Internal Complaints Committee-Functions

The college has established an Internal Complaint Committeeto guarantee a safe and healthy work environment for female employees and students.

  • To uphold the commitment of the Institute to provide an environment free of gender-based discrimination.
  • To promote a social and psychological environment to raise awareness of sexual harassment in its various forms.
  • To create a secure physical and social environment to deter any act of sexual harassment.
  • The Internal Complaints Committee will examine all matters relating to women in the workplace and will make suggestions and proposals to the institute administration regarding such matters.
  • The committee will arrange programs on Women's Day and at other times, as deemed necessary. The Committee will report to the Principal.
  • The committee will follow relevant Acts. Rules of Government of India and Court Orders etc., as applicable from time to time.
  • To create awareness for the prevention of sexual harassment by promoting gender amity among staff students and other employees.

In accordance with the rules of the Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace (Prevention, Prohibition & Redressal) Act, 2013, the Cell also handles complaints pertaining to sexual harassment at the college. It is relevant to all faculty, staff, and students.

The committee focuses on the following:
  • Eve-teasing, Unsavory remarks.
  • Jokes causing or likely to cause awkwardness or embarrassment.
  • Insinuation and taunts, Gender-based insults.
  • Unwelcome sexual overtone in any manner such as over the telephone (obnoxious telephone calls) and the like.,
  • Touching or brushing against any part of the body and the like,
  • Displaying pornographic or other offensive or derogatory pictures, cartoons, pamphlets or sayings.
  • Forcible physical touch or molestation and Physical confinement against one's will and any other act likely to violate one's privacy.
The mechanism for complaints on Sexual Harassment:

The following Guidelines are to be strictly followed

  • The students/staff can give complaint through an online complaint form or offlinewritten complaint.
  • The counselor will call the complainant for a personal meeting, usually within a week from the submission of the written complaint.
  • The members of the Cell will discuss the complaint.
  • If the case falls outside the purview of the Cell, the complainant will be informed to the Principal.
  • If the case comes under the purview of the Cell, an inquiry committee will be set up
  • The Committee will submit a report and recommend the nature of action to be taken at the earliest by the principal.
  • If any legal action is required with the help of an advocate member of the cell complaint is forwarded to the police.

Composition of the Internal Complaints Committee (ICC)

The following are the committee members who have been reformed for the Internal Complaints Committee (ICC) in the college to provide the effective enforcement of the basic human rights of gender equality and guarantee against sexual harassment and abuse, and to provide a conducive atmosphere in the campus, to all the staff members, employees and students of Gonna Institute of Information Technology and Sciences.

S.No Name Designation Role
1 Mrs.C.Bharathi HOD - EEE Chairperson
2 Mrs.S . Priyanka Assoc.,Prof-CIVIL Member
3 Mrs. P.Ramanamma Assoc.,Prof-MECH Member
4 Mrs. K. Kanthi Kinnera HOD -ECE Member
5 Mrs. S. Anuradha HOD -CSE Member
6 Mrs. I.Bindhu Parvathi HOD -BS&H and Advocate Member
7 Mrs. G.Sivalakshmi Asst. Professor-MBA Member
8 Ms. D.Anusha Student of IV CIVIL Member
9 Ms. E.Poojitha Student of IV EEE Member
10 Ms. M.Santhi Student of IV MECH Member
11 Ms. G.Mounika Student of IV ECE Member
12 Ms. B.Surya Devi Student of IV CSE Member
13 Ms. M.Reshma Kiran Student of IV MBA Member