Internal Complaints Committee

Internal Complaints Committee2021-06-23T19:57:16+05:30

STUDENTS

INTERNAL COMPLAINTS COMMITTEE (ICC)
ST THOMAS COLLEGE (AUTONOMOUS), THRISSUR-1

Then you will know the truth, and the truth will set you free.”-John 8:32

St. Thomas College (Autonomous), Thrissur abides by its motto “the truth will set you free”. We at St. Thomas, believe that the principles of justice, humanity and dignity should be dispensed irrespective of caste, creed, social status and gender of a person. Therefore in keeping with the ethos of this institution and in acquiescence with the instructions of National Commission for Women and the directives of Hon’ble Supreme Court Judgment (Attachment 1) on the subject of sexual harassment of women in the workplace, an Internal Complaints Committee for taking into account the complaints of sexual harassment of women staff and students of St. Thomas College (Autonomous) was established in November 2016. Information regarding the Act; Rules and functions of ICC are as given below as downloadable pdfs.

S.No. Title Details
1 Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace(Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal) Act and Rule 2013
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2 Handbook on Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace
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Procedure for filing a Complaint with ICC St. Thomas College (Autonomous), Thrissur-1 (Main Steps)

  • Complaints regarding Sexual Harassment must be made in written (legible handwriting) or typed on paper.
  • Nature of the complaint should be clearly stated in detail with dates and locations.
  • As per stipulation of The Act the aggrieved person can make the written complaint of sexual harassment at workplace within a period of three months from the date of incident and in case of a series of incidents, within a period of three months from the date of last incident.
  • The complaint must be in no case anonymous and the aggrieved person’s name and address should be legible.
  • As per the Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal) Rules, 2013, in case the aggrieved woman is unable to make a complaint on account of her physical incapacity, a complaint may be filed inter alia by her relative or friend or her co-worker or an officer of the National Commission for Woman or State Women’s Commission or any person who has knowledge of the incident, with the written consent of the aggrieved woman.
  • The written complaint should be handed over to any internal member of the ICC- STC.
Name and Designation Position
Ms. Dalia Varghese, Assistant Professor

Department of History

Presiding officer
Dr. Rani Jasmine Thomas N., Assistant Professor

Department of Hindi

Member
Dr. Anusree M.R, Assistant Professor

Department of Statistics

Member
Ms.Blessy Paul C., Assistant Professor

Department of Political Science

Member
Ms.Christeena T Jose, Assistant Professor

Department of English

Member
Mr.Ashbin Mathew, Assistant Professor

Department of Mathematics

Member
Fr. Alan Tony, Assistant professor

Department of Social work

Member
Ms. Sujisha T.G., HoD, Dept of Pyschology

Shri Achuthamenon Government College, Kuttanellur, Thrissur

External Member

Working of Internal Complaints Committee –Women (ICC- St. Thomas College, Thrissur) will be as per guidelines issued (Table 1- attachment 2).

  • All complaints will be dealt with confidentially.
  • Only matters pertaining to sexual harassment and/or discrimination of staff and students will be under the jurisdiction of ICC.
  • Other conflicts and grievances if any should be submitted to the respective Grievance Redressal Cells (either for Staff or Students) or to the Discipline Committee.
  • All students and staff are bound to obey the rules specified in the College Manual and any complaint regarding the same is not under the purview of the ICC
Attachment 1
Attachment 2
Following are the list of members in Internal Complaint committee  
Name and DesignationPosition
Ms. Dalia VarghesePresiding officer
Assistant Professor
Department of History
Dr. Rani Jasmine Thomas N.Member
Assistant Professor
Department of Hindi
Dr. Anusree M.RMember
Assistant Professor
Department of Statistics
Ms.Blessy Paul C.Member
Assistant Professor
Department of Political Science
Ms. CHRISTEENA T JOSEMember
Assistant Professor
Department of English
Mr. Ashbin MathewMember
Assistant Professor
Department of Mathematics
Fr. Alan TonyMember
Assistant professor
Department of Social work
Ms. Sujisha T.G.,External Member
HoD, Dept of Pyschology
Shri Achuthamenon Government College, Kuttanellur, Thrissur
Programmes conducted
15/02/2021:8.30-10.30
Webinar on Sexual harassment: Awareness and prevention
Resource person: Adv.Rebin Vincent Gralan
Platform used: Microsoft teams
No.of Students attended: 1172