The Gender Amity Committee

Terms of reference of the Gender Amity Committee:

  • Identify and suggest measures to ensure the welfare and safety of members on campus.
  • Create awareness among students, faculty and staff.
  • Recommend measures to sensitize IISER Tirupati members on gender issues.
  • Investigate complaints of gender harassment and recommend appropriate action.
  • The name of the complainant is ALWAYS kept CONFIDENTIAL.

Any faculty, staff or student who comes to know about an incident of harassment, shall advise the affected person to approach a member of the cell or report to a member themselves.

Nature of punitive action:

A student guilty of sexual harassment shall be liable to give a written apology to the victim and any of the following punitive actions:

  • Suitable warning
  • Withholding / withdrawing scholarship/fellowship and other benefits
  • Suspension / expulsion from the hostel
  • Rustication from the Institute up to a certain period
  • Expulsion from the Institute

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An employee guilty of sexual harassment shall be liable to give a written apology to the victim and any of the following punitive actions:

  • Suitable warning
  • Withholding of increments
  • Reduction to lower service, grade or post
  • Compulsory retirement
  • Removal from service
  • Dismissal from service

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Members:

  • Dr. R Lakshmi Lavanya, Assistant Professor: Chairperson
  • Dr. Jessy Jose, Assistant Professor: Member
  • Dr. K Saikranthi, INSPIRE Faculty: Member
  • Dr. Tapan Chandra Adhyapak, Assistant Professor: Member
  • Dr. Archana Arjilli, Medical Officer: Member
  • Deputy Registrar (Academics & Administration): Member
  • Deputy Registrar (Purchase & Administration): Member

Members of the institute who face any difficulty or harassment in this regard are encouraged to seek redressal by contacting members of the Gender Amity Committee in person / by phone / by e-mail to genderamity@iisertirupati.ac.in.

Handbook On Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal) Act, 2013.


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