Internal Complaints Committee of Daulat Ram College
Under Gazette notification of Government of India, University Grants Commission (Prevention, prohibition and redressal of sexual harassment of women employees and students in higher educational institutions)Regulations, 2015, it has been notified which is binding on University and Colleges. The Ministry of women and Child Development, Government of India has also published a "Handbook on Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace" which describes the issues like what is workplace sexual harassment, its prevention, prohibition and redressal along with the global rooms and good practices followed in this regard.
With reference to UGC letter No.F.91/9/2015 (GS/MHRD) dated 5th July 2016, the College has constituted an Internal Complaints Committee (ICC) through a written order under the above Regulations. The present ICC is comprised of the following members:
1. Dr.Rajni Sahni (Convenor)
2. Ms. Veena Ralli (External Member-Advocate, NGO )
3. Dr. Malini Sharma (Teaching Faculty)
4. Dr. Shachi Chawla (Teaching Faculty)
5. Mr.Rajbir Giri (Non-teaching staff member)
6. Ms. Babita (Non-teaching staff member)
Apart from the above, three students are also elected as the members of this committee.
ORDINANCE XV-D/The Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal) Act, 2013 (MINISTRY OF LAW AND JUSTICE).
An Act to provide protection against sexual harassment of women at workplace and for the prevention and redressal of complaints of sexual harassment and for matters connected there with incidental thereto. WHEREAS sexual harassment results in violation of the fundamental rights of a woman to equality under articles 14 and 15 of the Constitution of India and her right to life and to live with dignity under Article 21 of the Constitution and right to practice any profession or to carry on any occupation, trade or business which includes a right to a safe environment free from sexual harassment
AND WHEREAS the protection against sexual harassment and the right to work with dignity are universally recognized human rights by international conventions and instruments such as Convention on the Elimination of all forms of discrimination against Women, which has been ratified on the 25th June, 1993 by the Government of India.
AND WHEREAS it is expedient to make provisions for giving effect to the said Convention for protection of women against sexual harassment at workplace. For details, please see the website.