Internal Complaints Committee (ICC)

Internal Complaints Committee (ICC)

The Cell addresses issues of girl students on eve-teasing, molestation, indecent behavior etc. This is a vigilance group of lady teachers to check the atrocities on girl students and especially to prevent the sexual harassment

The ICC is comprised of the following members:

1.

Presiding Officer:

Dr. Ansamma Thomas
(Associate Professor & Head Department of Chemistry)

Chairperson

2.

Two faculty members:

Dr.Saji Augustine,(Assistant Professor & Head, Department of Physics)

Member

Dr. Brincy Mathew
(Assistant Professor in Malayalam)

Member

3.

Two non-teaching employees:

Deepak C George, (Head Accountant) Member

Ms Smitha Joseph, (Senior Clerk)

 

Member

4.

A member from NGO or
associations committed to the cause of women or A person familiar with the issues relating to sexual harassment:

Dr Jasmine Alex
(Assistant Professor,School of Indian Legal Thought, M. G. University, Kottayam)

Member

5.

Three student nominees:
(If the matter involves students)

Ms. Lekha Baby (II M.Com.)

Member
Ms. Priya Anil Biswas (II BSc Physics) Member
Ms. Reshma Jose (Research Scholar in English) Member

(The term of office of the members of the ICC shall be for a period of three years from the date of this notification..)

The Internal Complaints Committee shall:
1. Provide assistance if an employee or a student chooses to file a complaint with the police;
2. Provide mechanisms of dispute redressal and dialogue to anticipate and address issues through just and fair conciliation without undermining complainant’s rights, and minimize the need for purely punitive approaches that lead to further resentment, alienation or violence;
3. Protect the safety of the complainant by not divulging the person’s identity, and provide the mandatory relief by way of sanctioned leave or relaxation of attendance requirement or transfer to another department or supervisor as required during the pendency of the complaint, or also provide for the transfer of the offender;
4. Ensure that victims or witnesses are not victimized or discriminated against while dealing with complaints of sexual harassment;
5. Ensure prohibition of retaliation or adverse action against a covered individual because the employee or the student is engaged in protected activity.