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Stella Mary's College of Engineering

(Approved by AICTE, New Delhi, Affiliated to Anna University, Chennai and Accredited by NAAC)

Aruthenganvilai, Kallukatti Junction Azhikal Post, Kanyakumari District-629202, Tamil Nadu, South India.


Educate a man and you educate an individual. Educate a woman and you educate a family. Women Empowerment Cell endeavours to empower women and at creating wider gender sensitivity so as to facilitate a congenial working environment. Its objective is to create awareness among women employees so that they are not subjected to gender-specific discrimination or sexual harassment and ensure that their fundamental rights (provided by the Constitution of India) are not violated. The Women Empowerment Cell of the college was formed on 08.02.2016with the following members under the chairmanship of Principal.

Roles and Responsibilities of Women Empowerment Cell
  • The Women Empowerment Cell is to serve the Women faculty and students of college.
  • To enhance the self-esteem and self-confidence of women students, faculty and staff in the college.
  • To enable women to make informed choices in areas like education, employment and health especially reproductive health. To enhance their participation on an equal footing in all areas.
  • To create social awareness about the problems of women and in particular regarding gender discrimination.
  • To organize seminars, workshops for creating general awareness and orientation of students, teachers, non-teaching staff for their active and sustained participation in the activities of Cell.
  • To organize activities particularly on issues pertaining to ‘Gender Sensitization’, ‘Violence Against Women’ and legal provisions under ‘The Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace(Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal) Act, 2013’ for general awareness and make their campuses adequately gender sensitive.
  • Promote the Staff and students to take participation in various program organized by Women Empowerment Cell include Women’s Day celebrations.
  • Organize Seminars on women and Indian culture in matters of dressing, festivals, traditions.
  • Any other duties the Principal may assign.


S.No Name Designation Department Position
1 Mrs. Merlin Sheela Associate Professor S & H Member
2 Mrs.Mamitha Associate Professor CSE Member
3 Mrs.Indra Asst. Professor Civil Member
4 Mrs. Evanjalin Mrs. Evanjalin ECE Convenor
5 Mrs. Shajini Sheeba Associate Professor EEE Member

Minutes of the Meeting