Women Empowerment Cell

ABOUT THE CELL

Women Empowerment Cell of Akshaya College of Engineering and Technology is established with the motto of “Encourage, Enhance and Empower”. This Cell was formed in the year 2015 under the Chairmanship of Dr.J.Jaya, Principal, Akshaya College of Engineering and Technology.

The College has established the Cell in the college campus to empower girl students, to enhance understanding of issues related to women and to make the college campus a safe place for women students. Aiming at intellectual and social upliftment of the female students and staffs, the cell stands for facilitating women’s empowerment through guest lectures, seminars, awareness programmes and other welfare activities.

OBJECTIVES

  • To promote a culture of respect and equality for female gender.
  • To conduct seminar, workshop to impart knowledge of opportunities and tools available and train the women in the field of engineering.
  • To create a conducive counselling environment for female gender to share their problems.

MEMBERS

Position Name E-mail
Chairperson Dr.J.Jaya,Principal,ACET principal@acetcbe.edu.in
President Dr.N.Suguna,Senior Member,Professor,Department of Computer Science and Engineering suguna@acetcbe.edu.in
Mentors Dr. A.Anithasree,Assistant Professor,Department of English anithasree@acetcbe.edu.in
Mrs.D.Gunapriya,Assistant Professor,Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering gunapriya@acetcbe.edu.in
Mrs.C.Nirmala,Assistant Professor,Science and Humanities nirmala@acetcbe.edu.in
Faculty Coordinator Ms.C.Shilpa,Assistant Professor,Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering cshilpa@acetcbe.edu.in

EXECUTIVE MEMBERS

S.No Faculty Name Contact Details Department
1. Mrs.R.Sangeetha sangeetha_r@acetcbe.edu.in Science and Humanities
2. Mrs.N.Punitha punitha@acetcbe.edu.in
3. Mrs.N.Ravitha Lakshmi ravithalakshmi@acetcbe.edu.in
4. Mrs.A.Saranya saranya@acetcbe.edu.in
5. Mrs.E.Lathanayagam lathanayagam@acetcbe.edu.in
6. Ms.S.Lavitha lavitha@acetcbe.edu.in
7. Ms.P.N.Manonmani manomani@acetcbe.edu.in Civil Engineering
8. Mrs.M.Sathya Bama sathya@acetcbe.edu.in Computer Science and Engineering
9. Mrs.R.Saranya rsaranya@acetcbe.edu.in
10. Ms.P.Sowkarthiga sowkarthikap@acetcbe.edu.in
11. Ms.K.Veena veena@acetcbe.edu.in
12. Ms.S.Vedhanayaki vedhanayaki@acetcbe.edu.in Electrical and Electronics Engineering
13. Dr.C.Viji viji@acetcbe.edu.in Electronics and Communication Engineering
14. Mrs.K.Nimisha nimisha@acetcbe.edu.in
15. Mrs.R.Bavithra bavithrar@acetcbe.edu.in
16. Ms.V.Karthika karthikav@acetcbe.edu.in
ACADEMIC YEAR 2019 - 2020
LIST OF ACTIVITIES
S.No Date Program Conducted Chief Guest
1. 10.3.2020 Women’s day celebration Women Empowerment Cell,ACET
2. 26.1.2020 “Breast Cancer-Awareness” Mrs.Menakshi Selvaraj,Advisor and Patron,Group2,RI district 3201,Rotaract Club.
3. 13.12.2019 Kavalan App-Women Safety Mr.Jawahar,Sub-Inspector of Police,Kinathukadavu Police Station,Coimbatore.
WOMEN’S DAY CELEBRATION

Women Empowerment Cell ‘Advika’ of Akshaya College of Engineering and Technology organized “Women’s day” celebration on 10-03-2020 at Auditorium, Akshaya College of Engineering and Technology. The Chief Guest of the programme was Ms.Priya Senthil, Founder, S2S Personality development, Training Academy Pvt Ltd, Coimbatore. In the programme, many events were conducted and prizes were distributed for the winners.

