Committees & Cells

ECO Club
Health Club
Disaster Management Club
SC/ST Cell
Think Tank Cell
Minority Cell
Internal Compliance Cell
Anti-sexual harassment cell
Grievance Cell
Human Rights Cell
Internal Compliant Committee

NSS Unit: Organizes Outreach programmes like Village camps, Social Awareness Programmes, Traffic Control, Blood Donation camps and so on.

AICUF (All India Catholic University Federation):

The ALL INDIA CATHOLIC UNIVERSITY FEDERATION is a movement of university students (AICUF). It is a national level students’ movement. National headquarters in Chennai and is affiliated to the International Movement of Catholic Students (IMCS), Pax Romana. The AICUF works through university students, for their own growth and the welfare of the society in which they live. AICUF members, confirm their solidarity with everyone engaged in the struggle for peace, democratic and human rights and for a world by growing economic interdependence and equality. it tramps with the Theme “Students……To Act and to be”.


To stand for the Service and liberation of human being and society in large, irrespective of sex, caste, faith or language.


By instilling human values in the young minds we motivate AICUF’ers to work for societal change and progress. Our action plan focuses on the downtrodden and the marginalized and are at the centre of AICUF’s action plan.

Activities of the Oraganisation:

General Activities:

  • Attending and contesting State Council Meet organized by Karnataka AICUF Unit.

The main objective of this meeting is to select the Convenor, Co- Convenor and the state team for the each year and to briefly discuss the agenda for the year.

  • Prison ministry was organized by AICUF unit, to “Central Jail” Parappana Agrahara.
  • Rallies
  • Praise and Worship

The AICUF unit gives a platform to students to connect spiritually to the lord and worship him. Students get together and praise the almighty by  reciting hymns of praise and offering short prayers to the Lord.

  • Way of Cross

During Lenten days, On Every Fridays the Ways of the cross is organized at the convent chapel. The way of cross helps students to recollect The Passion of Christ.

  • Retreat

The Annual Retreat is an initiative taken by the AICUF unit of our college every year in order to enhance spirituality in our students.


MAGIS is the National youth festival organized by the all India catholic federation every year. Students from all over India Participate in the event. AICUF students of our college also actively take part in MAGIS. MAGIS gives the students a platform to express themselves and connect with new people. The MAGIS is Program strives to provide academic, social and cultural support for students.

  • Visits to hospitals, old age home, leprosy home
  • Intercollegiate Gospel Fest

Eco Club :

Creates awareness on Environmental issues, conducts relevant Street plays, various competitions on appropriate themes and takes up rally's, Cleanliness drive etc.


To integrate humanities and science to impart basic knowledge, that helps enhancing environmental policy and decision-making processes, in order to achieve ecologically sustainable societies


  • Creating awareness about environment and their problems
  • Imparting basic knowledge on environmental protection
  • Developing an attitude towards cleanliness and their effect on environment
  • Acquiring skills on different techniques to solve existing environmental issues Striving to attain harmony with nature. 

Aims and Objectives

Eco Club plays a significant role in inculcating young mind towards, respect for environment and all life forms on earth. The primary objective of the department is, to follow a multi-disciplinary approach instead of sticking to a single subject to teach students about the environment, environmental issues and their resolution

One of our major concerns of Eco Club is to instill an attitude towards taking good care of our environment that nurtures all of us.

Program and Activities

ECO club organizes various Environmental programs.

On-field programs actively coordinated and participated

  • Litter-Free Lalbagh Program
  • Rally for rivers
  • Walkathon: Clean Bangalore, organized by Good Quest Foundation in partnership with Government of Karnataka.

Programs conducted in our campus

  • Environmental day celebration
  • Talks and Debates on environment, their issues and resolutions.
  • Quiz
  • Medicinal Plant Exhibition
  • Paper presentation
  • Miss Earth Competition (With ecofriendly products)
  • Collage
  • Wealth out of waste.
  • Poster presentation
  • Green Week

Health Club:

Doctors visit our College to give health awareness and to do health check-up. First aid is given to the students for minor problems.

