Delhi Ladies and Baby Growth Minister Rajendra Pal Gautam on Sunday directed to type a five-member committee to look into complaints of sexual harassment at workplaces within the nationwide capital. Such a committee will embody members from the federal government, NGOs and civil society, an announcement from the Delhi authorities mentioned. The choice was taken after the minister chaired a assessment assembly on implementation of the Sexual Harassment of Ladies at Office (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal) Act, 2013.
The assembly was attended by senior officers of the Division of Ladies and Baby Growth. “Gautam directed the Division of Ladies and Baby Growth to represent a five-member committee to overview and monitor the Sexual Harassment of Ladies at Office (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal) Act, 2013 and the composition could embody some representatives from authorities, Non Authorities Organisation (NGO) sector and civil society,” the assertion mentioned.
“The minister additionally instructed that a assembly ought to be convened via video conferencing with authorities division heads, within the first section, with a view to have an interface concerning implementation of the Act of their respective departments,” it mentioned.
The division was additionally directed to make sure the issuance of ads, within the type of show and textual content notices, for creating consciousness amongst residents together with all authorities and personal sector entities on the provisions, facilitations and penalty clauses of the Act.
For this, the Division of Ladies and Baby Growth has organised a number of workshops together with media campaigns. It has additionally issued crucial directions on common intervals to all departments of town authorities, autonomous our bodies and personal sector corporations for structure of inner committees, it mentioned.
All district magistrates have additionally been instructed for structure of native committee as statutory requirement underneath the Act, the assertion added.