University Administrative
Campus

Ranchi Road
Post Office : Purulia Sainik School
District : Purulia
West Bengal
PIN: 723 104
INDIA

A State University
Established by West Bengal ACT XII of 2010
The Sidho-Kanho-Birsha University act 2010
[Passed by the West Bengal Legislature]
Approved by UGC &
Fully funded by Govt. of West Bengal

Phone: 03252 202 419
Email: contact@skbu.ac.in.
registrarskbu@gmail.com
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Vishakha


Handbook on Sexual Harrasment of Womens at Workplace

University Initiative on Sexual Harassment of Women at workplace

·       Sexual Harassment at workplace, as observed by the Hon’ble Supreme Court, is a form of discrimination against women and it violates the constitution right to equality. The Sexual Harassment of Women at workplace (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal) Act, 2013 as was passed by the Indian Parliament defines Sexual Harassment at workplace and creates a mechanism for the redress of complaints.

·        The University has constituted a Committee named as “INTERNAL COMPLAINT COMMITTEE” according to the guideline of the Hon’ble Supreme Court of India on Sexual harassment (known as Vishakha guidelines) and also at per with “ The Sexual Harassment of women at Workplace (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal) Act, 2013. The following are the members of the Committee.

1.       Prof. Sonali Mukherjee, Dean, Faculty of PG studies in Arts, Presiding Officer

2.       Dr. Swati Guha, Development officer, Member

3.       Smt. Sumantra Chakraborty, Asst. Prof., Dept. of Sociology, Member

4.       Sri Sudhakar Ghosh, Director, JSS, Kalyan, Purulia (NGO Representative), Member

·       University guidelines on Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal of Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace for its employees and students.

Contact for assistance and lodging complaints:

1.       Prof. Sonali Mukherjee, Dean, Faculty of PG studies in Arts, Presiding Officer

E-mail Id:- sonalirimimukherjee@gmail.com

 

Steps taken:

Ø  The guideline along with the contacts for assistance and lodging complaints are displayed on the University website (URL: http://www.skbu.ac.in/vishakha).

Ø  Permanent Display Boards and Complaint Boxes have been erected at different prominent places of Academic Building, Hostel and Administrative Building of our University.

Ø  The relevant cases are sought to be resolved with utmost priority.