IPE constituted Internal Complaint Committee (ICC) as per Section 4 of All India Council for Technical Education Regulations, 2016 (Gender Sensitization, Prevention and Prohibition of Sexual Harassment of Women Employees and Students and Redressal of Grievances in Technical Institutions.
The following are the Committee members:
|Prof. M Meher Karuna||Professor||Chairpersonfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Dr. Ch Lakshmi Kumari||Professor||Co-Chairpersonemail@example.com|
|Dr. KV Anantha Kumar||Associate Professor||Memberfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Ms. J Kiranmai||Assistant Professor||Memberemail@example.com|
|Ms. Y V Sujana||Admin. Officer||Memberfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Ms. K Padmaja||Section Officer||Memberemail@example.com|
|Mr. Stephen Livera||SSDPA, NGO Representative||Memberfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Ms. Butti Monica||Junior Student||Memberemail@example.com|
|Ms. Rebecca Murray||Junior Student||Memberfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Ms. Vainavi Gadiraju||Senior Student||Memberemail@example.com|
|Dr. Deepti Chandra||Assistant Professor||Member-Convenorfirstname.lastname@example.org|
Any employee (faculty / staff / student) of the IPE can approach ICC. On receipt of a complaint, ICC shall conduct preliminary inquiry to ascertain the truth of the allegations by collecting the documentary evidence as well as recording statements of any possible witnesses including the complainant. ICC shall then submit the preliminary inquiry report to Director / Disciplinary Authority along with all the original documents adduced during the preliminary enquiry proceedings. In case the allegations are not in the nature of sexual harassment, ICC may refer such complaints to the Grievance Redressal cell or to Registrar. Where sexual harassment occurs because of an act or omission by any third party or Outsider, ICC shall take all steps necessary and reasonable to assist the affected person in terms of support and preventive action.
ICC shall comply with the procedure prescribed in the All India Council for Technical Education Regulations, 2016 and the Sexual Harassment Act for inquiring into the complaint in a time bound manner. If ICC concludes that the allegations made were false, malicious or the complaint was made knowing it to be untrue or forged or misleading information has been provided during the inquiry, the complainant shall be liable to be punished as per the relevant provision of the All India Council for Technical Education. Regulations, 2016. Member Convener/ Chairperson, ICC shall receive the complaints of sexual harassment, if any, on behalf of ICC and shall coordinate the deliberations of the ICC on the complaints received.