Women's Cell

The Women’s cell in our college play an important role in voicing opinions on important matters that affect the daily life of women students/faculties. They provide a platform where students can comfortably participate and share their views. They actively promote gender equality.

The cell has both faculty and students of the college as its members and work with an aim to create a gender responsive community within the campus as well as in the society. The ultimate aim of women cell in college is to prepare our young women as an active fusion of modernity and tradition.

Our Vision

Shaping and Enlightening the young minds and show way to grow into balanced and better human beings

Our Mission

To explore, design and implement ways to bring change in the society by empowering Women

The Main Objectives of our Women Cell is To

       Create awareness about important issues related to women

       Empower young women to attain emotional, physical and mental freedom to withstand the changing phases throughout their life

       Enhance self esteem of young women and empower them to take important decisions.

       Ensure personality along with academic development of students


       To provide a platform for listening to complaints and redressal of grievances.

       To resolve issues pertaining to girl's/women's sexual harassment.

       To equip the female students, faculty and staff members with knowledge of their legal rights.

       To safeguard the rights of female students, faculty and staff members

       To incorporate hygiene habits and ensure ahealthy atmosphere in and around the college.

       To ensure personality along with academic development of students.

Report of Activities of Women Development cell

Report of Activities of Women Development cell for the year 2016 - 2017

   In collaboration with Perinthalmanna Ayurcare, awareness class was given for the fame students on ‘Personal Hygiene’ on 22/07/2016. The need for maintaining the body neat and clean was the main idea shared in the class.

   In a time where cybercrimes are increasing drastically and posing a threat even to the lives of children, a class on cybercrimes was given to the students. The class led by Aneesh Chacko (Dept of Police) was on 28/072016. Being an eminent person in the field he was able to make the children aware of the need of taking preventive measures to stop such crimes.

   A session was held by Mr Paulose (ASI, Manjeri traffic police) on ‘Road Safety’ on 23/08/2016. Since most of the students of our college use motor vehicle either two wheelers or four wheelers the class was highly necessary and it was informative too.

   The day acknowledged by the entire world, devoted only for the women, International Women’s Day is always celebrated with much excitement. Both students and teachers do their best to accomplish the goal of the day, “Planet 50-50 by 2030 step it up for gender equality”. On 08/03/2017 a platform was exclusively set for girl students to perform their talents. Police Department in association with Social Justice Department of Kerala channeled a session on ‘Women Empowerment’, which was led by Ms Hemalatha (CDPO).

Report of Activities of Women Development cell for the year 2018 - 2019

   The first programme for this year by women cell was conducted on 28/07/2018. It was a self-defense training session piloted by the Police Department of Kerala. Ms Valsala and Ms Sinimol from MSP Malappuram headed the programme. They shared some basic tricks and tactics with the girls of our college to make them capable to face an emergency situation.

   A legal awareness class was set for the students on 19/09/2018. The session led by Adv. Shaney Nandakumar enlightened the students by sharing the basic ideas of Indian judicial system. It was highly informative as well as highly required one for the students.

   To make the students aware of their personal hygiene, a health awareness classs was given for the students. On 29/11/2018, Dr Shahida from Perinthalmanna Alshifa Hospital led the session. The focus was on breast cancer and other serious gynec diseases.

   International Women’s day was passionately celebrated on March 8 2019. Emerging artist and writer Ms Lijisha shared her experiences with the students. The eldest female staffs of the college were honoured. Reminding the theme for the day “time is now: rural and urban activists transform women’s lives” the teachers and the students exploited the platform which was exclusively set for them.

Report of Activities of Women Development cell for the year 2019 - 2020

   On 14/06/2019 awareness class was conducted by the teachers of WDC for the first year students on ‘Personal Hygiene’.

   Mehendi Fest was channeled by WDC of our college on 08/08/2019 as a part of Ramadan celebrations. 28 teams were participated in it. Ms Reshma and MS Juleena of St. Joseph’s School Puthanangadi judged the event. Harsha and Sumithra of 5th Economics and Fida Sherin and fathima Shahana of 5th Economics bagged first and seconf positions respectively.

