Anti-Sexual Harassment Policy

 

1. Gender Sensitization Committee

The President, SAU has constituted the following Gender Sensitization Commitee (GSC) under clause 4 of the Byelaws on Rules Governing issues of Sexual Harassment (Notification No. : SAU /4-6/2012/1174 dated 16 August 2022):

  • Dr. Ritu Gaur, Professor, Faculty of Life Sciences & Biotechnology, SAU (as Chairperson). Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Dr. Nafees Ahmad, Associate Professor, Faculty of Legal Studies, SAU (as Member). Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Dr. JC Bansal, Associate Professor, Department of Mathematics, SAU (as Member). Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Dr. Debdatta Saha, Assistant Professor (SG), Faculty of Economics, SAU (as Member). Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Dr. Gitanjali Yadav, MNASc, Staff Scientist V, NII, JNU (as External Member)

The GSC shall be the competent body to propose the University’s policy and guidelines relating to the prevention of sexual harassment cases and other acts of gender discrimination in accordance with the revised byelaws. The Chairperson and Members of the committee shall hold office initially for a period of one year from the date of the Notification.

 

2. University Complaints Committee

The President, SAU has constituted the following University Complaints Committee (UCC) under Rule 4.2(2) of the Revised Byelaws governing issues of sexual harassment (Notification No: SAU/4-6/2011-Not./1198 dated 31 August 2022):

 

  • Dr Soumita Basu, Associate Professor, Department of International Relations, SAU (as Chairperson). Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Dr Ravi Shankar Akundi, Associate Professor,Faculty of Life Sciences & Biotechnology, SAU (as Member). Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Dr. Shachi Sharma, Assistant Professor, Department of Computer Science, SAU (as Member). Email:  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Ms Manori Yapabandara, Assistant Director (SG) Infra, SAU (as Member and Secretary). Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Dr Saumya Uma, Professor of Law & Director, Centre for Women's Rights, Jindal Global Law School, Sonipat (as External Member)

 

 The UCC shall be the competent body to inquire into and address all complaints of sexual harassment in the first instance as per the revised byelaws. All complaints of sexual harassment shall be made to the Chairperson UCC or to any other member of UCC. If the complaint is made to any member of UCC (i.e., other than the Chairperson, UCC) or, for that matter, to any other member of the University, the concerned member shall immediately refer the matter and all related material, if any, to the Chairperson of the UCC. For more details see the Revised SAU Byelaws on Rules governing issues of Sexual Harassment. The Chairperson and Members of the committee shall hold office for a period of one year from the date of Notification.

 

3. Policy

Byelaw on Rules Governing issues of Sexual Harassment

 

 

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