Students at Akshaya College of Engineering and Technology participating in Women’s Day Celebration on 10th March 2020.
AWARENESS ON “KAVALAN APP-WOMEN SAFETY”

On 13th December, 2019, the Women Development Cell of ACET-“ADVIKA” organized awareness program on “kavalan App- Women Safety”. The Chief Guest of the program is Mr.Jawahar, Sub-Inspector, Kinathukadavu police station, Coimbatore. He elaborated the working of the Tamil Nadu Police Department’s official app “Kavalan SOS”. He also mentioned the safety precautions taken by Govt of TamilNadu, for women.

The Chief Guest interacting with students at Akshaya College of Engineering and Technology, Coimbatore on 13thDecember 2019.
AWARNESS PROGRAM ON “BREAST CANCER”

Women Empowerment Cell and Rotaract Club of Akshaya College of Engineering and Technology organized Awarness program on “Breast Cancer” on 26.1.2020 at mullupadi, kakkadavu. Totally 10 students actively participated. In the programme, Chief Guest Mrs.menakshi Selvaraj, Advisor and Patron, Group2,RI district 3201, Rotaract Club, enlightened the gathering with health hygiene to be followed by women.

ACADEMIC YEAR 2018 - 2019
LIST OF ACTIVITIES
S.No Date Program Conducted Chief Guest
1. 8.3.2019 Women’s day celebration Women Empowerment Cell,ACET
2. 24.11.2018 Kavalan App-Women Safety Dr.C.SylendraBabu,IPS,Addl.Director General of Police Railway, Coimbatore.
3. 20.8.2018 “This Is Me” Women Empowerment Cell,ACET
4. 16.8.2018 “Competitive Examinations for Women” Selvi Sneha,Assistant Collector,Training,Coimbatore.
5. 13.9.2018 Safety and Security of Women in public places Women Empowerment Cell,ACET

ACTIVITIES

WOMEN’S DAY CELEBRATION

Women Empowerment Cell ‘Advika’ of Akshaya College of Engineering and Technology organized “Women’s day” celebration on 08-03-2019 at Auditorium, Akshaya College of Engineering and Technology. Totally 85 students and faculty members actively participated. In the programme, many events were conducted and prizes were distributed for the winners.

Students at Akshaya College of Engineering and Technology participating in Women’s Day Celebration on 8th March 2019.
JOB OPPORTUNITIES FOR WOMEN IN GOVERNMENT SECTORS

On 16thAugust, 2018, the Women Development Cell of ACET- “Advika” organized a seminar for all students and faculty members on the topic “Competitive Examinations for Women”. Chief Guest, Selvi Sneha, Assistant Collector, training, Coimbatore advised the students to be updated in the recent technologies for new innovations and also asked the students to use their knowledge and attitude to support the society. She also mentioned the available opportunities in government sectors.

Selvi Sneha, Assistant Collector, training, Coimbatore addressing the gathering on 16.8.2018.
PERSONALITY DEVELOPMENT

Students of Women Empowerment Cell of Akshaya College of Engineering and Technology conducted a program for Personality Development. Each of the students shared a power point presentation on the topic “THIS IS ME”. This program helped them to overcome stage fright.

Personality Development Program organized by students of ACET on the topic “THIS IS ME “on 20.8.2018.
SEMINAR ON “SAFETY AND SECURITY OF WOMEN IN PUBLIC PLACES”

Women Empowerment Cell of Akshaya College of Engineering and Technology organized a seminar on “Safety and Security of Women in public places” at conference hall, ACET on 13.9.2018. Totally 50 students and Faculty members were benefitted through the programme.

