Date: September 30, 2005, IIC
In collaboration with IIC & Kurukshetra University.
Partcipants: Bureaucrats, academics from premier universities JNU, Jamia and DU, IIT, NISTAIDS, AIWC and others.
a. Creches and women cells should be provided in all organizations.
b. A system of exit and re entry should be instituted.
c. There should be travel funding for assimilaion of knowledge.
d. There should be financial support from the govt for research.
e. Flexihours should be a regular feature of all organizations.
f. Capacity building programmes should be regularly organised.
g. The opportunity to update through weekend courses to be provided.
h. A mentoring system should be put in place so that sparks of success get adequate oppurtunities.
i. Formation of women in science forum.
j. 3% reservation for women scientists in Rajya Sabha was proposed.
The seminar concluded with the resolve to work towards the fulfillment of the fourth responsibility of women-- the one they owe to their gender.