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Report of Self Defence Training

Date : 15th FEBRUARY 2022

Women Development Cell-2022

A Training session on Self Defence was organized for girl students by the Women Development Cell on 15 February 16, 2022 in the Institute’s Seminar Hall from 10.45 a.m. to 12.30 p.m. Prof.Anusha Patil welcomed the gathering and introduced the trainer Mr. Rajendran Nair.Mr.Nair taught hand combat, kick boxing techniques for the girl students .The participants expressed their gratitude and requested for more of such training which will help them to face life situations with more grit. Prof.Neetu Singhwal proposed the vote of thanks.

Prof.Anusha Patil - WDC Convener

Prof.Neetu Singhwal - Member

Dr.Kinjal Shah - Member


Date : 7th FEBRUARY 2019


The Women Development Cell organized a self-defense workshop for the girls. The workshop was conducted by Mr Rajendran Nair, Head- Admin and Corporate Relations (TPTCL). He has trained over 7,000 security officers attached to Mumbai Police, Pune Police, Govt. Railway Police, Maharashtra Police, Border Security Force, CISF Airport Security, Commando Units and Vital Installation Security including Mantralaya and Vidhan Bhavan security in Mumbai. Also trained security personnel in various installation of Tata Power.

He has a rich experience of training in colleges and teaching staff in Noida and trained over 2000 women employees covering over 25 Hotels of Taj Group across India.

His practical training to the students giving them the confidence of self defence and strength was exceptional. Students were elated with the workshop and were ready to take on any challenge in front of them. We look forward for many more workshops from him.


JUDGES:   Mrs. Asha Agrawal, Student counselor, LLIM, Dr. Bina Gupta, Prof Anusha Patil

Date: JANUARY 2019

The WDC organized a poster and essay competition for students towards awareness of women empowerment. The topics for the competition were
Power Empowerment
Changing role of girl child
Me too campaign
Importance of work life balance

The students enthusiastically took part in the ongoing competitions and presented innovative posters and ideas showcasing the above mentioned topics. The inhouse competition was well appreciated by students and management.


Invitees: Mrs. Asha Agrawal, Student Counselor, LLIM

Mrs. Kanchan Pamnani, Solicitor, Bombay High Court

Mrs. Megha Vora, CEO , Akshay Kumar’s Self defence Academy for Women

Date : 8th MARCH 2018

On the occasion of International Women’s Day, The Women Development Cell organized a felicitation program of Women achievers followed by a short self  defense  workshop.

Ms. Kanchan Pamnani is a Solicitor mainly practicing in the Bombay High Court and has appeared in the Supreme Court of India and other Courts. Although she is visually disabled, She made it her strength, standing as a motivation for thousands of women At various seminars and conferences nationally and internationally, Kanchan has presented papers on corporate law, human rights, women’s rights and disability. She is the recipient in 2009 of the National Award as Role Model from the President of India,. Currently she is on the Board of CREA an international feminist human rights organisation.  She is a voracious reader, enjoys swimming, photography and traveling.

Dr. Asha Agarwal was also felicitated on the occasion of women’s day for triumphing over all her setbacks and completing her PhD from the University of Mumbai in the area of Management Studies.

Mrs. Megha vora, enthralled the students with her journey of becoming an entrepreneur championing the cause of safety and self defence of women. She with the help of Mr. Akshay Kumar has set up the Academy which trains women to be strong and self dependent.

It was a lovely gathering and it was amazing listening to the speakers and their journey to fame. Their contribution towards the society inspite their personal challenges really proved the strength of women in the modern age.