Internal Complaints Committee for Sexual Harassment

In pursuance of UGC (Prevention, prohibition and redressal of sexual harassment of women employees and students in higher educational institutions) Regulations, 2015 read with Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal) Act, 2013. Internal Complaints Committee as under to deal with the complaints relating to Sexual harassment at work place.

Members Details:
1. Dr. H. Shakila, Chairperson, School of Biotechnology Presiding Officer
2. Dr. S. Pushparaj, Associate Professor and Head i/c, School of Economics Member
3. Dr. B. Geetha, Assistant Professor, Dept. of Sociology, School of Social Sciences Member
4. 4. Dr. V. Vidya Chellam, Assistant Professor, Dept, of Management Studies, DDE Member
5. 5. Mrs. J. Sharmila Vaize, Programmer Member
6. 6. Mr. J. Sasikrishnan, Deputy Registrar, Research Section Member
7. Mrs. Bimla Chandraseakaran NGO/External Member
8. I) Ms. J. Jefrilla Department of Genetic Engineering, School of Biotechnology
ii) Mrs. I. Malarvizhi, Department of Sociology, School of Social Sciences
iii) Mr. K. Maharaja Bharathi, School of Historical Studies
Research Scholar

Who can approach Internal Complaints Committee for help?

Any female employee (faculty, student or staff) of Madurai Kamaraj University.

Definition of Sexual Harassment:

"Sexual harassment" includes any unwelcome sexually inclined behaviour, whether directly or indirectly, such as:

Physical contact and advances
Demand or request for sexual favours
Sexually coloured remarks
Showing any pornography
Any other unwelcome physical, verbal or non-verbal conduct of sexual nature

What are the possible actions that can be taken against the respondent?

Written apology
Bond of good behaviour
Adverse remark in the Confidential Report
Stopping of increments/promotion
Any other relevant actions

If you think you are harassed or being harassed, what should you do?

Link Internal Complaints Committee for Sexual Harassment form

Your complaint will be kept CONFIDENTIAL.

Contact Details:
Dr. H. Shakila
Presiding Officer
Internal Complaints Committee
Madurai Kamaraj University
Madurai - 625 021.
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