Sexual Harassment Of Women Employee/Students At Workplace/University

Sexual harassment” includes any one or more or all the following unwelcome acts or behaviour (whether directly or by implication) namely:
  • any unwelcome physical, verbal or non-verbal conduct of sexual nature;
  • demand or request for sexual favours;
  • making sexually coloured remarks;
  • showing pornography; or
  • Physical contact and advances.

Any one (or more than one or all) of the following circumstances, if it occurs
or is present in relation or connected with any behaviour that has explicit or
implicit sexual undertones:-

  • implied or explicit promise of preferential treatment for sexual
  • implied or explicit threat of detrimental treatment in the conduct of
  • implied or explicit threat about the present or future status of the
    person concerned;
  • creating an intimidating offensive or hostile learning environment;
  • humiliating treatment likely to affect the health, safety, dignity or
    physical integrity of the person concerned

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Internal Complaints Committee

MembersMail IdContact Number
Dr. Sunita Routray, Associate
Professor, Mechanical
Dr. Sasmita Mishra,
Associate Professor, MBA 49181
Mrs. Soumya Mishra,
Assistant Professor, ETC 86585
Mrs. Priyanka Sen,
Assistant Professor, EE
Dr. Lalitha Sarma,
Assistant Professor, HSS 41037
Mr. Debendra Prasad Mishra,
Legal Officer 33127
Dr. Amaresh Chandra Panda,
Chief Warden 42143
Mrs Manasi Parhi,
Member from NGO
manasi.parhi70@gmail.com98611 27156

Punishment And Compensation If Found Guilty By Internal Complaint Committee

  • Disciplinary action in accordance with service rules.
  • Where such conduct amounts to a specific offense under Indian Penal Code appropriate action in accordance with law.
  • Payment of compensation which shall be recovered from the offender.

Sexual harassment and punishment for sexual harassment

A man committing any of the following acts–

  • physical contact and advances involving unwelcome and explicit
    sexual overtures; or
  • a demand or request for sexual favours; or
  • showing pornography against the will of a woman; or
  • making sexually coloured remarks,

shall be guilty of the offence of sexual harassment.

Any man who commits the offence specified in clause (i) or clause (ii) or clause (iii) of sub-section (1) shall be punished with rigorous imprisonment for a term which may extend to three years, or with fine, or with both.

Any man who commits the offence specified in clause (iv) of sub-section (1) shall be punished with imprisonment of either description for a term which
may extend to one year, or with fine, or with both.

Toll-free number:

  • Committed phone number: 9040930332
  • Women Helpline Number: 181
  • Emergency Response Support System Number: 112