Karunya University (Karunya Institute of Technology and Sciences) is committed to creating a safe environment for women students and employees – a gender-just environment free of violence, harassment, exploitation, intimidation and stress.
Sexual Harassment Prevention Cell at Karunya University was set up in pursuance of the UGC guidelines and directives of the Hon’ble Supreme Court in the judgement of Vishaka & Others v/s. State of Rajasthan & Others reported in 1997 (6) SCC 241, and as per the provisions of the Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal) Act, 2013.
The Sexual Harassment Prevention Committee at Karunya University is an instrument for addressing the issues of sexual harassment and recommending their redressal in a time-bound manner.
When an incident of sexual harassment occurs, the victim or third-party may submit a written complainant in person at Sexual Harassment Prevention Cell, or send via email at “firstname.lastname@example.org or register complaint Online, using the Online registration system.
The following members are nominated for the Sexual Harassment Prevention Committee for a period of two years:
|1.||Dr. (Mrs.) Shobha Rekh, Director i/c - Electrical Sciences||Chairperson|
|2.||Dr. (Mrs.) Daphy Inbasekar, Director i/c – S&H||Member|
|3.||Dr. (Mrs.) Jannet Vennila, Director i/c (SBT&HS)||Member|
|4.||Mrs. Nisha Malini, Asst. Prof - KSBLM||Member|
|5.||Ms. Anitha. J, Joint Chief Warden – Ladies Hostel||Member|
|6.||Dr. (Mrs.) Sheela Daniel, Psychiatric specialist from SEESHA Hospital||Member|
|7.||Dr. D.S. Robinshon Smart, Director – Campus Life||Member|
|8.||Mr. Daniel Savanam, Officer-in-Charge of Grievance Redressal Cell||Member Secretary|
|9.||Mr. Jesudasan, Legal Consultant||Third Party Rep.|
|10.||Ms. Blessantoli (PR10BI1002), Ph.D Woman scholar (Biotech.)||Member Student Rep.|
|11.||Ms. Harshala Kirthi (PR13MS1123), MBA Woman student||Member Student Rep.|
|12.||Ms. Andrea Iris J, (UR13ME014), B.tech – Mech Woman Student||Member Student Rep|