VISION: Maintaining and intensifying the status of Women.

MISSION: To create awareness of feminine potential.

Women Development Cell of Anna Leela college was established in 2012 with the following objectives:

  • To create social awareness about the problems of women and in particular regarding gender discrimination.
  • To develop the self confidence of Women.
  • To guide about Women Welfare Laws.
  • To assert the importance of spiritual, economic, social, racial and gender equality.
  • To highlight the importance of health and hygiene.
  • To directs Womens role in the society. To develop multidisciplinary approach for the overall personality development.
  • To organize seminars, workshops relating to women development.
  • To prevent sexual harassment and to promote general well-being of female students, teaching and non teaching women staff of the College.


  • Prof. Aanchal Jain
  • Prof. Rupa Patel
  • Prof. Vidya Darvesh
  • Prof. EsterRani Nadar

Events (2015-16)

  • “Meri Beti Pyari Beti Abhiyan” by “Meri Beti Pyari Beti Abhiyan”

Mr.Raj Bhanushali, Mr. Pratik Kundar and Mr. Kaushal Mhatre bagged 1st prize for “Meri Beti Pyari Beti Abhiyan” competition held in M D College , Parel from 28th Jan to 30th Jan 2016.

  • Guest Talk on Hormonal Imbalance in Women and Precautionary Measures to Prevent Thyroid by Mr. Sharad Naik

Women Development Cell organized a guest talk on “Hormonal Imbalance in Women and Precautionary Measures to prevent Thyroid” on 15th February 2016 by Mr. Sharad Naik from Unicare Naturopathy Center, Panchvati for teaching and nonteaching staff .In this session Mr. Sharad provided insights about way of cooking and how nutrients of food are lost due to wrong cooking methodologies. He also spoke about the various medicinal herbs which are readily available. Those help in boosting day to day energy requirement of an individual. He gave simple daily health care tips.

Competitions Held

Various competitions were held for ladies staff and students of Bunts Sangha Mumbai, Kurla during the period 22nd Feb16 to 25th Feb16.The competition “Dress Your Doll“ and “Dress Yourself as a Famous Lady Personality you admire“ were held for girl students. Ms.Shaikh Shaarmin & Ms.Sakshi Jadhav Ms. Tejaswini Nache Ms.Amreen Naz and Jaiswar Satyam were the winners of Dress Your Doll event. Ms. Divya Shetty from UKSIMR and Shaikh Shaarmin form ALSJ were the winners.

On account of Womens Day Celebration “Mathing-matching “competition was held for teaching and non-teaching staff on 8th Mar 16 wherein Ms.Mini Narayanan counselor, Ms. Surekha Shetty from ALSJ , Ms.Nandini N and Ms. Shalini W from UKSIMR and Ms.Rupali A from ASJC were the winners.

Events (2016-17) : Guest Talk on LAWS & SAFETY FOR WOMEN

Women Development Cell had organized inauguration function of its cell and guest talk on Laws & Safety For Women, on 11th August 2016. The function started with welcoming the guest followed by their felicitation and inaugural of the Women Development Cell. The talk was organized for all the girl students of the college. Key note speaker for the talk was Adv. Chetna Birje from Legal Service Clinic with Tata Institute of Social Sciences. The session started with the providing information about the various laws in India for women .The advocate also spoke about the need for men and women to know about the laws and to actually implement the laws. She also spoke about how laws are violated in India or given least importance. Speaker spread awareness about the laws and safety.


Women Development Cell had organized a guest talk on KNOW YOUR INNERSELF,on 7th October 2016 at 11:00 am . The function started with welcoming the guest ,Mrs.Lata Jayaram Shetty, Chairperson, Mahila Vibhag ,Bunts Sangha, speaker Mrs. Roselene Kusuma and Mrs. Mini Narayanan followed by their felicitation. The talk was organized for all the girl students of the college. The first speaker provided information about female genital organs and their health and hygiene maintenance. The second speaker spoke about the psychological aspect of topic and how society has some wrong misconceptions about it.

Poster Making Competition:

As a mark of respect to the great women leaders and the occasion of International Womens Day celebration a Poster Making Competition based on theme “Women Empowerment” was organized on 8thMarch 2017 in the college premises, for all girl students. The participants expressed their views and thoughts about the topic by writing slogans and quotes and wonderful drawing creativity. One could see and feel the enthusiasm that the students had in their presentation. This activity was organized to explore and encourage creativity in them as well as know the depth of awareness among the girl students and offer them a platform to showcase their skills. It inspired them to think and work creatively in order to promote artistic excellence. 26 Girls participated earnestly in the competition. They came up with amazing creativity. Their efforts and initiative was appreciated by one and all.