To advise complaints of the informal and formal means of resolution as specified by the cell.
To ensure the fair and timely resolution of sexual harassment complaints.
To provide information regarding counseling and support services on our campus.
To ensure that student, faculty and staff are provided with current and comprehensive materials on sexual harassment and assault.
To promote awareness about sexual harassment through educational initiatives that encourages and fosters an respectful work and fosters a respectful work and learning environment. The cell wants to inform the campus community of their right to a respectful work and learning environment. It believes that if we practice respect, exercise empathy through our interactions with the other so that we do not hurt anyone though what we say or do then we can create a campus that is free of sexual harassment and violence. Simple respect for all on the campus community is thus the focal point. The cell sis committed to achieves these objectives through:
a) PROPAGATIO OF INFORMATION: the cell disseminates information of sexual harassment and violence at the work
place through the production, distribution of printed materials, posters and handouts.
b) CONSCIOUSNESS-RAISING WORKSHOPS: the cell conducts effective programs about sexual harassment for faculty, non teaching staff and students. The aim is to develop nonthreatening and nonintimidating atmosphere of mutual learning.
c) COUNSELING: the cell also conducts the activities like elocution competition, etc to create awareness. Confidential counseling service is thus important as it provides a safespace to speak abut the incident and how it has affected them.
d) AWARENESS THROUGH EXTRA-CURICULAR ACTIVITIES: the cell conducts to the activities like debating competition, easy competition, poster competitions, etc in order to raise awareness.
e) GUEST/EXTENSIION LECTURES: the lectures of eminent personalities from NGOs, civil authorities, academicians and experts working in the area are arranged from time to time.