Gender Sensitization Programme Organized by WGRC

Gender sensitization programme was organized by Women’s Grievance Redressal Committee at IIT Bhubaneswar on 20/10/2017, Friday. The event started with the welcome speech by honorable director Prof. R V Rajakumar. Mrs Namrata Chadha, Lawyer, Social activist and member of internal complaints committee IIT Bhubanesawar, delivered   seminar on “Sexual Harassment of Women at workplace – acts and rules”. The seminar aimed at sensitization of the students, faculty and staff of the campus regarding the acts, rules and legal consequences of complaints if lodged. The seminar was emphasized on the gender bias and related issues, the current judicial scenario for sexual harassment at workplace and various do's and dont's for prevention such malpractices. The programme ended on a note that any such grievance is catered with utmost importance and sincere investigation in every national institute through a competent committee. The students, staff and faculty members enthusiastically attended the session and made it very interactive.