It is formed according to the provisions of the POSH ACT-Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace Act of 2013, 9th December 2013. (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal).
It is also mentioned in University Grants Commission (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal of sexual harassment of women employees and students in higher educational institutions) Regulations, 2015- 2 nd May 2016.
The objectives of the committee are:
- To prevent sexual harassment at workplace.
- To prevent discrimination and sexual harassment against girls by promoting gender amity among students and employees
- To conduct periodical programmes on women empowerment.
- To provide conducive environment and congenial atmosphere for women.