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

Dr. Maheysh Sharrma, Dr. Shireen Iqbal (Coordinators)

Dr. A. Bhagade, Ms. Joicy John, Mr.Nazim Sheikh, Ms. Esmeralda D’Souza, Ms.Winisha Brodie

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)

Mr. Amar Pimpalkar, Dr. S. Janardhan, Ms. Surabhi Walde,

Mr. Rojo John, Mr.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. Sarika Gurao, Mr. Rojo John (Coordinators)

Mr. Tinu Joseph, Mr. Amar Pimpalkar, Mrs. A. Pundlik,

Mr. Rajesh 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. P.K. Sakharkar, Dr. Manu Jose, Ms. Joicy John, Mr. M. Edger, Mr. Madhu Gour, Mr. Sachin Guralwar, Mr. Mervin 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. Sarika Gurao, Mrs. Sonica Hilson, Ms. Kavita G, Mr. Dilip Sadhankar, Dr. 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. Bhattacharyya, Dr. Susan John (Coordinators)

Ms. Sandipa Sarkar, Dr. A. Paradkar, Dr. Nikhat Naqvi, 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. P. Bhattacharyya (Coordinators)

Fr.Praveen D’Souza Dr. Sarika Gurao, Dr. Shireen Iqbal, Dr. Manu Jose, Ms. Surbhi Walde, Ms. Pinky Gidwani, Ms. Itika Lakkewar, Mr. Madhu Gour, Ms. Sonica Hilson, Ms. Esmerada D’Souza, Mr. Sachin Guralwar, Ms. Joicy John , 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.

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

Dr.N.Naqvi, Dr. P. Bhattacharyya, Mr. Sachin Guralwar

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

Dr. Pramod Sakharkar, Mr. Dilip Sadhankar (Coordinators)

Fr. Praveen D’Souza, Mr. Amar Pimpalkar, Mr. Rojo John, Ms.Winisha Brodie, Mrs. Joicy John, Mr.Tinu Joseph, Ms.Pinky Gidwani, Dr. Sarika Gurao, Mr. Mervin Lazarus,

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. Sakharkar, Mr. Tinu Joseph (Coordinators)

Dr. P. Bhattacharya, Mr. M. Karmakar, Dr. Sarika Gurao, Mr. Sachin Guralwar, Ms. Kavita G.

Mrs. Sonica Hilson, Dr. Manu Jose, Ms. Joicy John, Ms. Winisha Brodie, 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.Vaishali Sonkusare, Dr.Sarika Gurao,Mr. M. 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

 Dr. Halim Ahamad, Mr. Rojo John (Coordinators)

 Ms. Janet Bernard John Mr. T. Joseph, Dr. Mrs.Susan John, Dr. S. Janardhan, Dr. A. Ghatbandhe, Mrs. A. Husain, Mr. M. Gour, Mrs. Jeena Sebi, Mr. R. 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. N. Sheikh, Mr. James Anthony, Mr. R. 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, Dr. D Sadhankar, Mr. A. Pimpalkar, Ms. Joicy John, Ms. Esmeralda D’Souza , Ms. Winisha Brodie, Ms. Kavita Gawahade Ms. Pinky Gidwani, Ms. Sonica Hilson, Mr. S. Guralwar , Mr. Bosco Andrew, Mr. Jitu 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)

Dr. Sebi Joseph, Mrs. S. Hilson, Mr. Raymond Daniel, Ms. Swati Dhore

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. Purabi Bhattacharyya, Dr. N. Naqvi (Coordinator)

Dr. Ashwini Paradkar, Dr. Susan John, Mrs. Vaishali Elias, Mrs. Jessy Benny, Sr. Philomena

Aims & Objectives:

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


17. CASTE BASED DISCRIMINATION COMMITTEE (SC/ST/OBC Cell)

Fr. Praveen D’Souza, Dr. S.B. Sarwe (Coordinators)

Dr. A. Paradkar, Dr. Halim Ahamad, Mrs. Soma Banarjee, Dr. A. Bhagade, Ms. Esmeralda D’souza, Mrs. Jessy Benny

Aims & Objectives:

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


18. KREEDA (SPORTS CLUB)

Fr. Praveen D’Souza , Mr. Edgar MacEnzie (Coordinators)

Dr. Susan John, Dr. P. Sakharkar,  Dr. Sarika Gurao, 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, Dr. Maheysh Sharrma (Coordinators)

 Fr. P. D’Souza, Dr.P. Sakharkar, Mr.Rojo John, Dr.M. Sharrma, Mr.M. Lazarus, Mr.D. 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 (POCSO)

Mrs. Soma Banerjee, Dr. Sarika Gurao (Coordinators)

Dr. Sujatha Janardhan, Dr. Halim Ahamad, Dr. Doris Simon, Mr. Mahesh Waghmare


21. MINORITY CELL

Dr. Susan John, Dr. Shreen Iqbal (Coordinators)

Mr. Tinu Joseph, Mr. Rojo John, Dr. Manu Jose, Mrs. Jeena Sebi, Mrs. Alifia Hussain, Ms. Winisha Brodie