WOMEN’S GRIEVANCE REDRESSAL CELL

Objective

  1. The Cell will deal with the cases / complaints of sexual harassment and any other type of harassment of the female students, teaching and non-teaching women staff of the college.
  2. The Cell shall process all the individual complaints and take immediate suitable action.
  3. The Cell will provide assistance to the Faculty/Colleges for taking preventive steps in the matter of gender discrimination and sexual harassment.
  4. The Principal will be the Chairman of the Cell and may appoint members of the cell.
  5. The Cell may form / review the guidelines / policy for redressal of the grievance as required from time to time, which may be in accordance with those issued by Supreme Court and Government Agencies.

Grievance Procedure

  1. Any women employee or female student will have the right to lodge a complaint concerning sexual harassment against a male student or the employee of the institute by writing a letter or putting the complaint in the Principal’s office.
  2. The complaint will be afforded full confidentiality at this stage.
  3. After receiving the complaint, the chairman shall convene the meeting of the cell.
  4. The chairman will appoint investigation committee, Coordinator will convene the meetings.
  5. The investigation committee shall then decide the course of action to proceed.
  6. The complaint will stand dropped if in accordance to the committee the complaint has not been able to disclose prima-facie an offence of sexual harassment by complainer /her representative.
  7. In case the investigation committee decides to proceed with the complaint, the wishes of the complainer shall be ascertained and if the complainer wishes that a warning will suffice then alleged offender shall be called to the meeting of the committee, heard and if satisfied that a warning is just and proper, he will be warned about his behaviour and non-occurrence of it. In case the complainer requests that the complaint should be proceeded with beyond mere a warning, the same may be proceeded with in the manner prescribed hereafter.