Internal Complaints Cell

Internal Complaints Cell (ICC)
Presiding Officer- Dr. Sangita Dhal, Department of Political Science
Members
  • Dr. Pankaj Kumar, Department of Commerce
  • Dr. Chaity Das, Department of English
  • NGO
Student Representative
    • Three Student representative one from each of Science, Commerce and Arts stream.
 
Non-Teaching Representative
  • Ms. Mamta Sachdeva
  • Mr. Chandra Shekher Suryavanshi
Gender Sensitization and Gender Justice are the pillars of any strong institution. Keeping this in mind, Kalindi College strives to provide a safe and secure ambience to its students, faculty and staff members where they can thrive. The Internal Complaints Committee (ICC) of the college facilitates such a vision and has necessary mechanisms in place to address complaints of sexual harassment, swiftly and diligently. Internal Complaints Committee (ICC) deals with the cases of sexual harassment in the college premises The Sexual Harassment of Women At Workplace (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal ) Act, 2013, provides protection against sexual harassment of women at workplace and for the prevention and redressal of complaints of sexual harassment. Some significant aspects of Sexual Harassment in the Delhi University's Ordinance XV-D are as follows (Please check the college website for more details: www.kalindi.du.ac.in). The XV-D ordinance is based on the Policy Against Sexual Harassment by the Delhi University and seeks to maintain and create an academic and work environment free of sexual harassment for students, academic and nonteaching staff of the Delhi University. "Sexual harassment" includes any unwelcome sexually determined behavior, whether directly or by implication and includes physical contact and advances, a demand or request for sexual favours, sexually-coloured remarks, showing pornography or any other unwelcome physical, verbal or nonverbal conduct of sexual nature. The Supreme Court held that the sexual harassment of a woman at a workplace would violate her fundamental rights of gender equality and right to life and liberty under Articles 14, 15, 19 and 21 of the Indian Constitution. ICC consists of the following members:
  • (a) One Presiding Officer who shall be a senior faculty member
  • (b) Two Members from amongst the Teaching Staff
  • (c) One member from amongst non-governmental organisationor legal firm familiar with issues relating to sexual harassment:
  • (d)Two non-teaching staff members
  • (e) Three elected student representatives
ICC conducts lectures, workshops and organizes gender sentisation programs on regular basis for students, faculty members and the administrative staff.