"POSH Act: The POSH Act has been enacted with the objective of preventing and protecting women against workplace sexual harassment and to ensure effective redressal of complaints of sexual harassment. The statute aims at providing every woman (irrespective of her age or employment status) a safe, secure and dignified working environment, free from all forms of harassment. The Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal) Act, 2013 is a legislative act in India that seeks to protect women from sexual harassment at their place of work. It was passed by the Lok Sabha on 3 September 2012. It was passed by the Rajya Sabha on 26 February 2013."
For this purpose, sexual harassment includes such unwelcome sexually determined behavior (whether directly or by implication) as:
The Committee against Sexual Harassment is formed as part of a larger institutional framework for the creation of a safe campus with utmost focus towards gender equity. The Committee’s chief mandate includes considering complaints or grievances in relation to sexual harassment offences committed on campus and awareness-raising.
It’s important that awareness and sensitization are crucial to preventing sexual harassment. The Committee conducts sensitization aimed at facilitating respectful interaction between genders. The present Committee consists of 5 members. There is a separate anti sexual harassment squad with representation from all the departments to ensure the smooth affairs with regard to working of the committee.
|2||Senior position –woman||Convener|
|3||Member from NGO/social worker/legal back ground||External member|
|4||Legal knowledge /social work/Men/women related work||Employee member|
|5||Legal knowledge /social work/Men/women related work||Employee member|
|1||Dr. Suresha V, Principal||Chairperson||8310992434|
|2||Dr. Bhagya H K, Professor, E&C Dept., Dean Hostel||Convener||9482622635|
|3||Ms. Divya A K,Associate Professor, CS&E Dept.||Secretary||8197242026|
|4||Mr. G R Ravishanker,Advocate||Member from the NGO||9448489722|
|5||Dr. Ujwal U J, CEO,KVGCE, Prof.& HOD, CS&E||Employee member||9448414141|
|6||Dr. Umashanker K S, Professor & HOD, Mech. Dept.||Employee member||9448445654|
The international women’s Day was celebrated on 9'h of March 2020 at K.V.G. College of Engineering, Sullia, D.K , in the college auditorium at 3.00 p.m. Dr. Saigeetha Jnanesh, Chief Medical Officer, Garden Hospital, KFDC Ltd., Sullia and Mr. Shivaramu D, ASI, Law and order, Sullia Police station were the guests Of the day.
Miss. Bhagyashree of 4t" semester E&C invoked the God almighty and the guests inaugurated the programme by lighting the lamp. Mrs. Bhagya H.K, Chairman of CICC welcomed all. Dr. Saigeetha Jnanesh spoke on the “Health and stress management for women” and Mr. Shivaramu D, gave awareness talk on “Women safety”.Dr. N.A. Jnanesh, Pi incipal KVGCE, Sullia presided over the function. Dr. Keshaveni N, Secretary CICC delivered the vote of thanks. Dr. Shreedhar K. vice principal, KVGCE and office bearers of CICC was pre sent on the occasion. Mrs. Shruthi P J. Member of CICC and Sushmitha Wagle, Student member CICC were the Masters of ceremony. About 200 women including staff and students attended the programme. At the end of the programme sweets were distributed to all.
The International Women’s Day was celebrated at college auditorium on 8th March, 2022 Tuesday at 3.30 PM. Dr. Geeta J Doppa, Professor and Head Department of OBG, KVG Medical College and Hospital, Sullia was the chief guest and resource person of the day. An awareness talk was given to the lady teaching and non teaching staffs and students of the institution. The talk included information regarding menstrual problems, infections, anemia, healthy diet, PCOD, Breast and ovarian cancer predetection and treatment, HPV vaccination, menopause and stress management. Miss. Nagashree and Miss. Anusha prayed the almighty. Prof. Shruthi P J, secretary, CICC, KVGCE delivered the welcome speech. Prof. Divya A K, member, CICC, KVGCE introduced the chief guest and resource person of the day. Prof. Bhagya H K, Chairman, CICC, KVGCE, presided the function. Prof. Ashwija K C delivered the vote of thank. Prof. Aruna P G was the master of the ceremony. All the lady staffs and students and the members of CICC, KVGCE participated in an enthusiastic manner. The program was followed by cultural events by the students and refreshment was also provided.