Internal Complaints Committee

About:

The Internal Complaints Committee of  Sant Longowal Institute of Institute of Engineering & Technology, Longowal was established in accordance with the directives of Hon’ble Supreme Court,  “Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace (PPR) Act, 2013” and UGC (Prevention, prohibition and redressal of sexual harassment of women employees and students in higher educational institutions) Regulations, 2015  to deal with the complaints of Students/Employees/Outsourcing employees regarding Sexual Harassment and to ensure safety, security and dignity of women at workplace.
The Internal Complaints Committee is functioning, wherever applicable, in accordance with Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace (Preventive, Prohibition and Redressal) Rules, 2013 and provisions contained in UGC (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal of sexual harassment of women employees and students in higher educational institutions) Regulations, 2015 and “Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace (PPR) Act, 2013” amended from time to time.

Objectives:

  1. To create a congenial working environment which is free of sexual harassment or gender based discrimination for all women employees and students.
  2. To heighten awareness and sensitivity to this important issue amongst all concerned.

 

Definition of Sexual Harassment:

“Sexual Harassment” includes any one or more of the following unwelcome acts of behavior (whether directly or by implication):

Any unwelcome sexually determined behavior or pattern of conduct that would cause discomfort and/or humiliate a person at whom the behavior or conduct was directed namely –

  1. Physical contact and advances;
  2. Demand or request for sexual favours;
  3. Making sexually coloured remarks or remarks of sexual nature about a person’s clothing or body;
  4. Showing pornography;
  5. Any other unwelcome physical, visual, verbal or non-verbal conduct of sexual nature including but not limited to cat-call, wolf/finger whistle, vulgar/indecent jokes, letters, phone calls, text messages, e-mails, gestures etc.

Sexual harassment can involve a series of incidents or it can be a one-off occurrence.

The following circumstances, among other circumstances, if it occurs or is present in relation to connected with any act or behavior of sexual harassment may amount to sexual harassment: –

  1. Implied or explicit promise of preferential treatment in employment; or
  2. Implied or explicit threat of detrimental treatment in employment; or
  3. Implied or explicit threat about the present or future employment status; or
  4. Interference with work or creating an intimidating or offensive or hostile work environment   for the person; or
  5. Humiliating treatment affecting any person’s health or safety.

 

Constitution of ICC :

S No. Name  & Designation Designation  in ICC Contact Details
1. Prof. Parveen Kaur Khanna, Deptt. of M&H Presiding Officer ✆+9199142 30020        ✉khannaparveen10@yahoo.com
2. Dr. Jaspal Singh Gill, Associate Professor (ME) Member ✆+919417270370          ✉ jsgill@sliet.ac.in
3. Dr. Prabhdeep Kaur, Assistant Professor (Phy) Member ✆+919781023110          ✉prabhdevgun@gmail.com
4. Mrs. Santokh Kaur, Professor (Retd), Government Ranbir College, Sangrur and Senior Vice President Scientific Awareness & Social Welfare Form External Member ✆+917889141251
5. Mr. Avtar Singh, SSS, Admin. Section Member ✆+919855628333          ✉ only1avtar@gmail.com
6. Mrs. Shashi Kiran Soni, UDC (S&P) Member ✆+919417877948            ✉shashi.soni200@yahoo.co.in
7. Mr. Bhawesh Prasad, PEI/1904 Student Member (Ph.D)  —-
8. Ms. Mansi Rawat, PG/FET/2255020 Student Member (PG)  —-
9. Ms.Konya Kamal, GME/2130718 Student Member (UG)  —-

 

Acts & Rules Relating to Prevention of Sexual Harassment (PoSH)

  1. Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace (PPR) Act, 2013”.
  2.  UGC (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal of sexual harassment of women employees and students in higher educational institutions) Regulations, 2015
  3. Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace (Preventive, Prohibition and Redressal) Rules, 2013

 

Activities:

Celebration of  “International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women” on 25th November, 2022 at SLIET, Longowal
  • On the directives of Ministry of Education, Government of India, the Internal Complaints Committee, SLIET, Longowal organized an awareness campaign on the occasion of “International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women” on 25th November, 2022 in the Computer Auditorium, Department of Computer Science & Engineering.
  • The event was commenced with chanting of “Kulgeet” of the Institute by all present.
  • At the outset, Dr. JapPreet Kaur Bhangu, Professor (M&H) and Presiding Officer, ICC welcomed the Guests and participants and delivered the introductory speech.
  • Prof. Shailendra Jain, Director, SLIET, Longowal and his wife Mrs. Sobhana Jain were the Chief Guest at the Event. In his speech, Dr. Jain motivated the students and other participants to be part of campaign and work to eliminate every type of violence against the girls and women in the society.
  • Dr. Shavinder Kaur, Professor (Retd.), Department of English, Akal Degree College and Former Counsellor, District Women Cell, Sangrur had delivered a talk on the issues relating to violence of Women in the world in a very polite and emphatic manner.
  • Dr. A.S. Arora, Dean(FSW) and Dr. Rajesh Kumar, Dean(SW) had also addressed the audience during the event.
  • Around 125 participants, including faculty, staff and students were present during the event and enthusiastically participated in the campaign. Refreshment was also provided to all the participants.
  • Dr. Santokh Kaur, External Member of the ICC, SLIET, Longowal was also present during the event.
  • In the last, Dr. Shailendra Jain, Director presented Momento to Dr. Shavinder Kaur, and Dr. Parveen Kaur Khanna, Professor (M&H) gave Vote of Thanks to all guests, participants and the organizer, the ICC to make the event a great success.
Awareness Programme on “The Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace (PPR) Act,2013) held on 27th April, 2022

 

Notifications/Circulars/Notices:

Awareness Programme for female Employees working on Outsourcing

Workshop on Women Empowerment organized by ICC and Women Cell SLIET

Circular regarding Guidelines to ensure safe and inspiring learning environment for female students – Internal Complaints Committee (ICC)

Circular regarding To work in an Environment free from harassment is your fundamental right

Office Order regarding Re-constitution of Internal Complaint Committee (ICC), SLIET, Longowal

Circular regarding Awareness Program on “The Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace (Prevention, Prohibition & Redressal Act, 2013 on 27.04.2022 for female staff working on outsourcing

Celebration of “International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women” on 25th November, 2022

Circular – Discrimination against Women Pakhwada from 25.11.2022 to 10.12.2022

Circular – To work in an Environment free from Harassment is your Fundamental Right

Office Order  Dated 12-12-2019

Office Order Dated 03-06-2019

Office Order Dated 19-02-2018

Office Order dated 28-october-2016

Internal Complaints Committee

CIRCULAR DATED 11-JUNE-2015

CIRCULAR

Notice

Circular – To work in an environment free from harassment is your fundamental right

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