Internal Complaints Committee related to Sexual Harassment and Violence against women at their work place

With the rise of acts of violence and offenses against women in the country in recent times, the issues of women's safety and security has sparked a slew of fresh deliberations in the nation. In the backdrop of this larger debate and In pursuance of the Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal) Act 2013 and the University Grant Commission ( Prevention, prohibition and Redressal of Sexual harassment of women employees and students in Higher Education Institutions) regulations 2016  , Mizoram College of Nursing  constituted the “Internal Complaints Committee”, as designated under the said Act  on 3rd December 2019 . 

 The Institute hereby adopts the following procedure for determining complaints filed to the Internal Complaints Committee (ICC) constituted under the Act.   

One or more of the following unwelcome acts or behavior (whether directly or by implication) may amount to sexual harassment namely:

    Physical contact or advances; or

    A demand or request for sexual favours; or

    Making sexually coloured remarks; or

    Showing pornography; or

    Any other unwelcome physical, verbal or non-verbal conduct of sexual nature.

 In addition, the following circumstances, among other circumstances if it occurs or is present in relation to or connected with any act or behavior of sexual harassment may amount to sexual harassment:-

    Implied or explicit promise of preferential treatment in her employment; or

    Implied or explicit threat of detrimental treatment in her employment; or

    Implied or explicit threat about her present or future employment status; or

    Interference with her work or creating an intimidating or offensive or hostile work or environment for her; or

    Humiliating treatment likely to affect her health or safety.

This cell/committee shall  undertake inquiries with regard to complaints of sexual harassment from aggrieved women employees (as defined under the Act, 2013) and women students . The complaint is to be kept totally confidential, and adequate protection shall be provided to the complainant, where necessary. Complaints are to be heard expeditiously while adhering to the principles of Natural Justice. Necessary recommendations will be provided to the Authority on the basis of the findings of the inquiry.


Where and Whom to Lodge a Complaint

If you are a victim of sexual harassment or perceive yourself to be, immediately contact (personally or through telephone / written request / e-mail)-any of the committee members of the Cell. The complaint and the identity of the complainant will be kept CONFIDENTIAL.

Members of the Internal Complaints Committee  MCON

Presiding Officer 

Mrs.R Lalruatkimi

Lecturer 

Ph: 7005433591

Email id: arke46@yahoo.co.in

Member 

Ms.Lalhriatpuii Varte 

Lecturer

Ph: 8415843214

Email id: hriatinhp@gmail.com

 

Member 

Ms.C.Laldinthari

Tutor 

Ph: 9774407236

Email id:mad.c458@gmail.com

Member 

Mrs.Lalremruati Hnamte

Tutor 

Ph:8259953178

Email id:lydiarocco09@gmail.com

Member 

Mrs.Lalremmawii Ralte

Tutor 

Ph: 8257802015

Email id: mapuiiralte18@gmail.com 

Member 

Mrs.Lalchungnungi

Head Assistant 

Ph:9089243038

Email id:

Member 

Mr. Zirsangliana 

Librarian 

Ph:9862842365

Email id:zssailo84@gmail.com

 

Student Member 

Mr. H Vanlalroluahpuia 

Vice President , 

Student Nurses Association, MCON Unit

Ph: 8415062465

Email id:Hauhnarpuitea@gmail.com

Student Member

Ms. Ramengmawii 

Secretary  , 

Student Nurses Association, MCON Unit

Ph:8131984405

Email id: jramengij@gmail.com 

Student Member

Ms. PC Lalruatpuii 

Vice President , 

Student Nurses Association, MCON Unit

Ph:8415847092

Email id: ruatpuii56@gmail.com

NGO Member 

Mrs. Lalengmawii

President 

MHIP, Falkawn Unit

Ph: 9436142856

NGO Member 

Mrs. Hmingthansangi

Secretary 

MHIP, Falkawn Unit

Ph: 8795048388


For more details on the nature of sexual harassment and its complaint/grievance handling process. The Govt of India Ministry of women and Child development’s Handbook on Sexual Harassment of Women at workplace is attached under.