Grievance Redressal Cell and Anti-Caste Discrimination Cell

Grievance Redressal Cell and Anti-Caste Discrimination Cell


The college has constituted a committee under the chairmanship of Principal and other faculty members as given below to redress the complaints, regarding issues, women harassment, Ante-caste discrimination


Grievance Redressal Cell and Anti-Caste Discrimination Cell


Objectives of the Grievance Redressal Cell  : 

Grievances submitted by the students are addressed systematically with active
involvement and cooperation of the respective college/office related with the grievance, maintaining necessary confidentiality in handling process. Grievance Redressal cell of the college has emerged into an appropriate platform for providing support and encouragement to all the students and expresses their grievances freely and frankly. It is striving to ensure a responsive and accountable attitude, secular ambience among the authorities concerned.


1. To introduce a fair, impartial and consistent mechanism for redressal of various issues faced by the students/parents.

  1. To develop a responsive and accountable attitude among all stakeholders, thereby maintaining a harmonious atmosphere in the College campus.
    3. To advise stakeholders to respect the right and dignity of one another, and not to behave in a vindictive manner towards any of them for any reason; and
    4. To ensure that grievances are resolved promptly, neutrally and in complete
  2. To uphold the dignity of the college by promoting cordial Student-teacher
  3. To develop harassment free, democratic value and secular conducive atmosphere in the campus.


· The cases will be attended promptly on receipt of written grievances from the students.
· The cell formally will review all cases and will act accordingly.
· The cell will give report to the authority about the cases attended to and the number of pending cases, if any, which require direction and guidance from the higher authorities.



  • The aggrieved students of affiliated of College shall represent his/her grievance either in person or in writing to the Nodal Officer of the Grievance Redressal Cell which is acknowledged. A written reply is sent to the petitioner after obtaining the remarks from the respective authorities. The following guidelines are followed to solve the grievances by considering the welfare of the students.
  • After receipt of representation from the students/parents/public, the official
    remarks are called from the principal of respective college by “The Coordinator’
  • The official remarks by the principal on the particular issue are meticulously analyzed by the officials in the Student Grievance Affairs and the same is communicated to the students/ parents/petitioner based on the genuinity
  • Considering the nature of the complaint mentioned in the representation of
    students/parents/public, an enquiry committee consisting of Professors.
  • The enquiry committee members will discuss about the issues on the
    representation in cell and the common consensus is
    arrived regarding the date, place of enquiry and visit to suffered student (if the situations demand).
  • The Principal, faculty members and staff (whose names are mentioned in the representation) of the respective college as well the petitioners are called for enquiry in person, if the enquiry committee desire to conduct the enquiry.
  • Principal to ensure the implementation of recommendation for prevailing good academic ambience in the college. v
  • If the representation of students/parents/public is related to disbursement of the scholarship, the Principal of respective college is asked to take suitable
    measures towards disbursement of sanctioned scholarship to the particular


  1. Women Girls Grievance Cell


2.1 Any women employee or female student will have the right to lodge a complaint concerning sexual harassment against a male student or the employee of the institute by writing a letter or putting the complaint in the Principal’s office.

2.2 The complaint will be afforded full confidentiality at this stage.

2.3 After receiving the complaint, the chairman shall convene the meeting of the cell.

2.4 The chairman will appoint investigation committee, Coordinator will convene the meetings.

2.5 The investigation committee shall then decide the course of action to proceed.

2.6 The complaint will stand dropped if in accordance to the committee the complaint has not been able to disclose prima-facie an offence of sexual harassment by complainer /her representative.

2.7 In case the investigation committee decides to proceed with the complaint, the wishes of the complainer shall be ascertained and if the complainer wishes that a warning will suffice then alleged offender shall be called to the meeting of the committee, heard and if satisfied that a warning is just and proper, he will be warned about his behavior and non-occurrence of it. In case the complainer requests that the complaint should be proceeded with beyond mere a warning, the same may be proceeded with in the manner prescribed hereafter.

  1. Procedure for investigation

3.1 If the complainer wishes to proceed beyond a mere a warning to the accused, the accused shall be given in writing by the investigation committee an opportunity to explain within one week why he should not be, for good and sufficient reasons, be punished for the act of sexual harassment on his part.

3.2 If the written explanation of the accused is not found to be satisfactory or if he does not provide any written explanation, the investigation committee will decide whether the offence deserves a minor penalty or a major penalty.

3.3 In the event that the investigation committee deciding that the accused be imposed a minor penalty, the said penalty will be recommended by the investigation committee to the chairman of the cell for decision.

3.4 If the investigation committee comes to a conclusion that the accused in case if his guilt proved, should be imposed a major penalty, it shall make a recommendation of action. If the accused is an employee, he may be placed under suspension under the provisions of act.

3.5 If a person is charged with physical molestation or rape on college / society’s premises, he shall be immediately placed under suspension pending the completion of the investigation and enquiry. Appropriate actions can be initiated as per the laws of Indian penal code.

  1. Punishment for sexual harassment

4.1 Any member of the institute fraternity (student/employee/outsider related to institute) found guilty of sexual harassment shall be liable to be punished. This shall be subject to the same penalties for major or minor misconduct as prescribed under government/ university rules.

4.2 A student guilty of sexual harassment shall be liable for any of the following penalties:

  1. a) Warning or reprimand. b) Suspension from college for a period of one month. c) Debarment from appearing for the examination for a period up to three years. d) Rustication from the college as the case may be. e) Any other punishment as defined by the government/ university act.




Ref. – D. O. F. No.1-712011(SCT) Dated 1st March 2016

UGC circular D.O. No.F.2-1/2013(PG/Pt.File) dated 8 Aug 2017


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