Workshop on Sexual Harassment at workplace Act,2013

On September 28 Th, 2021 a workshop was arranged for senior officials from

Kendriya Hindi Prashikshan Sansthan, Hindi Bhasha Vibhag, Grih Mantralaya, New Delhi.”

Total 52 officers from the head office as well as from regional branches all overIndia attended the workshop.

President Samvedana Prajakta Avhad conducted the 3 hours half day seminar. Background and scope of the act, important definitions like what is sexual harassment? what is a workplace ?who is considered as an employer and what are his/ her duties , internal complaints committee etc were discussed at length.

Most of the senior officers were either part of the internal complaints committee or / and heading their respective offices, so very pinpointed questions were asked about pros and cons of conducting an enquiry, how to deal with the penal action as per service rules, scope of the enquiry committee etc.

Joint director Suman Lal, asst director Sameer Trikha took special efforts to arrange and host the workshop.

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