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Sexual Harassment

While the Internal Complaints Committee (ICC) has been formed in pursuance of the “Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal) Act, 2013” and the rules framed thereunder; the College also has a ‘Gender Sensitization Committee against Sexual Harassment’ (GSCASH).

Composition of the Committee is as under

  • Smt. Arpita Neogi Sengupta (Presiding Officer): 9874951058
  • Smt. Swaty Mitra 9836031873
  • Shri Nirmalendu Das 94334511611
  • Smt. Samragnee Dutta
  • Smt. Ruksanara Begum
  • Smt. Sreemoyee Ghosh
  • Smt. Nivedita Chakraborty Dutta
  • Shri Debapratim Chakraborty
  • Smt. Rina Sarkar (Library Staff)

Purpose

  • Prevention, prohibition and redressal of sexual harassment of women at the workplace in accordance with The Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal) Act, 2013.
  • To act against all forms of gender based harassment against employees and students of all sexes including the third gender (as per UGC Regulations, 2015).
  • The ICC will facilitate the redressal process and ensure that necessary redressal steps are taken by the authorities in question

Definition of ‘sexual harassment’ -

Includes any of the following unwelcome acts (whether directly or by implication):

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

Definition of ‘Workplace’-

  • Definition of 'workplace' in this case will include 1. the college premises 2. any place visited by the employee/student for official/study purpose.

Lodging complaints

  • Complaints to be lodged within three months of the incident of sexual harassment.
  • Written complaints may be dropped into designated complaint box located in the college main building.
  • Complaints may also be emailed to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
  • The members of the ICC may be contacted for any assistance in lodging complaints. The contact details of the members are available on the college website www.bgc.org.in.

Confidentiality

  • Strict confidentiality will be maintained regarding the identity of the aggrieved person

Note – False and malicious complaints will be punishable as per existing rules