University Grants Commission issues notification for POSH compliance for Higher Educational Institutions

As the government takes affirmative steps to put an end to sexual harassment at workplace, it’s time you take the right steps & do the same!
July 30, 2019

University Grants Commission issues notification for POSH compliance for Higher Educational Institutions

The UGC has issued a notification dated 25th October,2019 urging all institutes to:

1. Constitute an Internal Complaints Committee (ICC) and a Special Cell within the institutions;

2. Create awareness and sensitisation regading sexual harassment and the laws around it;

3. Provide a safe and secure atmosphere to all students in the campus;

4. Facilitate registration of grievances related to women and sexual harassment on UGC Student Grievance Redressal Portal;

5. Prominently display and inform Toll free number: 1800-111-656 to all concerned for registration of grievances related to women and sexual harassment.

You can acces the notification here:
UGC Notification

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