Internal Complaints Committee (ICC)

Internal Complaints Committee (ICC)

Internal Complaints Committee (ICC) will function as per the Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal) Act 2013. The Act provides protection against sexual harassment of women at workplace. It is for the prevention and redressal of complaints of sexual harassment and for the matters connected therewith or incidental thereto. The objective of ICC is to prevent sexual harassment of women in any form at workplace as well as to uphold the commitment of the Institute to provide an environment free of gender- based discrimination. From time to time, the committee will follow relevant Acts, Rules, OM of Government of India and Court Orders as applicable. The primary motive of ICC is to ensure that no woman shall be subjected to sexual harassment in any form at her workplace.

ICC may be approached by any aggrieved woman i.e. any woman employee, female students and women users (includes visiting faculty and students) working at IUAC. The committee shall examine matters related to sexual harassments of women at their work place and will recommend suggestions and proposals to the institute's administration about such matters.

ICC will take up the following activities.

  • Safety and preventive measures for women to create and ensure a safe environment that is free of sexual harassment from time to time.
  • Display of penal consequences of Sexual Harassment conspicuously at the work place.
  • Ensure awareness programmes for sensitizing the employees.
  • Gender sensitization awareness about creating an environment of gender justice where all can work together with a sense of personal security and dignity.
  • The committee will admit complaints from
    • Any aggrieved female employee, student or female visiting faculty and student working at IUAC on harassment, assault and discrimination in her workplace against other employees/students/visiting faculty/visiting students/contractor personnel etc.
    • Any aggrieved female on harassment and discrimination in relation to official activities against other employees/students.
  • Female residents of IUAC campus on harassment, assault and other forms of misbehaviour inside the residential campus and those cases are not related to official work will not be handled by ICC.
  • The Committee will conduct inquiry into the complaints of sexual harassment against the perpetrators.
  • The Committee will recommend on actions to be taken for any specific complaint.
  • The Committee will report to the Director.

Register your Complaint

The following form can be downloaded and send it to ICC chairperson and its members (at least two of them) for registering the complaint. The admission of this complaint is subject to physical validation through signature in the ICC by the complainant(s) within 24 hours of online submission.

The Proforma for Filing Complaint of Sexual Harassment: Click Here Adobe Acrobat Reader (411 KB)
The Proforma for Filing Complaint of Sexual Harassment (DOC format): Click Here (411 KB)

Related Links

The Committee

Two students Research Scholars & PDF, if matter involve students. As per F91-1/2013(TFGS) 02-05-2016 read with Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal) Act, 2013.
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