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Tripura University

Brief Profile of the Department

The Women's Studies Centre, Tripura University is a UGC sponsored Centre under Tripura University, established in 2011 dedicated exclusively to research and advocacy on women's issues. The Women's Study Cell functioning under the auspices of Tripura University since 2006, engaged in carrying out these activities is now empowered to act as full-fledged research centre.

Objectives :

  • To generate awareness about the role of women in society and civilization as a whole
  • To assess women's contribution to the social processes
  • To find out women's own perception of their lives, the broader social reality and their struggles and aspirations
  • To assess roots and structures of inequality in the society and their struggles and aspirations
    To facilitate research in areas relating to women and gender studies with special emphasis on issues related to women in Tripura

Functions :

  • Research
  • Advocacy
  • Documentation
  • Training

Dr. Paramita Saha


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E-mail: director_wsc[at],

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Members of the Advisory Committee, Women's Studies Centre:

  1. Chairman ,Vice-Chancellor, Tripura University
  2. Prof. Ishita Mukhopadhya ,Member Director, Women’s studies centre, Calcutta University
  3. Prof. Archana Sharma ,Member ,Ex-Director, Women’s Studies Centre, Gauhati University
  4. Mrs. Shyamalima Banerjee, IAS Rtd., Member ,State Information Commissioner, Govt. of Tripura
  5. Mrs. Panchali Bhattacharya, Member , Rtd. Secretary, State Social Welfare Board
  6. Dr. Paramita Saha , Member Director, Women’s Studies Centre, Tripura University

Members of the Standing Committee:

  1. Chairperson, Director, Women’s Studies Centre, Tripura University
  2. Dr. Paramita Saha Member Associate Professor, Department of Economics
  3. Dr. Anjana Bhattacharya, Member Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology
  4. Smt. Parmasree Dasgupta, Member Assistant Professor, Department of Bengali
  5. Mr. Rajiv Dubey , Member Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology

Director of the Centre:

Dr. Paramita Saha
Contact: director_wsc[at]

Course Curriculum of Post Graduate Diploma in Women's Studies:

Seminar/Conference/Workshop/Refresher/Orientations/Lectures etc. Organized

  • National Seminar will be organised on ‘Violence against Women’, 6th-7th April, 2017
  • Observance of International Women's Day, 8th March, 2017
  • Lecture on Gender Issues in the Works of Tagore, 8th August,2016
  • Two-Day Legal Awareness Programme, 29th - 30th March, 2016
  • Orientation Programme on ‘Women’s Studies as an Emerging Discipline’, 3 - 5 September, 2015
  • Interaction programme on 'Police-Public Relation', 8th April, 2015
  • Workshop on Self Defence & Yoga for Health, 10-12 February, 2015
  • Interactive programme on ‘Violence against Women’ , 25th April, 2014
Sl. No.Seminar/ WorkshopDuration & organised by
1 Computer Literacy Program for rural girl students; Coordinator of the Programme- Prof. Barin Dey 11-11-2006 to 30-11-2006 & 1st March to 20th March,2007
2 State Level Seminar on 'Magnitude of the Problems of Elderly Persons in Tripura' in collaboration with the Dept' of Political Science , Tripura University 15th December, Tripura University
3 Awareness Generation Programme on 'Protection of Women from Domestic Violence Act, 2005 1st Feb'2008, Library Building, T.U.
4 Training Programme on Diversified use of jute material ; Co-ordinator- Smt Supriya Sengupta 5th March ,2008 to 14th March,2008
5 Awareness Generation Programme on Constitutional Rights and Right to Information 14th Nov,2008
6 Interactive Session on 'Women Empowerment and Scope of Centre for Women's Studies' - Main Speaker: Prof. Jasodhara Bagchi, Former Director,School of Women's Studies, Jadavpur Universities 14th Nov,2008 16th February,2009
7 Workshop on 'Ensuring Gender Justice' in collaboration with Tripura Commission for Women 12th September,2009
8 A talk on ' Recent Initiative for Gender Empowerment ' Main Speaker: Prof. Jasodhara Bagchi, Former Director, School of Women's Studies, Jadavpur Universities 6th August ,2010,Gandhighat, City Centre
9 Workshop on "Empowerment of Women as a transformative strategy for poverty eradication" in association with Tripura Commission for Women. 18th November 2011, Conference Hall, Library Building , Tripura University
10 Prof. Manjari Choudhuri Memorial Lecture on ‘Tagore and Women’ Speaker: Prof. Malini Bhattacharya, Department of English, Jadavpur University and former Director, School of Women's Studies, Jadavpur University. 1st March, 2012 Organised by: Women’s Studies Centre
11 National Seminar on Women Rights as Human Rights 5th-6th March, 2012 Organised by Department of Political Science in association with Women’s Studies Centre
12 A talk on 'Women and Health' by Dr. Ela Lodh 2nd August 2013
13 Workshop on Sexual harassment of Women at workplace 27th November, 2014
14 Seminar on ‘Contribution of Sri Subramania Bharati to the Empowerment of Women ’ 11th December, 2014

Paper published:

Sl. No.Monograph/ArticlesAuthor
1 Intimate Partner Violence Against Women During Pregnancy-A Hospital Based Study Among Women Admitted in the Maternity Ward of Agartala Government Medical College Durba Deb Page Nos. 82, Year of publication 2012, Published by Women’s Studies Centre, Tripura University
2 Nature and Extent of Disability among Women and their awareness level regarding the Rehabilitation Measures: A study in Tripura (West) Subhasish Saha Page Nos. 56, Year of publication 2012, Published by Women’s Studies Centre, Tripura University
3 Paper presented in the National Seminar on, ‘Women rights as Human rights’ held on 5th -6th March, 2012. To be published

Address of Communication:

0381-2379135 (O)