ST. FRANCIS DE SALES COLLEGE NAGPUR, INDIA
Estd. 1956

NAAC Accredited "A" Grade

ST. FRANCIS DE SALES COLLEGE NAGPUR, India

Our Motto - Truth and Love
A RUSA BENEFICIARY INSTITUTION

Cells And Associations

1. MAITRI

An Association for Alumni, Parents and Teachers

Mrs. V.P. Zanwar, Dr. A. Bhagade (Coordinators)

Dr. P. Zanwar, Mrs. Annie Shaji, Mr. Nazim Sheikh

Aims & Objectives:

1.To foster alumni networking.

2.To facilitate alumni participation in quality enhancement.

3.To facilitate interaction between Parents and Teachers of the students.


2. UDAAN

A Cell for Career Counselling, Placement and Human Resource Development

Mr. Tinu Joseph, Mr. Dilip Sadhankar (Coordinators)

Dr. V. Pradhan, Dr. S. Janardhan, Dr. R. Ingolikar,

Mr. Rojo John, Mrs. John Bosco Andrews

Aims & Objectives:

1.To develop human resources through imparting career counselling and training to the students.

2.To organize placement drives for the trained students.


3. DISHA

A Cell for Counselling and Mentoring, a Centre for Information and Guidance to Students

Dr. A. Hardas, Mr. Rojo John (Coordinators)

Mr. Tinu Joseph, Dr. P. Durugkar, Mrs. A. Pundalik,

Mr. R. Rangari

Aims & Objectives:

1.To orient new student entrants of the College.

2.Mentoring students under care of mentor teachers.

3.To develop human resources through imparting career counselling and training to the students.

4.To organize placement drives along with “UDAAN” for the trained students.


4. ANTARANG

A Spiritual and Ethical Cell and Centre for Dialogue between Religion, Science and Society

Fr. Praveen D’Souza, Dr. Susan John (Coordinators)

Dr. A. Hardas, Dr. P.K. Sakharkar, Dr. R. Ingolikar

Mr. James Minj, Mr. M. Edgar, Mr. Madhu Gour

Mr. Sachin Guralwar, Mr. Mervyn Lazarus, Mr. Dominic Philip

Aims & Objectives:

1.To establish a link between science and religion, and to promote dialogue between them.

2.To impart values and ethics to students.

3.To promote tolerance towards humanity through religious culture and scientific temper.


5. SRUJAN

A Centre for promotion of Arts, Culture and Literature

Mrs. Soma Banerjee, Fr. Praveen D’Souza (Coordinators)

Dr. Joseph Benjamin, Mr. M. Karmakar, Mr. James Minj

Mrs. Sonica Hilson, Mr. Dilip Sadhankar, Mr. Halim Ahamad

Mr. Jeetu Kudawale

Aims & Objectives:

1.To promote Arts and Cultural Activities.

2.To develop creativity and enhance creative abilities of students through skill development programmes


6. SHAKTI

A Cell for Women: Task force for protection of girl students. Internal Complaints Cell against Sexual Harassment and Gender Violation as per Vishakha Guideline

Dr. P. Bhattacharya, Dr. Susan John (Coordinators)

Mrs. Vidya Zanwar, Dr. A. Paradkar, Dr. N. Naqvi,

Dr. Sarika Gurao, Mrs. S.R. Kukreja, Mrs. Vaishali Elias

Aims & Objectives:

1.To conduct programs and activities for increasing awareness of women towards relevant issues.

2.To impart training for strengthening the girl students.

3.To address issues related to gender inequality and sexual harassment by taking appropriate action.


7. SHIKHAR

A Committee for academic and administrative monitoring; awards and welfare.

Dr. S. Janardhan, Dr. S. Sarwe (Coordinators)

Dr. R. Ingolikar, Dr. V.P. Pradhan, Dr. P.K.Sakharkar

Mr. M. Karmakar, Mr. Dipil Sadhankar, Fr. Praveen D’Souza

Mrs. Annie Shaji, Mr. Madhu Gour, Mr. James Anthony

Aims & Objectives:

1.Conduct of Academic and Administrative Audit.

2.To recognize the performance of students through awards.



8. DAKSH (ANTI RAGGING AND GREIVANCE REDRESSAL CELL)

A Cell for redressal of grievances, prevention of ragging and prevention of discrimination.

Mr. Halim Ahamad, Dr.S.B. Sarwe (Coordinators)

Dr. P.H. Zanwar, Dr. P. Bhattacharya, Mrs. Annie Shaji,

Mr. Alfred Anthony

Aims & Objectives:

1.To redress grievances of staff, students and other stakeholders.

2.To ensure that ragging is prevented by all means in accordance with The Maharashtra Prohibition of Ragging Act 1999.



9. SEVA

The NSS unit for service of society and Cell for Social Work

Mr. James Minj, Fr. Praveen D’Souza (Coordinators)

Dr. S. Janardhan, Mr. Rojo John,  Dr. Maheysh Sharrma

Mr. Tinu Joseph, Dr. P.K. Sakharkar, Dr. Sarika Gurao,

Mr. Mervyn Lazarus, Mrs. Tresa Joseph, Mr. Prashant Raut

Aims & Objectives:

1.To follow and satisfy all objectives of NSS as per its mandate.

2.To conduct activities for benefit of the society and community


10. NCC

National Cadet Corps

Dr. V. Hirulkar (Coordinator)

Aims & Objectives:

To follow and satisfy all objectives of NCC as per its mandate.


