Assembly Hall , Visvesvaraya National Institute of Technology, Nagpur on 27th July 2019 for women staff, faculty , Research Scholars  and UG & PG students of higher semester.

Dr. H.S. Rana, Principal Director, Institute of Public Administration Bengaluru was the Guest Speaker for this programme. Dr. S.B. Thombre, I/c Director VNIT welcomed the Expert Speaker Dr. H.S. Rana and Dr. Anjali Junghare; Member Women Cell welcomed the Director. Dr. Anupama Kumar introduced the Guest Speaker Dr. H.S. Rana

Dr. S.B. Thombre, I/c Director VNIT in his inaugural address highlighted the value and importance of women in our society from the ancient time.   He appeals to create healthy and harassment free environment.  Expert Speaker Dr. Rana enlightened the audience with various articles, laws and acts regarding various aspects mainly focusing on the sexual harassment of women at work place. He explained the provisions in the constitution in a very easy manner stating few real cases. In an open session students asked various questions regarding harassment to guest speaker and he clarified their doubts and answered their questions.

 

The programme received a huge response of students, around 200 students and staff attended the programme. The programme concluded with the vote of thanks. Mrs. Deepali Deshpande successfully conducted the proceedings of the programme. Dr. Nia Patne, Mrs. Vijaya Deshmukh, and many research scholars helped to make the event successful.