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  • CET CODE: E-258

  • COMED-K CODE: E-082

  • MBA CODE: B-170

  • MCA CODE: C-544

  • CET CODE: E-258

  • COMED-K CODE: E-082

  • MBA CODE: B-170

  • MCA CODE: C-544

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Anti-Sexual Harassment Committee

On 13th August 1997, the Supreme Court of India held that sexual harassment of women is a violation of the fundamental right of women to work in a safe environment. The Supreme Court has defined ‘sexual harassment’ to include

Anti-Sexual Harassment Committee

On 13th August 1997, the Supreme Court of India held that sexual harassment of women is a violation of the fundamental right of women to work in a safe environment. The Supreme Court has defined ‘sexual harassment’ to include

What should you do if you are sexually harassed?

  • Do not feel ashamed. Tell the harasser very clearly that you find his behavior offensive.
  • Talk to somebody you trust about the harassment.It will not only give you strength but also help others in similar situations to come forward and complain.
  • Do not ignore the harassment in the hope that it will stop on its own. Come forward and complain to the Complaint Committee.
  • Keep a record of all incidents of sexual harassment.If you feel the need to register a formal complaint later, this record will be helpful.

The Role of the committee

  • To act as Inquiry Authority on a complaint of sexual harassment.
  • To take proactive measures towards sensitization of the staff, students and faculty members of IIT Madras on gender issues.
  • To ensure that victims and witnesses are not victimized or discriminated because of their complaint.

Composition of the committee and squad

Anti Ragging Committee

In view of the directions of the Honorable Supreme Court in SLP No. 24295 of 2006 dated 16-05-2007 and in Civil Appeal number 887 of 2009, dated 08-05-2009 to prohibit, prevent and eliminate the scourge of ragging, in exercise of the powers conferred under Section 23 read with Section 10 (b), (g), (p) and (g) of AICTE Act, 1987, the All India Council for Technical Education has notified regulation for prevention and prohibition of ragging in AICTE approved technical Institutions vide No. 37-3/Legal/AICTE/2009 dated 01.07.2009 . All AICTE approved technical Institutions has to comply the provision made in the above regulation.

Procedure for Approaching Committee

The Committee deals with issues relating to sexual harassment at MIT Thandavapura. It is applicable to all students,staff and faculty. A complaint of discrimination or sexual harassment may be lodged by the victim or a third party. A written complaint may be addressed to the Chairman of the Committee. Committee members may forward it to the Director of the institution against Sexual Harassment.Here it should be noted that according to the Supreme Court guideline Sexual harassment can be defined as “unwelcome” sexually determined behaviour (whether directly or by implication) as:

Anti Ragging Committee

In view of the directions of the Honorable Supreme Court in SLP No. 24295 of 2006 dated 16-05-2007 and in Civil Appeal number 887 of 2009, dated 08-05-2009 to prohibit, prevent and eliminate the scourge of ragging, in exercise of the powers conferred under Section 23 read with Section 10 (b), (g), (p) and (g) of AICTE Act, 1987, the All India Council for Technical Education has notified regulation for prevention and prohibition of ragging in AICTE approved technical Institutions vide No. 37-3/Legal/AICTE/2009 dated 01.07.2009 . All AICTE approved technical Institutions has to comply the provision made in the above regulation.

Procedure for Approaching Committee

The Committee deals with issues relating to sexual harassment at MIT Thandavapura. It is applicable to all students,staff and faculty. A complaint of discrimination or sexual harassment may be lodged by the victim or a third party. A written complaint may be addressed to the Chairman of the Committee. Committee members may forward it to the Director of the institution against Sexual Harassment.Here it should be noted that according to the Supreme Court guideline Sexual harassment can be defined as “unwelcome” sexually determined behaviour (whether directly or by implication) as:

The following is also sexual harassment and is covered by the committee:

Composition of the committee and squad