Disaster Management Club:
A disaster is an unexpected, catastrophic event that seriously disturbs the normal functioning of a community or society and causes human, material, and economic or environmental losses that exceed the community's or society's ability to cope using its own resources. It can be
· Geophysical (e.g. Earthquakes, Landslides, Tsunamis and Volcanic Activity)
· Hydrological (e.g. Avalanches and Floods)
· Climatological (e.g. Extreme Temperatures, Drought and Wildfires)
· Meteorological (e.g. Cyclones and Storms/Wave Surges)
· Biological (e.g. Disease Epidemics and Insect/Animal Plagues)

Realising the seriousness and the consequences of the disaster, the College formed a club
· To promote the “culture of safety & preparedness”
· To promote the awareness on disaster management.
· To provide training, including health and safety and disaster relief
· To provide volunteer and leadership opportunities for students
· To organise and manage resources and responsibilities for dealing with all humanitarian aspects of emergencies in order to lessen the impact of disasters and help in relief work by collecting cloths, donation, food and other necessity items.

Dr. Ambedkar Cell (SC & ST cell)

The Cell works towards promoting equality among the students. It conducts seminars on Dr.Ambedkar and helps the students to get financial benefits from the Government.


To be an institution of excellence in St.Annes  Degree college for women   that continually responds to the changing social realities through the development and application of knowledge, towards creating a people-centred and ecologically sustainable society that promotes and protects the dignity, equality, social justice and human rights for all, with special emphasis on marginalised and vulnerable groups.         


In pursuance of its vision, the St. Anne's Degree college for women,  Halasu, Bangalore  organizes seminars workshops programmes to facilitate the development of competent and committed professionals for practice, in students  develops and disseminates knowledge; and reaches out to the larger community through extension, at the local, regional, and state level.


About Think Tank Cell

Ambassadors of Annites “Knowledge can only be volunteered it cannot be conscripted”-Dave Snowden Think Tank Cell the brain child of Rev. Sr. Margaret Julie, Secretary Administrator of St. Anne’s Degree College for women was instituted with the aim to create a platform for sharing ideas and techniques

and pooling of knowledge resources for the enrichment of the institution. The main objective was to nurture the students and support them with perceived current learning needs. To carry forward 100 students were selected from different streams in consultation with the department heads. “Student

Enrichment Program” was designed in consultation with Rev. Sr. Margaret Julie and Principal Ms. Nisha Joseph for these selected students. In line with the designed program schedule, Profile Presentation of students was undertaken by Principal Ms. Nisha Joseph. On 22nd February 2020 “NIL BATTEY SANATTA” movie was screened to facilitate the Film Critique session. Ms. Medline Rozario gave a brief session on film critique writing skills and few sample critique questions were provided to the students for further discussion and review. On 27th February 2020 Motivation Session was organized and conducted by Ms.

Medline Rozario. She discussed the importance of goal setting, positive thinking and attitude which brings optimism into life and how such constructive changes could make one brighter and more successful. Motivational videos were shown and interactive activities for students were undertaken. Handouts were given to students to understand their motivational perspective which would lead them to success.

The National Commission for minorities act was introduced in the year 1992 by notification of the Central Government in the official Gazette. The Central Government notified a list of six religious communities and considered them in Numerical criterion as minority communities.

The Minority Cell of St. Anne’s Degree College for Women initiates with the purpose to empower the minority students in the college. The cell enhances support to the students who belong to such communities and bring them to the mainstream. The minority cell has been very desirous to furnish services in educational and cultural needs of the minority community along with other caste, creed and nationality.


Empowering the minority students & staff to create an enriching environment and to support them to meet the new challenges in society.


To facilitate equal education and to ensure their upliftment and to safeguard the interest, integrity of the students, so that every student has equal opportunity to participate actively in holistic development, also to bring them to the mainstream of the society.


  • The cell aims to enhance equal opportunities for minority women’s education.
  • The cell also aims to facilitate financial support to students from minority communities from governmental agencies and other sources
  • To resolve the issues and problems related to the minority students and employees of the College.
  • To ensure provisions for an environment where all minority students feel safe and secure.
  • To aware the minority students regarding various scholarships program of State Government and UGC.
  • To encourage enrolling for career orientation programs this would empower and equip them with the necessary skills to choose a career option
  • The Cell is committed to provide assistance for minority students through counseling, personality development classes, remedial coaching, preparatory classes for professional and employment purposes, etc.
  • To ensure protection and reservation as provided in the constitution of India.

Internal Compliance Cell

According to THE SEXUAL HARASSMENT OF WOMEN AT THE WORKPLACE (PREVENTION, PROHIBITION AND REDRESSAL) ACT 2013, sexual harassment includes any one or more of the following unwelcome acts or behavior (whether directly or by implication) namely:

  • Physical contact and advances
  • A demand or request for sexual favors
  • Making sexually colored remarks
  • Showing pornography
  • Any other unwelcome physical, verbal or non-verbal conduct of sexual nature.