   With the help of Kerala Kaumudi newspaper WDC initiated a seminar on women safety on 29/08/2019 for first year students. Nilambur Ayisha, cine artist and social activist was the chief guest of the programme. The class was led by senior psychologist Ms Sameena Shibu. Kerala Kaumudi unit chief K.N Suresh Kumar and Women Cell CI in charge Eliyamma T.v honoured the programme with their presence.

   First time ever in the history of St Mry’s college, a sports meet was piloted exclusively for the girl students of the college. Adventure games, cricket, tug of war were the events of the meet. Girls who were grouped into four houses enthusiastically participated in the events and made this new venture a great success. Surya Sankar of 5th semester English became the player of the match. Blue house and White house bagged the first and second prize respectively in tug of war. White and Blue houses were the winners in adventure games. Rose house became the champions of cricket.

   An entire day was dedicated for the girls of the college to perform their skills in culinary arts and crafts. The programme on February 14 was inaugurated by college Principal Rev. Fr Denny Cholappillil and was successfully accomplished by the active participation of 15 teams in food fest and 4 teams in crafts fest. Students were given a chance to sell the items made by them.

Report of Activities of Women Development cell for the year 2020 - 2021

   Bienvenue- Introducing Women Cell

On 02/12/2020 , a webinar was organized and conducted by the faculty members of WDC on the topic - Bienvenue- Introducing Women Cell for first year UG and PG students. The main moto of that program was to introduce WDC to students , the need of WDC in every colleges and the functioning of WDC in St Mary’s College. The Platform of Webinar was zoom meet and there were 310 participants including students and teachers.

   The Magic of Ayurveda - A talk on Ayurvedic Home remedies

WDC organized a 2 day Webinar on “The Magic of Ayurveda “. The topic was A Talk on Ayurvedic home remedies. The resource person was DR. Akila Devi , who is an Ayuvedic doctor practicing in Shanthi Herbals and Chandhu Memorial Vaidhyasala. We divided the total girls in our college in to two groups and conducted the webinar for first group on 04/12/2020 and for the second group on 05/12/2020. The webinar was very effective because Dr Akila devi prescribed ayurvedic remedies for all the basic problems related to girls.

   Competition - Christmas Celebration

As a part of entertainment , WDC organized a competition related to Christmas celebration .

List of competitions included,

Solo Carol Song

Bottle Art

Cake Designing

Brochure Desiging


This was a great opportunity for all students to show their individual talent. Certificates were awarded for those students who got first place

Other observations if any;

The Women Cell in St Mary’s college has planned to make an Ayurvedic garden in the college campus using terrace cultivation of Medicinal and Herbal plants. A subcommittee of women development cell comprising 12 teachers and 30 students has been formed.

On International Women’s day – 8th march 2020 , our WDC is going to conduct a program organized by AMAI PERINTHALMANNA AREA VANITHA COMMITTEE about INSPIRING FUTURE: Accomplishment and Challenges of women. The program will include Awareness classes, Quiz competitions , Debate and much more.


WOMEN CELL Members 2023-2024

Designation Name
Faculty- Dept.of English Stephy Elizabeth
Faculty-Dept.of Commerce Akhila .S
Faculty-Dept.of Political Science Amrutha K B
Faculty- Dept.of Economics Rajeena T K
Faculty-Dept.of History Sumithra .P
Faculty-Dept.of Mathematics Zareena Shaji
Faculty- Dept.of Physics Sareena .K
Faculty-Dept. of Computer Science Deepa V T
Faculty- Dept.of Chemistry Nimisha .M
Faculty-Dept.of Psychology Vanessa Beatrice Isaacs

WOMEN CELL Members 2022-2023

Designation Name
Faculty-Dept.of Economics Mrs.Radhika - Convenor
Faculty-Dept.of Commerce Mrs.Ramya- Joint Convenor
Faculty-Dept.of Physics Ms.Nafila Jasmin .M
Faculty-Dept.of Mathematics Mrs.Deepthi Joseph
Faculty-Dept.of Psychology Ms.Aneesha Elizabath
Faculty-Dept.of Computer Science Mrs.Sonima Das C K
Faculty-Dept. of Chemistry Mrs.Nimisha.M
Faculty-Mrs.Rejina Philip Dept.of History
Faculty-Dept.of English Ms.Adithya .P
Faculty- Dept. of Political Science Ms.Ann Mariya Mathew