One point contact in Supreme Court for sexual harassment complaints; Complaint can be sent by e-mail, post or handed over personally

Supreme Court

The Supreme Court Gender Sensitization and Internal Complaints Committee (GSICC) headed by Justice Ranjana Prakash Desai has notified a one point contact for all sexual harassment complaints in the Supreme Court precincts.

As per the circular dated February 14, Registrar Rachna Gupta would be the person to whom sexual harassment complaints can be made. The complaint can be made in writing and can be sent by registered post, courier, speed post or email or can be handed over personally.

The decision was taken in the first meeting of the GSICC held on December 9, 2013. According to the notification,

“The aggrieved women as defined in clause 2(a) of the Gender Sensitisation and Sexual Harassment of Women at the Supreme Court of India (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal) Regulations, 2013 may make a complaint in writing of sexual harassment at Supreme Court of India precincts to the GSICC through its Member Secretary - Ms. Rachna Gupta, Registrar. The contact details are:-

Room No. First Floor (East wing), near Cash & Account-I Registry of Supreme Court of India

Phone No. 011- 23381581

E-mail: gupta.rachna@indianjudiciary.gov.in

The GSICC has already received two complaints as was reported earlier. With a budget of Rs. 5 lakh for this year, the GSICC proposes to conduct seminars to create awareness amongst the Bar as well as train the volunteers.

Read the circular below

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Subhash Chand

November 7, 2014 - 11:04am

Respected Madam,
Agrieved from the circumstances being faced by my daughter in a oldest pvt. university I find help from this channel.She is the only senior officer being harrassed and torched badly for her honesty of last 15 years service If some outside enquiree is ordered then big fraudes can be highlighted.We do not what to do and who can help.

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