Internal Complaints Committee (ICC)

About the Committee

Diamond Harbour Women’s University the first and only Women’s University in Eastern India promises and ensures a safe and reliable platform of self-development for its girl students. In compliance with the Constitution of India it guarantees ‘equality of status and opportunity’ to all. As a part of this endeavour the University has set up an Internal Complaints Committee (ICC) in 2017, pursuance of UGC (Prevention, prohibition and redressal of sexual harassment of women employees and students in higher educational institutions) Regulations, 2015 read with Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal) Act, 2013. The committee will serve a three year term period. A regular reshuffling of student representatives will be done keeping in mind the smooth and effective functioning of the committee.



Structure of the Committee

The Internal Complaints Committee (ICC) of the University consists of the following members:

Dr. Indrani Ghosh

  • Department of Education
  • Presiding Officer

Dr. Aparna Bandyopadhyay

  • Faculty Representatives
  • Department of History

Dr. Tapas Kumar Ghosh

  • Department of Physics
  • Faculty Representatives

Sanghamitra Purakait

  • DHWU
  • Non-Teaching Staff Representatives

Debasish Chakraborty

  • DHWU
  • Non-Teaching Staff Representatives

Sayanti Nandi

  • Faculty of Arts, Department of Education
  • Student Representatives

Sumana Kanji

  • Faculty of Science, Department of Mathematics
  • Student Representatives

Prof. Maitreyee Bardhan Roy

  • NGO Member (Dutiful Mind), and Former Principal, Basanti Devi College.
  • One external member from Non-Govt. Association

* The student representatives are members of the ICC only until the completion of their academic pursuits in the University, or three years, whichever is earlier.



Important Links

  • UGC (Prevention, prohibition and redressal of sexual harassment of women employees and students in higher educational institutions) Regulations, 2015  Download
  • Handbook of Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal Act, 2013)  Download

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