The Internal Complaints Committee is constituted according to ‘The Sexual Harassment at Workplace (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal) Act, 2013’. Along with this Act, the ICC seeks to adhere to the spirit of Vishakha guidelines preceding this legislation.
- To provide a neutral, confidential and supportive environment for members of the campus community who may have been sexually harassed.
- To advice complainants of means of resolution as specified by the legislation.
- To ensure fair and timely resolution of sexual harassment complaints.
- To promote awareness about sexual harassment through educational initiatives that encourages and fosters a respectful and safe campus environment.
The ICC aims to look into the complaints of sexual harassment in the establishment and also to generate awareness about the issue. The Act has outlined the constitution of the committees, the process to be followed for making a complaint and conducting inquiry into the complaint in a time bound manner.;
The Committee seeks to promote respect for women at the workplace, address feminist issues, identify problems of working women and try to resolve them in a well-negotiated manner. This shall be achieved by way of conducting discussions, seminars, presentations, workshops, film festivals and other activities.
Organize guest lectures to enhance awareness on rights, safety, health care
Arrange training programs for learning alertness and teaching basic self-defense techniques
Provide a forum for discussion and interaction with eminent ladies
Coordinate Women’s Day celebrations
Work with Vidyalankar Volunteering and be involved in activities for “Women Empowerment” in the Community
Organize Seminars on women and Indian culture in matters of dressing, festivals, traditions
Organize classes for training on recipes, interior decoration other interests among women
Arrange confidential counseling sessions