Women Empowerment Cell of our college is established to empower the girl students and women staff to get educated and understand issues related to women and to make the college campus a safe place for them.

In addition to discussing their issues and concerns, the cell creates awareness of rights and responsibilities including helping them in finding ways to tackle these issues. The cell regularly organizes Guest Lectures, Seminars, Workshops, and various awareness programmes to empower women staff and students.


  • To enhance the self-esteem and self-confidence of women students, faculty, and staff in the college.
  • To promote intellectual and cultural activities for overall personality development of girl students.
  • To develop critical thinking ability of women students such that it enhances decision- making ability.
  • To enable women to make informed choices in areas like education, gender equality, employment, and health especially reproductive health & hygienic.
  • To enhance their participation on an equal footing in all areas.

Complaint and Redressal Procedure

  • Complaints may be made to any member of the committee, or other senior members of the women cell, who will forward to the committee.
  • After knowing grievance, discuss it with the convener of women cell and then an appropriate solution is found out.
  • The committee will hear the case within 7 working days of a complaint and may set up an enquiry to handle the case.
  • The enquiry committee will hear both from the complainant and defendant, as well as any other relevant person.
  • The process shall be conducted to protect the well-being of the parties and confidentiality of the proceedings.
  • If not solved the committee will make recommendations to the Principal and Dean, who will take appropriate action.
  • Appropriate safeguards will be maintained for conflict of interest.

Campus Policy Against Sexual Harassment

  • The campus is committed to provide for all members of its community who fall within its jurisdiction including its, academic, non-academic staff, contractual employees and laborers, and students at the place of work an environment free from any form of Sexual Harassment or exploitation.
  • Academic staff includes Professors, Associate Professor, Assistant Professor and such other persons as may be designated as such for imparting education/instructions or for giving guidance or rendering assistance to students/post-docs for pursuing any course of study, whether full time, temporary, part-time, visiting, honorary, consultancy, or on special duty or deputation.
  • All other academic staff of other institutions visiting the campus or participating in any workshop/ seminar/ training/ conference/consultancies is covered by these rules during the stay on campus.
  • Non - Academic Staff includes any person other than academic staff, such as administrative staff, technical staff, officers, consultants, support staff, contractual workers and daily wagers only to the extent that they are performing campus related activities.
  • Student includes a student of the campus, or others on campus such as visiting students, interns,and those visiting the campus as a part of collaborative or exchange program between institutes,students participating in workshops/conferences/seminars.
  • These Rules and Procedures shall be applicable to all complaints of sexual harassment provided the harassment has taken place at workplace.
Sl.No Name Department Role Contact
1 Dr. Ranapratap Reddy, Principal Administration Chairman -
2 Dr. Swetha P CSE Convener -
3 Dr. Shazia Sulthana ECE Member -
4 Dr. Anita G H MBA Member -
5 Ms. Rakshitha Civil Member -
6 Ms. Kavitha V ISE Member -
7 Ms. Sandhya G V S & H Member -
8 Ms. Bhavani Soma AI & DS Member -
9 Ms. Tejaswini AE Member -


National Girl Child Day

“National Girl Child Day” is celebrated every year on January 24th in India to raise awareness about the rights and privileges of the girl child and to promote their overall well-being. This year, our college actively participated in the celebration, organizing various events and activities to highlight the importance of empowering and supporting girls.

The National Girl Child Day Event was conducted under the Women cell (Sakhi) and Anti Sexual Harassment Committee, Global Academy of Technology to celebrate "National Girl Child Day" in association with Department of Women and Child Development, Govt. of Karnataka, at Global Academy of Technology in Bengaluru, on 29-01-2024.

The Chief Guest of the event was Dr. S Siddaramanna, Deputy Director, Department of Women and Child Development, Govt. of Karnataka and the Guest of Honor was Dr. Padmini Prasad, Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist. The event was also graced by Shri Venkatappa, additional secretary, NEF, Dr. N Ranapratap Reddy, Principal GAT, and Dr. Rajashekar swamy, DEAN Academics, Global Academy of Technology.

The guest of honour educated the crowd on topics such as, Female Foeticide, Female Health Issues, privileges of the girl child and about physical and mental health well-being. Organized cultural event such as Singing and Encouraged students to express themselves through various artistic mediums, showcasing their talents and creativity.

The National Girl Child Day celebration in our college was a resounding success, fostering a sense of awareness, empathy, and commitment towards supporting and empowering girls. Through a combination of educational, cultural, and interactive initiatives, students and faculty alike actively participated in the campaign to create a more inclusive and equitable society. The impact of these events will hopefully resonate beyond the celebration day, contributing to a sustained effort in promoting the rights and well-being of the girl child.

Self-defense program

The self-defense program conducted under the Women Cell SAKHI at Global Academy of Technology in Bengaluru, on 08-09-2023 led by Mrs. Vijayalakshmi Mallikarjun Todkari, Boxing coach and yoga trainer, was a transformative initiative empowering women with essential skills and knowledge to protect themselves. With Mrs. Vijayalakshmi's expert guidance, participants were equipped with practical techniques and strategies to ensure their safety and well-being. The event was graced by Shri Venkatappa, additional secretary, NEF and Dr. N Ranapratap Reddy, Principal GAT.

The program fostered a sense of confidence and self-assuredness among the girl students and women of GAT. Through a combination of theoretical insights and hands-on training, women gained a deeper understanding of personal security and learned how to respond effectively in potentially threatening situations.

The impact of this self-defense program extended far beyond the classroom, instilling a newfound sense of self-reliance and resilience in every participant. It served as a testament to the Women Cell Sakhi's commitment to creating a safer and more secure environment for women in the academic community and beyond. Through Mrs. Vijayalakshmi's invaluable instruction, women emerged from the program better equipped to navigate the world with confidence and assertiveness, ultimately contributing to a more inclusive and empowered society.

  • Felicitating the women achiever in their respective field on Women’s day.
  • The cell creates awareness of rights and regulations of women.
  • The cell regularly organizes Guest Lectures, Seminars, Workshops, and various awareness programmes to empower women staff and students.

Contact Information

#310, 1st floor, CSE staff room, Main Building.

080 28603158 Exnt- 301

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