Women cell


Contact us

Dr,Sandhya R. Anvekar,
Chairperson , Women Cell,
Visvesvaraya Technological University, Belagavi – 590 018
Phone: 0831-2498157
Email Id : vtuicc@vtu.ac.in, chairmanwomencell.vtu@gmail.com

About Women Cell

        Pursuant to the directive of “The sexual harassment of women at workplace (prevention, prohibition and redressal )Act, 2013, notified by the Ministry of Law and justice, and the judgement passed by the Hon’ble Supreme Court of India in writ Petition (Criminal) No.666-70 of 1992, accordingly the Anti Sexual Harassment Committee (ASHC) / Women’s Cell was established in the year 2005 under the aegis of Visvesvaraya Technological University, Belagavi to uphold the dignity of women at workplace with an aim to prevent sexual harassment, promote well being of all the female students and staff members and create a gender sensitized community within the campus. Subsequently the ASHC was revised in 2014 and 2016 and renamed as Internal Complaints Committee(ICC).  Development of Women Cell is meant to help to achieve UN sustainable Development Goal of Promoting Equality and Empowerment of Women. Gender Equality, Empowerment of women and addressing diverse needs of women requires enabling communities, enabling policies and enabling programmes of the government.



To empower women in leading a dignified life and also for work-life balance in a sustainable manner.


To create and foster a congenial environment for women employees and students, free from violence, harassment and discrimination as well as empower them in leading a dignified and happy life.


•To ensure gender equality in VTU PG Centers, affiliated, and constituent colleges in all respects.
•To take all proactive measures that guarantee safety, security and well being of women in campus.
•To mentor young students with role models to help them excel in their careers.
•To help the women employees to achieve their goals by using their full potential.
•To conduct outreach programmes for socio-economic development of women.
•To provide day care facility centers for the children of employees, research scholars and students of the University.

Structure of Women Cell
Committees of Women cell