ICC committee /Committee for prevention of sexual harassment
|Sr. No.||Name||Designation||Mobile||Email Id|
|1||Dr. Arun R. Patil||Chairpersonfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|2||Ms Vaishali Barse||SDO-Memberemail@example.com|
|3||Dr Shital Mantri||Memberfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|4||Mr Sudhir Chitnis||Memberemail@example.com|
|5||Mr Suresh Sase||Memberfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|6||Mrs Anjum Patel||Memberemail@example.com|
An Act to provide protection against sexual harassment of women at the workplace and for the prevention and redressal of complaints of sexual harassment and for matters connected therewith or incidental thereto.
WHEREAS sexual harassment results in violation of the fundamental rights of a woman to equality under articles 14 and 15 of the Constitution of India and her right to life and to live with dignity under article 21 of the Constitution and right to practise any profession or to carry on any occupation, trade or business which includes a right to a safe environment free from sexualHarassment;
AND WHEREAS the protection against sexual harassment and the right to work with dignity are universally recognized human rights by international conventions and instruments such as Convention on the Elimination of all Forms of Discrimination against Women, which has been ratified on the 25th June 1993 by the Government of India;
AND WHEREAS it is expedient to make provisions for giving effect to the said Convention for protection of women against sexual harassment at the workplace.
Through the Criminal Law (Amendment) Act, 2013, Section 354 A was added to the Indian Penal Code that stipulates what consists of a sexual harassment offence and what the penalties shall be for a man committing such an offence. Penalties range from one to three years imprisonment and/or a fine. Additionally, with sexual harassment being a crime, employers are obligated to report offences.
A general list of duties of the Committee is enumerated as follows:
Address: Vishwakarma College of Arts, Commerce & Science Sr.No. 3/6 VIIT Campus,Laxmi Nagar, Kondhwa(BK), Pune 411048. Maharashtra, India.
Phone No: +91-7888076565 / +91-7888016565 / +91- 8087832643
Email ID: firstname.lastname@example.org