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Task Force (Gender Sensitization)

UGC Bureaus

Task Force (Gender Sensitization)

Brief Information

  • The UGC Programme for promotion of women’s Studies envisages financial assistance to universities and colleges for setting up centres and cells for Women’s Studies. The Centres/Cells are required to undertake research, develop curricula and organize training and extension work in the areas of gender equity, economic self-reliance of women, girls’ education, population issues, issues of human rights, social exploitation, etc. These activities are expected to contribute not only to social awareness and change but also to academic development. At present 159 Women’s Studies Centres (WSC) have been established in various Universities and Colleges.

Bureau Head

Name of Bureau Head: Dr. G.S. Chauhan

Designation: Joint Secretary

Email: chauhanugc@gmail.com, chauhan.ugc@nic.in

Phone Number:011-23070344


Ms. Smita Bidani

Deputy Secretary

Email: smitabidani.ugc@nic.in
Phone Number: 011-23604422
Room No: 422
Ext: 422

Dr. Ravindra Kumar

Education Officer

Email: ravindrakr.ugc@gov.in
Phone Number: 011-23604444
Room No: 426
Ext: 444

Mrs. Rachna Verma

Section Officer

Email: vermarachna.ugc@nic.in, wscugc2019@gmail.com
Phone Number: 011-23604506
Room No: 506
Ext: 506