Seminar on Safety and Security of Women in Public Places held at Akshaya College of Engineering and Technology on 13.9.2018.
AWARENESS ON “KAVALAN APP-WOMEN SAFETY”

On 24th November, 2018, the Women Development Cell of ACET-“INCITE” organized awareness program on “kavalan App- Women Safety”. The Chief Guest of the program is Dr.C.SylendraBabu, IPS, Addl.Director General of Police Railway, Coimbatore. He elaborated the working of the Tamil Nadu Police Department’s official app “Kavalan SOS”.He mentioned after registration, a activation code is used to sign in. During an emergency by pressing the SOS button on the home page starts a 5 second countdown.After 5 seconds,the app automatically sends your current location on the map along with a video from your back camera to the Kavalan team. Within a minute, the team will contact you.Simultaneously, your location will also be sent to your preregistered “Emergency Contacts” as an sms alert.

The Chief Guest Dr.C.SylendraBabu, IPS, Addl.Director General of Police Railways interacting with students at Akshaya College of Engineering and Technology, Coimbatore on 24th November 2018.
ACADEMIC YEAR 2017 - 2018
LIST OF ACTIVITIES
S.No Date Program Conducted Chief Guest
1. 8.3.2018 Women’s day celebration Dr SrimathyKesan, Founder, CEO Space Kidz India
2. 16.2.2018 Defence Opportunities for women Lt Esan,CCUS
3. 22.6.2017 and 23.6.2017 Stress management for Women Thiru.S.Pugazhendhi,Life skill Coach,Founder & Chairman at Bodhi Garden school,Pondicherry

ACTIVITIES

DEFENCE OPPORTUNITIES FOR WOMEN

Women Empowerment Cell of Akshaya College of Engineering and Technology organized Training on “Defence Opportunities for Women” at conference hall, Akshaya College of Engineering and Technology on 16-02-2018. Lt. Esan explained various opportunities and job vacancies in defence, Navy and in other Central government platforms for women students.

Defence Training for Women held at Akshaya College of Engineering and Technology on 16.02.2018.
WOMEN’S DAY CELEBRATION

Women Empowerment Cell of Akshaya College of Engineering and Technology organized “Women’s day celebration”at conference hall, Akshaya College of Engineering and Technology on 08-03-2018. Chief Guest Dr Srimathy Kesan, Founder, CEO Space Kidz India inaugurated the Function. Totally 50 students and faculty members actively participated in the programme.

Faculty receiving award for best performer in “Women’s Day Celebration” held at Akshaya College of Engineering and Technology on 08.03.2018.
TWO DAY WORKSHOP ON “STRESS MANAGEMENT FOR WOMEN”

Women Empowerment Cell of Akshaya College of Engineering and Technology organized a two-day workshop on “Stress management for women” at conference hall, ACET on 22.6.2017 & 23.6.2017.Programme was handled by Thiru.S.Pugazhendhi, Life skill Coach, Founder & Chairman at Bodhi Garden school, Pondicherry, totally 75 students and Faculty members were benefitted through the programme. Concept of Self-Analysis, Self SWOT and Leadership training were given to women students and Faculties.

Two Day Workshop on Stress Management for Women held at Akshaya College of Engineering and Technology on 22.6.2017 & 23.6.2017.
ACADEMIC YEAR 2016 - 2017
LIST OF ACTIVITIES
S.No Date Program Conducted Chief Guest
1. 22.8.2016 Self Defence Lt Esan,Training Coordinator,CCUS
2. 3.8.2016 “World Mother Feeding Week Celebration” Dr.karthik Annamalai M.D(Paed),DAA,Fellow in Neonatology
3. 16.7.2016 Women Hygiene Thiru.A.Muruganantham, CEO-Jayaashree Industries

ACTIVITIES

WORLD MOTHER FEEDING WEEK CELEBRATION

Women Empowerment Cell of Akshaya College of Engineering and Technology organized “World Mother Feeding Week Celebration” at Conference Hall, ACET on 03.8.2016. Chief guest of the event Dr. Karthick Annamalai, MBBS, MD – Pediatrics, Fellow of Academy of General Education (FAGE), Fellowship in Neonatology, MRCPCH (UK) gave awareness of the links between Mother feeding and the Sustainable Development Goals. He also stressed that by recognizing this the value of wellbeing from the start of life, respect each other and care for the world can be shared.

