Report of Internal Committee (IC)

Asst. Prof. Priya Dhanokar, Asst. Prof. Neeta Ahir

The College has constituted an Internal Committee (IC) as per the Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal) Act, 2013 as well as the University Grants Commission (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal of Sexual Harassment of Women Employees and Students in Higher Educational Institutions) Regulations, 2015 vide Regulation 1 (4). The Constitution of the IC is as fallows;

Presiding Officer Asst. Prof. Priya Dhanokar
Faculty Member 1 Asst. Prof. Neeta Ahir
Faculty Member 2 Asst. Prof. Dr. Pratapsinh Salunke
Non Teaching Member 1 Dr. Ganga Reshmi
Non Teaching Member 2 Mr. Vikas Jadhav
Student-Undergraduation Ms. Nidhi Ranka
Student-Postgraduate Ms. Leena Khade
External Member (NGO) Mr. Prashant Kothadia

This year the committee began its functioning by educating the girls of the institution on the basic hygiene habits to be followed in the institution. The committee also ensured that, the information and the functioning of the cell is made known to each and every students in the institution. The committee have undertaken various issues and sensitized the students by organizing various lectures on various related topics. Whereby, the students were made aware of these issues which can be easily tackled by them.

This was followed by organization of a guest lecture on 17th January, 2018 for “Sensitization on Prevention of Sexual Harassment at Workplace.” Two renowned advocates specifically working in the said area were called as the Guest Speakers namely, Adv. Divya Chavan-Jachak and Adv. Deepika- Panicker. The scheme of the relevant Act and its pros and cons were highlighted by them during their lecture.

The lectures were also arranged with the association of the Deccan Education Society’s Brijlal Jindal College of Physiotherapy in regard to issues like awareness about the breast cancer and self examination of the symptoms relating to the disease were highlighted through the lecture and oral feedback as well as quires of the college students were discussed.

International Women’s Day Celebration: - An “Awareness Programme on Women Health” on account of celebrating International Women’s Day in association with Brijlal Jindal College of Physiotherapy , was organised on 8th March, 2018. In this programme, various healths related issues were addressed by the team of teachers and the students of the college of Physiotherapy.

In this way the college Internal Committee has functioned throughout the year for guiding the students regarding various issues concerning the implementation of the relevant Act along with active participation of our college students.


Internal complaints committee (ICC)

Internal complaints committee (ICC) constituted under the Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal) Act, 2013

ICC Designation Members Contact No.
Presiding Officer Asst. Prof. Priya Dhanokar 9403053130
Faculty Member 1 Asst. Prof. Neeta Ahir 9597971979
Faculty Member 2 Asst. Prof. Dr. Pratapsinh Salunke 9960887411
Non Teaching Member 1 Dr. Ganga Reshmi 9767901221
Non Teaching Member 2 Mr. Vikas Jadhav 9527148086
Student-Undergraduation Ms. Nidhi Ranka 9922441937
Student-Postgraduate Ms. Leena Khade 8149964389
External Member (NGO) Mr. Prashant Kothadia 9922913613

Anti-Ragging Rules

The Maharashtra Prohibition of Ragging Act, 1999.

(Extract)

An Act to prohibit ragging in educational institutions in the State of Maharashtra, WHEREAS, it is expedient to enact a special law to prohibit ragging in educational institutions in the State of Maharashtra.

It is hereby enacted in the Fiftieth Year of the Republic of India as follows

  • “Ragging” means display of disorderly conduct, doing of any act which causes or is likely to cause physical, psychological harm or raise apprehension or fear or shame or embarrassment to a student in any educational institution and includes
    • Teasing, abusing, threatening or playing practical jokes on, or causing hurt to, such student: or
    • Asking a student to do any act or perform something which such student will not, in the ordinary course, willingly do.
  • Prohibition of ragging Ragging within or outside of any educational institution is prohibited.
  • Penalty for ragging Whoever directly or indirectly commits, participates in, abets or propagates ragging wi thin or outside any educational institution shall, on conviction , be punished with imprisonment for a term which may extend to two years and shall also be liable to a fine which may extend to ten thousand rupees.
  • Dismissal of student Any student convicted of an offence under the Act shall be dismissed from the educational institution and such student shall not be admitted in any other educational institution for a period of five years from the date of order of such dismissal.
  • Suspension of student
    • Whenever any student or, as the case my be the parent or guardian, or a teacher of an educational institution complains, in writing, of ragging to the head of the educational institution, the head of that educational institution shall, without prejudice to the foregoing provisions, within seven days of the receipt of the complaint, enquire into the matter mentioned in the complaint and if prima facie it is found true, suspend the student who is accused of the offence, and shall, immediately forward the complaint to the police station having jurisdiction over the area in which the educational institution is situated, for further action.
    • Where, on enquiry by the head of the educational institution, it is proved that there is no substance, prima facie, in the complaint received under sub-section (1), he shall intimate the fact, in writing, to the complainant.
    • The decision of the head of the educational institution, that the student has indulged in ragging under sub-section (1), shall be final.

Anti-Ragging Committee Meeting (Academic Year 2016-2017)

Sr. No. Committee Members Designation
1 Dr. Rohini Honap Head of the Institution
2 Dr. Vijay Narkhede, Joint Director, Higher Education Representative of Civil Administration
3 Shri. Ajay Kadam, PSI, Deccan Police Station, Pune Representative of Police
4 Shri.Parag Karandikar Representative of Local Media
5 Shri.Vivek Velankar Representative of NGO
6 Asst.Prof. Deesha Meshram Faculty Member, DESLC
7 Asst.Prof.Sukdeo Ingale Faculty Member, DESLC
8 Mr.Sanjivkumar Shinde Representative of Parents
9 Mr. Sadashiv Salian Representative of Parents
10 Bhargavi Mahajan Senior Student
11 Ravij Kumar Shaw Fresher (Student)
12 Shri. Vikas Jadhav Representative of non-teaching staff
13 Shri. Vikas Kakatkar, Chairman LMC Permanent Invitee