Vivekananda College
[UGC 2 f and 12 B Affiliated]

ESTD : 1985
P.O + Dist. :- Alipurduar, Pin-736121, West Bengal, Phone & Fax :- 03564 274705

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Internal Complaint Committee (ICC)


Vivekananda College is a coeducational institution providing equal opportunities to all. Men and women work together in a congenial atmosphere, however if there are any complaints involving physical contacts or advances, demand for sexual favours, sexually tainted remarks, and any unwelcome physical, verbal or nonverbal expressions of a sexual nature; it is addressed and appropriate action is taken. This cell aims at sensitizing the students and staff to work diligently to prevent sexual harassment in the college. Complaints of sexual harassment shall be lodged with the Committee and appropriate disciplinary action is initiated by the members in accordance to the rules and regulations of the college.

Why ICC?
  • It is formed according to the provisions of the POSH ACT-Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace Act of 2013, 9 th December 2013. (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal).
  • It is also mentioned in University Grants Commission (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal of sexual harassment of women employees and students in higher educational institutions) Regulations, 2015- 2 nd May 2016.
What is ICC?

The POSH Act demanded an ICC be made at all workplaces for the redressal of sexual harassment cases.

Functions of ICC :
  • To prevent sexual harassment at workplace.
  • To prevent discrimination and sexual harassment against girls by promoting gender amity among students and employees
  • To conduct periodical programmes on women empowerment.
  • To provide conducive environment and congenial atmosphere for women.
Who can approach ICC?

Any aggrieved woman who has suffered harassment at workplace can approach ICC. Aggrieved woman includes :

  1. Woman who is an employee, or
  2. Someone visiting workplace, or
  3. Student

Note: A legal heir or a person prescribed can make a complaint on behalf of the woman, if the aggrieved is unable to do so on account of physical, mental capacity or death.

ICC Committee Composition
Sl No. Name Designation
1. Dr. Srijit Das Principal PRINCIPAL
2. Dr. Ratna Dey Convenor, Associate Professor & H.O.D Dept of Bengali CONVENOR
3. Miss Jali Biswas H.O.D Dept of English, Associate Professor TEACHING MEMBERS
4. Miss Dipa Chakraborty H.O.D. Dept of Political science , Associate Professor
5. Mr.Bappa Mohanto Assistant.Professor Dept of History
6. Mrs. Sudeshna Roy Library Staff NON TEACHING MEMBER
7. Mrs Alpana Das Advocate Alipurduar Dist.Court MEMBER FROM LOCAL COMMUNITY
8. Ahana Roy PH.D scholar U.G.B ALUMNI MEMBER
9. Rajdip Pandit Dept of English STUDENT MEMBER
10. Ditipriya Saha Dept of English STUDENT MEMBER