Vidyarthini Manch Scheme is for women students of all colleges affiliated to Savitribai Phule Pune University. This scheme is run by the Vidyarthini Kalyan Mandal (Student’s Welfare) of the University to develop the confidence and personality of a lady student. The main objective of this scheme is to develop a critical mind, self-confidence and a commitment to society. The lady students are given training in health, law, and social activities. They are also given training in self-employment and all possible other activities that enhance her social confidence. This scheme is open to all regular lady students from all the affiliated colleges / institutes. Funds for organizing these activities are provided by the University.
The objective of the Vidyarthini Manch Scheme are as follows:
Vidyarthini Manch Scheme was started in 2005 in IMS.
As per the directives of Savitribai Phule Pune University, the Institute has to form Vidyarthini Manch Committee of ladies faculty at institute level. Vidyarthini 2 Manch Girl Students Committee is formed every Academic year, which consist of one girl student representative from each class.
Following are the names of the students who have been selected as Vidyarthini Manch Student Representatives from each class :
|Monali Achari||MBA I|
|Nidhi Pokharna||MBA II|
|Aayesha Raje||MCA I|
|Apurva Patharkar||MCA II|
|Shrutika Vyapari||MCA II|
|Gayatri Kashid||MCA III|
|Sapna Kothari||MPM II|
Some of the prominent activities conducted since the establishment of IMS Vidyarthini Manch are :
Every year the Institute organizes a programme to mark the International Women’s Day, which is called “SAMVAD”, as an activity of Vidyarthini Manch. In Smavad, some of the prominent women entrepreneurs and artistes who have excelled in their respective fields, and who have motivating life stories and experiences to share with our women students and the women of Ahmednagar city and district, are invited to the Institute.
IMS Vidyarthini Manch organizes Health Seminars for women students. Prominent Gyneacologists are invited to speak to the women students on Nutrition, Hygiene and Health.
IMS Vidyarthini Manch organizes Hemoglobin check drive under SPPU - Vidhyarthini Arogya Prabodhan for women students. The students who are iron deficient will be supplied with iron supplementation.
Women activist are invited to address the women students of IMS on issues related to gender equity, domestic violence, sexual harassment, self defense and personality development.