11. PRAKRITI

A Cell for the Environment Awareness, Protection and Conservation.

Dr. P.K. Sakharkar, Mr. Tinu Joseph (Coordinators)

Dr. P. Bhattacharya, Mr. M. Karmakar, Dr. Sarika Gurao,

Mr. Dilip Sadhankar, Mr. Sachin Guralwar, Mrs. Sonica Hilson

Mr. R. Chavan

Aims & Objectives:

To increase student awareness and sensitize them towards conservation and betterment of the environment.


12. JIGYASA

A Centre for Research and Scientific Culture

Dr. Maheysh Sharrma, Dr. Susan John (Coordinators)

Dr. S.B. Sarwe, Dr. A. Paradkar, Dr. P. Bhattacharya,

Dr. V. Pradhan, Dr. Sarika Gurao, Mr. Madhu Gour,

Mr. Ronald Thomas

Aims & Objectives:

1.To encourage research culture among staff and students.

2.To promote scientific culture, engender scientific temperament and critical thinking among students of various age groups.


13. ANUSHASAN

A Committee for college discipline

Mr. James Minj, Mr. M. Karmakar (Coordinators)

Mr. Rojo John, Mr. H. Ahamad, Dr. R. Ingolikar

Mr. Tinu Joseph, Dr. Susan John, Dr. S. Janardhan,

Mrs. Annie Shaji, Dr. A. Ghatbandhe, Mrs. A. Hussain

Mr. M. Gour, Mrs Jeena Sebi, Mr. Ronald David, Mr. S. Guralwar

Mrs. Tresa Joseph, Mr. P. Raut, Mr. S. Sakhre,

Mr. Rajan K, Mr. Mukesh More, Mr. R. Dhoble,

Mr. B. Kalbande, Mr. V. More, Mr. Nazim Sheikh,

Mr. James Anthony, Mr. Ronald Thomas

Aims & Objectives:

1.To maintain discipline among students.

2.To maintain discipline on and near campus.

3.To ensure smooth conduct of all college programs


14. VIDYARTHI

The Students’ Council

Mrs. S. Banerjee, Mr. Biju A. (Coordinators)

Fr. Praveen D’Souza, Mr. M. Karmakar, Mrs Annie Shaji,

Mr. Sachin Guralwar, Mr. John Bosco Andrews, Mr. J. Kudawale

Aims & Objectives:

1.To form a student’s representative council (SRC) by nominations / elections.

2.To provide an interactive platform for the students.

3.To showcase the talents within the students.


15. ABHYAS

A Committee for college library, magazine and Akshar Forum

Dr. A. Paradkar, Mrs. S. Banerjee (Coordinators)

Mr. Sebi Joseph, Mrs. Sonica Hilson, Mr. Raymond Daniel

Aims & Objectives:

1.To facilitate higher learning through providing a strong library facility.

2.To publish a College Magazine.

3.To inculcate reading habit through exposure programs and discussions on books.


16. INTERNAL COMPLAINT CELL (ICC) AGAINST SEXUAL HARASSMENT AND GENDER VIOLATION

Dr. P. Bhattacharya (Coordinator)

Dr. A. Paradkar, Mrs. S. Banerjee, Mrs. Vaishali Ilias,

Mrs. Jessy Benny, Sr. Philomen (External Member)

Aims & Objectives:

To address issues related to gender inequality and sexual harassment by taking appropriate action.


17. CASTE BASED DISCRIMINATION COMMITTEE

Fr. Praveen D’Souza, Mr. James Minj (Coordinators)

Dr. A. Paradkar, Mr. H. Ahamad, Mrs. S. Banerjee,

Dr. A. Bhagade, Mrs. Annie Shaji, Mrs. Jessy Benny

Aims & Objectives:

To ensure equality of all and prevent discrimination on the basis of caste or creed.


18. KREEDA(SPORTS CLUB)

Mr. James Minj, Fr. Praveen D’Souza (Coordinators)

Dr. Susan John, Dr. P.K. Sakharkar,

Mr. Edgar McEnzie, Mr. Ronald David, Mr. Savio Murze

Aims & Objectives:

1.To encourage sports and fitness culture among staff and students.

2.To provide fitness facilities to stakeholders and local citizens.

3.To provide coaching/training in various sports such as Cricket, Hockey, Football, Basketball, Volleyball, Table Tennis, Badminton, Chess, Carrom, etc.


19. DISASTER MANAGEMENT CELL

Aim: To ensure safety of the students and the staff during any emergency disaster situation.

Dr. Susan John, Mr. James Minj (Coordinators)

Fr. Praveen D’Souza, Dr. P.K. Sakharkar, Mr. Rojo John,

Dr. M. Sharrma, Mr. M. Lazarus, Mr. Dilip sadhankar,

Mrs. Jeena Sebi, Mr. M. Gour, Mrs. A. Hussain,

Dr. A. Ghatbandhe, Mr. Ronald David, Mr. S. Guralwar,

Mr. M. Edgar

Goals:

1.To strength local disaster risk management structures.

2.Conduct awareness generation programs on various topics such as Fire Safety, First Aid etc.

3.To conduct mock drills on various disaster scenario.


20. PROTECTION OF CHILDREN FROM SEXUAL OFFENCES (POSCO)

Mrs. Soma Banerjee (Coordinator), Dr. S. Janardhan,

Mr.H. Ahamad, Mrs. Doris Simon, Dr. Maheysh Sharrma,

Ms. Sayali Raut (Student member)