Dr. Pragati Sobti
( Director )
Centre for Women’s Studies of Maharaja Ganga Singh University was established in Academic Session 2017-2018. It aims to promote activities related to empowerment of Women, feminism, programs aiming at gender equality keeping an objective to support women from all strata of society to understand their inner potentials and to create a more gender-just society.
Centre for Women’s Studies aims to and intends to provide a flourishing interdisciplinary environment for attaining information and allied activities on a wide range of Women’s issues focusing and supporting women, inside and outside campus to understand their inner potentials.
The Centre has adopted a women centered and Interdisciplinary approach by drawing on a range of disciplines like history, cultural studies, local language promotion, sociology on one hand as well as science and technology with those gender, culture and society. The centre aims to be a perfect blend of scholastic and action programmes related to gender sensitization, women’s empowerment and capacity building. Keeping in mind, that gender sensitization creates the necessary base for balanced perspectives on social construction, the centre intends to initiate and implement appropriate environment for uplifting women through awareness programmes, advocacy of women rights and action towards the same.