Rajasthan News

Lad Kumari alarmed educational bodies to create complaint panels

by RajasthanDirect
Dec 05, 2012

05 December 2012

Jaipur

The State Women’s Commission has issued fresh guidelines for educational institutes making it mandatory for them to form a Complaint Committee for ‘Prevention of Sexual Harassment at Work Place’ with immediate effect.

The move came after the commission was alarmed over the rise in harassment cases in educational institutes. The commission issued a statement and said it was mandatory for institutes having more than 50 girl students or 50 women employees to constitute a committee headed by a woman.

“The committee should be formed in accordance with the Vishaka Guidelines set by Supreme Court. These committees should vary from institute to institute depending upon the number of workers and students. Its members comprising officials, teachers and girls students,” said Lad Kumari Jain, chairperson, State Women Commission.

src:  timesofindia.indiatimes.com

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