Chief guest of the event Dr. Karthick Annamalai, MBBS, MD – Pediatrics, Fellow of Academy of General Education (FAGE), Fellowship in Neonatology, MRCPCH (UK) attending the gathering on “World Mother Feeding Week Celebration” at Akshaya College of Engineering and Technology on 03.8.2016.
SELF DEFENCE TRAINING

Women Empowerment Cell of Akshaya College of Engineering and Technology Organized a“Self Defence Training” Programme along with Akshaya defence academy on 22-08-2016. Totally 50 students actively participated in this programme. Lt. Esan provided Self-Defence Training for women students.

SEMINAR ON “WOMEN HYGIENE”

Women Empowerment Cell of Akshaya College of Engineering and Technology organized Seminar on “Women Hygiene” on 16.7.2016 at Auditorium, ACET. Totally 250 students and faculty members actively participated. In the programme, Chief Guest Thiru A.Muruganantham, CEO- Jayaashree Industries enlightened the gathering with health hygiene to be followed by women.

Chief Guest ThiruA.Muruganantham, CEO- Jayaashree Industriespresenting memento to student of ACETfor giving best answers in session.
ACADEMIC YEAR 2015 - 2016
LIST OF ACTIVITIES
S.No Date Program Conducted Chief Guest
1. 30.4.2016 “Health Issues of Women” Dr.BRJ Satish kumar,Chief Orthopaedic Surgeon
2. 08.03.2016 Women’s Day Celebration Women Empowerment Cell,ACET
3. 26.2.2016 “Child Right” Women Empowerment Cell,ACET
4. 12.1.2016 Women in Engineering Mrs.Rekha Mathews,UST Global,Head-India Campus Relationships
5. 07.8.2015 “Self Defence Training Programme” Lt. Esan,Defence Training
6. 21.7.2015 Entrepreneurship for women Thiru.S.Asokan, General Manager,District Industries Centre,
Coimbatore
SEMINAR ON “ENTREPRENEURSHIP FOR WOMEN”

The Programme was inaugurated by Thiru. S. Asokan, General Manager, District Industries Centre, Coimbatoreon 21.7.15. Eight sessions were handled by seven pioneers on topics across the spectrum of women entrepreneurship. The first session presented by Shri. Jai Ganesh, Consultant Coimbatore, laid out seeds of Basic Entrepreneurial Guidance, Achievement Motivation Training and Team Building. Shri P. Bala Managing Director, Veena Metal Art Works, Coimbatore a renowned personality emphasized the hardships that one ought to undergo while stepping his feet down into entrepreneurship. On the following day, Mrs. B. Kayalvizhi, Assistant Director, MSME, DI, Coimbatore handled classes on General Concepts and Government Formalities, MSME, State and Industrial Policies.
Dr. V. Parvathi, Co-Founder, Consultant Life Skill Coach and Psychologist, Index Learning Solutions Coimbatore and Shri Krishnakumar, Manager- Trainee, PSG Institution, Coimbatore on the third and fourth day of the training program; expounded on Procedural Guidance and Interface with a Successful Entrepreneur, Skills and Characteristics of an Entrepreneur respectively.

Thiru. S. Asokan, General Manager, District Industries Centre, Coimbatore, addressing the gathering on the topic “Entrepreneurship for women” on 21.7.15.
SELF DEFENCE TRAINING PROGRAMME

Women Empowerment Cell of Akshaya College of Engineering and Technology organized a workshop on “Self Defence Training Programme” for Women on 07.08.2015 assignation with Akshaya defence academy. Totally 30 students actively participated in the programme. Lt. Esan provided Self-Defence Training for students.

