Modern Law College Progressive Education Society's
Modern Law College
Ganeshkhind, Savitribai Phule Pune University Circle, Pune 411016.
Recognised by the Government of Maharashtra, Permanently Affiliated to the Savitribai Phule Pune Unversity & Approved by the Bar Council of India, New Delhi
I.D. No. PU/PN/LAW/189/2003; Recognized U/S. 2(f) &12(B) of UGC Act 1956
Accredited by NAAC with B++ grade

Two Days State Level Seminar on 'Women Empowerment' - "Nakoshi to Aishwarya" 24th and 25th February 2012

 The Two Days State Level Seminar on ‘Women Empowerment’- “Nakoshi to Aishwarya “was convened by the PES Modern Law College, Ganeshkhind, Pune in association with University of Pune on 24th and 25th February 2012. The Aim of the seminar was to look into these issues by gathering women educators and researchers from diverse socio-cultural backgrounds to collectively examine the different education practices and their theoretical implications for empowering women.

·         Following issues were discussed by the experts in two days of seminar:

·         1. Effectiveness in implementation of Domestic Violence Act, 2005.

·         2. Problems in implementation and solutions of Pre Conception & Pre Natal Diagnostic 

·               Techniques Act, 1998.

·         3. Role of Education in Empowerment of Women.

·         4. Safety and Dignity of Women in Society.


·         Experts’ View in Seminar

·         Senior Social activist Vidya Bal inaugurated the Seminar, and expressed her strong views on eradication of gender biasness. She said that women and men both shall take efforts, and then we will attain equality in true sense.

·         Dr. Sanjay Jain, Professor in ILS Law College spoke on ‘Safety and Dignity of women in Society’.

·         Actress and social activist Sushma Deshpande performed one act play based on the life of Savitribai Phule named, “whay mi savitri bolatey…”. It gave a massage that, woman if educated, can change the whole Society.

·         On the second day, Dr. Vidyut Bhagwat Ex. Director, Kranti Jyoti savitri Phule Stri Abhyas Kendra’ spoke on ‘feminist thought’.

·         Dr. Durgambini Patel, Associate Professor, Department of Law, University of Pune enlightened all the participants on implementation of Pre-Conception and Pre-Natal Diagnostic Techniques (Prohibition of Sex Selection) Act, 1994.

·         Students, teachers and advocates from all over Maharashtra were participated in the Seminar.

·         Intercollegiate Street play competition was also organized by the college where in Apasaheb Jedhe College, Modern College Shivaji Nagar, Sharadchandra Pawar College, B.M.C.C. and Shree Shivaji Maratha Soc. Law College had participated. In competition BMCC was given first prize of Rs. 3000/-,   Shree Shivaji Maratha Soc. Law College won second prize of Rs. 2000/- and Modern College, Shivaji Nagar of Rs. 1000/-



Dignitaries on dias

Adv. Chintamani Ghate, Co ordinater , Modern Law College Dr. Vidyut Bhagwat Ex. Director, Kranti Jyoti savitri Phule Stri Abhyas Kendra’, Dr. Meera Sapatnekar, Principal,  Modern Law College



Dr. Meera Sapatnekar, Principal, Modern Law College, introducing Chief Guest Vidya Bal.



Chief Guest Vidya Bal, addressing the audience.


Prof. Dr. Sanjay Jain, ILS Law College addressing the student audience.