The Internal Committee is constituted by TISS under section 4 of the University Grants Commission (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal of Sexual Harassment of Women employees and Students in Higher Educational Institutions) Regulations, 2015. The Committee has to function as a Grievance Redressal Mechanism to address all complaints of Sexual Harassment by women students, employees and all other staff in the campus. The meaning of campus is extended as a “workplace” and according to Section 2 (c) it means: “Workplace” means the campus of a HEI including- “Campus” means the location or the land on which a Higher Educational Institution and its related institutional facilities like libraries, laboratorie, lecture halls, residences, halls, toilets, student centres, hostels, dining halls, stadiums, parking areas, parks-like settings and other amenities like health centres, canteens, Bank counters, etc., are situated.
Also includes extended campus and covers within its scope places visited as a student of the HEI including transportation provided for the purpose of commuting to and from the institution, the locations outside the institution on field trips, internships, study tours, excursions, short- term placements, places used for camps, cultural festivals, sports meets and such other activities where a person is participating in the capacity of an employee or a student of the HEI”.
Composition of IC as given in UGC Regulations 2015 Section 4:
Responsibilities of the IC (Section 5):
Procedure for the IC:
Once a complainant files a written complaint the IC needs to undertake the following procedure:
Members of the Internal Committee, Mumbai Campus
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