“Self Defence Training Programme” held at Akshaya College of Engineering and Technology on 07.08.2015.
SEMINAR ON “WOMEN IN ENGINEERING”

On 12th January, 2016, the Women Development Cell of ACET-“INCITE” organized a seminar for all women students and faculty members on the topic “Women in Engineering”.
The Chief Guest Mrs. Rekha Mathews, UST Global, Head-India Campus Relationships, addressed the students on how important it is for the students in taking lead, organizing and participating in competitive events. She added ‘If students are passionate about conducting events, and passionate in participating in such events, surely will succeed’. She also stressed on the importance of continual learning by saying that, “the Engineers of today’s world should upgrade themselves with the fast challenging environments or otherwise they will stick out in the same position and be thrown out”. She also mentioned that younger generation should be aware of current affairs and added that success would be in hand only if opportunities were explored. Finally she quoted that, “Develop wings of passion, wings of determination, wings of hard work and excel in the world”. She highlighted some available forums for developing the communication skills, learning foreign languages and entrepreneurship.

Chief Guest Mrs. Rekha Mathews, UST Global, Head-India Campus Relationships addressing the students in the Seminar on “Women in Engineering” at on 12.01.16.
CHILD RIGHT CAMPAIGN

Women Empowerment Cell of Akshaya College of Engineering and Technology organized a special campaign on “Child Right”at Muthugoundanur village on 26.2.2016. Totally 50 students and Faculty members participated in the campaign.

Special Camp on “Child right” held at Muthugoundanur village on 26.2.2016.
HEALTH ISSUES OF WOMEN

Women Empowerment Cell of Akshaya College of Engineering and Technology organized an awareness program on “Health Issues of Women” on 30-04-16 at Conference Hall, Akshaya College of Engineering and Technology. Totally 50 students and faculty members actively participated in the programme Dr. BRJ Satish kumar, Chief Orthopaedic Surgeon, He alluded on the topic “common health issues and protect against Bone Weakness for women’s”.

Dr. BRJ Satish kumar, Chief Orthopaedic Surgeon addressing the gathering on the topic “Health Issues of Women” on 30.04.2016.
WOMEN’S DAY CELEBRATION

Women Empowerment Cell of Akshaya College of Engineering and Technology organized “Women’s day” celebration on 08-03-2016 at Conference Hall, Akshaya College of Engineering and Technology. Totally 45 students and faculty members actively participated. In the programme, Chief Guest Dr. S. M. Sri devi, MBBS, DGO, DNB-OG, Consultant Obstetrician and Gynecologist enlightened the gathering with steps to be followed to maintain personal hygiene and also enumerated on the theme “Women in the Changing World of Work: Planet 50-50 by 2030”

“Women’s day” celebration held at Akshaya College of Engineering and Technology on 08.03.2016.
ACADEMIC YEAR 2014 - 2015
LIST OF ACTIVITIES
S.No Date Program Conducted Chief Guest
1. 05.03.2015 Inauguration of Women Development Cell-INCITE Kavignar Kalaimamani Andal Priyadharsini,Director,Doordarshan Kendra
INAUGRATION OF WOMEN EMPOWERMENT CELL-“INCITE”(2014-2015)

Women Empowerment Cell- “INCITE” of Akshaya College of Engineering and Technology was inaugurated by Chief guest Kavignar Kalaimamani Andal Priyadharsini, Director, Doordarshan Kendra, Coimbatoreat Conference hall on 5.3.2015. Chief Guest addressed the gathering on the theme “Re-Thinking Women’s Empowerment and Gender Equality in 2015 and beyond”.

Chief guest Kavignar Kalaimamani Andal Priyadharsini, Director, Doordarshan Kendra, Coimbatore Inaugurating Women Empowerment cell – INCITE on 05.03.2015.