To create a secure environment free from discrimination and harassment and thereby aligning to the college’s vision and mission.


To bring about the awareness of the existing policies amongst the employees and students


  • To uphold human dignity by sensitizing employees and students about the sexual harassment issues.
  • To adhere to policies against sexual harassment of women at the Institute and redressal of sexual harassment cases and other acts of gender based violence at the Institute.

Plan of Action:

To conduct workshops and seminars by experts from the field of law, women and gender based studies.

To collect feedback from students and collaborate with the counselor to address their concerns if any.

Anti-sexual Harassment Cell

As per the guidelines of UGC and the Supreme Court an Anti-Sexual Harassment Cell has been established by St. Anne’s Degree College for Women to provide a healthy atmosphere to the students of the college.


Encourage, Enhance and Empower young girls to scale greater heights.


To create social & psychological awareness among women in regards to gender discrimination.

 Objectives: -

  • To prevent all forms of sexual harassment.
  • To create awareness among young women about sexual harassment laws.
  • To organize seminars& workshops related to Gender Sensitization
  • To create awareness among Students, Faculty &Non-Teaching staffabout ‘The Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal) Act, 2013.
  • To organize various training programson self-employment schemes to encourage self-reliance among women.

Grievance Cell

“When students see their actions and voices are not only valued but also empowered, they begin to turn from motivation-free to motivated”

-Jason Flom in Education Week Teacher

The Grievance Cell enables a student to express feelings by initiating and pursuing the grievance procedure in accordance with the rules and regulations of the College. ‘Student’s Grievance Cell’ enquires and analyses the nature and pattern of the grievances in a strictly confidential manner. Emphasis on procedural fairness has been given with a view to “the right to be heard and right to be treated without bias”.


  • To express the policy to investigate and review complaints or grievances of students and Faculty
  • To create awareness of availability of members for students and faculty to report grievances
  • To explore the cause of grievances
  • To sort out the reported grievance with effective solution


  • To take corrective & effective measures to address students and parents Grievances.
  • To enhance learning and development of students with specific focus on students problems
  • To form and provide a mechanism to supervise activities of Students grievances
  • To provide right direction and counsel whenever required and guide them from improvement.


  • To maintain a fair, unbiased and consistent system for redressal of various issues faced by the students.
  • To ensure strict confidentiality so that students approach the Grievance Redressal Cell without the fear of any vindictive activity.
  • To maintain a conducive atmosphere and relationship between the students and faculty without giving any chance to widen the gap between them that may arise because of certain simple misunderstandings.
  • To ascertain that immediate suitable actions are taken by addressing the faculty or by requesting the management depending upon the nature of grievance.


Human Rights Cell


 To educate and empower students on Human Rights and enable them to exercise their rights and also respect and uphold the rights of others


 By supporting each other in and out of the college campus through the awareness of Human Rights and protection of Human Rights by monitoring and accessing the observance of human rights through education and training the students on human rights issues.


  • To facilitate and empower the people to enjoy human rights in each and every walk of life.


  • To effectively work for reducing gender inequalities, exploitations and injustices
  • To train the young women for facing the challinges of the pluralistic society and the rising conflicts and tensions in the name of particularistic loyalities to caste, religion,region and culture.
  • To create sensitivity and enhance the knowledge of human rights among the people in and around the college by organising various awareness programmes.
  • To respond against the violation of human right issues reported in the college by raising the voice in a proper platform and thereby facilitate to ensure the protection of human rights.


  • The Cell focuses not only to the matters of human rights but also about the rights of children, women, elderly and differently abled.







Internal Compliant Committee

The Internal Compliant Committee has been constituted at St.Anne’s as per the Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace (Prevention, Harassment and Redressal) Act 2013. This Committee functions as a guardian for women in our premises. It takes responsibility in redressing the complaints raised by the employees and ensures speedy action and safety.


To create a secure environment free from discrimination and harassment and thereby aligning to the college’s vision and mission.


To bring about the awareness of the existing policies amongst the employees and students


  • To uphold human dignity by sensitizing employees and students about the sexual harassment issues.
  • To adhere to policies against sexual harassment of women at the Institute and redressal of sexual harassment cases and other acts of gender based violence at the Institute.

Plan of Action:

To conduct workshops and seminars by experts from the field of law, women and gender based studies.

To collect feedback from students and collaborate with the counselor to address their concerns if any.

Composition of ICC

Prof. Nisha Joseph – Chairperson

Ms. Shobha T - Coordinator

Ms. Navya – Asst. Coordinator

Ms. Alen krithika - Member