Prevention of Sexual Harassment(PoSH)

In order to create and maintain a community in which teaching, non-teaching staff and Students can work together in an environment free of sexual violence, harassment, exploitation, and intimidation, NSCET has proactively established a cell for Prevention of Sexual Harassment (POSH) under the recommendation of the National Accreditation and Assessment Council. This includes all forms of gender violence, sexual harassment, and discrimination on the basis of sex/gender. This also meets the obligation as mandated by The Supreme Court of India, in its landmark judgment in August 1997 viz.,Vishaka& others vs. the State of Rajasthan & others which stated that every instance of sexual harassment is a violation of “Fundamental Rights” under Articles 14, 15, and 21 of the Constitution of India, and amounts to a violation of the “Right to Freedom” under Article 19 (1)(g). This judgment makes it obligatory for every employer and other responsible persons to follow the guide lines laid down by the Court and to evolve a specific policy to combat sexual harassment in the workplace. Educational institutions are bound by the same directive. Thus NSCET has proactively established the Cell POSH


★ Prevent discrimination and sexual harassment against women, by promoting gender amity among students and employees;
★ Deal with cases of discrimination and sexual harassment against women, in a time bound manner, aiming at ensuring support services to the victimized and termination of the harassment;
★ To ensure that appropriate action is taken against the offender
★ To ensure that victims and witnesses are not victimized or discriminated because of their complaint.
★ To take proactive measures towards sensitization of the working and learning community on gender issues so that the University is an excellent work place for all.
★ Recommend appropriate punitive action against the guilty party to the cell.

Members List Name Designation Position Contact Number E-mail ID
1 Dr.C.Chithra AP/Maths Chairman 9790148325
2 Dr.C.Mathalai Sundaram Principal Member 9443488999
3 Mrs.K.Deepa Student Counsellor Member 9600779731
4 Mrs.M.Mahalakshmi AP/maths Member 9942269290
5 Dr. Sabu. M.Simon Director of Arogya Agam (NGO) External Member 9842142306
6 Ms. S.Ajanthameena Student Member 9894872598
7 Ms.H.Jenifar Fathima Student Member 9585344621
8 Mr.R. Nilophar Praveen Student Member 90225150758
Documents for Reference PoSH Inauguration Report April 2015 Guidelines on safety of students on and off campus in HEIs Handbook on Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace Saksham Measures for Ensuring the Safety of Women and Programmes for Gender Sensitisation on Campuses 2013