DLSA, Ganderbal conducted awareness programme on Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal) Act, 2013 (POSH Act). For the implementation of plan of action/calendar of activities for the Year-2024

Date:

DLSA, Ganderbal conducted awareness programme on Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal) Act, 2013 (POSH Act).

For the implementation of plan of action/calendar of activities for the Year-2024 issued by J&K Legal Services Authority, District Legal Services Authority, Ganderbal organized an awareness programme on “Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal) Act, 2013 (POSH Act)” in order to sensitize authorities/managements, employees and adolescent groups with the provisions of the said Act, on 24th of February, 2024 (Saturday) at Govt. Boys Higher Secondary School, Lar. The programme was held under the Chairmanship of Mr. Ritesh Kumar Dubey, Chairman District legal Services Authority, Ganderbal and under the guidance of Ms. Nusrat Ali Hakak, Secretary DLSA Ganderbal.

Ms. Nusrat Ali Hakak, Secretary DLSA Ganderbal, in her presidential address gave a brief introduction on the provisions of the said Act. She said, the purpose of implementing the POSH Act is to prevent and protect the women from sexual harassment being faced by them at the workplace and ensuring a safe working environment for women. She enlightened participants that the genesis of the PoSH Act, 2013 as an outcome of the landmark judgment Vishakha vs. State of Rajasthan.

 Mr. Sajid Irfan, Deputy LADC, Ganderbal highlighted all important facts under different sections of the Act such as definition of sexual harassment, composition of Internal Complaints Committee, complaint mechanism, steps for conduct of inquiry, report submission by Internal Complaint Committee, etc,. He said, the POSH Act envisages the setting up of Local & Internal Complaints Committee to hear and redress complaints pertaining to sexual harassment. 

Mr. Tanveer Ashraf, Assistant LADC, Ganderbal described about the duties as well as the power of Local & Internal Complaints Committee in a Govt. or public organization. He went on to explain the meaning of ‘Sexual Harassment’ with the help of case laws and examples.

Vote of thanks was presented by Mr. Siraj Ahmad Mir, Principal Govt. Boys Higher Secondary School, Lar, who appreciated the District Legal Services Authority Ganderbal for organizing such progarmmes. The proceedings of the programme was conducted by Mr. Mohammad Lateef Khan, Zonal Cultural Coordinator, Tulamulla.

The programme was attended by Medical Officers, Officers and Officials of DLSA Ganderbal, Tehsil Office Lar & BDO Office Lar, PLVs, Aganwadi Workers, Asha Workers, Women of Self Help Groups and was also virtually attended by the Officers and officials of Tehsil Bandipora, DLSA Bandipora and PLVs of District Bandipora.

For the implementation of plan of action/calendar of activities for the Year-2024 issued by J&K Legal Services Authority, District Legal Services Authority, Ganderbal organized an awareness programme on “Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal) Act, 2013 (POSH Act)” in order to sensitize authorities/managements, employees and adolescent groups with the provisions of the said Act, on 24th of February, 2024 (Saturday) at Govt. Boys Higher Secondary School, Lar. The programme was held under the Chairmanship of Mr. Ritesh Kumar Dubey, Chairman District legal Services Authority, Ganderbal and under the guidance of Ms. Nusrat Ali Hakak, Secretary DLSA Ganderbal.

Ms. Nusrat Ali Hakak, Secretary DLSA Ganderbal, in her presidential address gave a brief introduction on the provisions of the said Act. She said, the purpose of implementing the POSH Act is to prevent and protect the women from sexual harassment being faced by them at the workplace and ensuring a safe working environment for women. She enlightened participants that the genesis of the PoSH Act, 2013 as an outcome of the landmark judgment Vishakha vs. State of Rajasthan.

 Mr. Sajid Irfan, Deputy LADC, Ganderbal highlighted all important facts under different sections of the Act such as definition of sexual harassment, composition of Internal Complaints Committee, complaint mechanism, steps for conduct of inquiry, report submission by Internal Complaint Committee, etc,. He said, the POSH Act envisages the setting up of Local & Internal Complaints Committee to hear and redress complaints pertaining to sexual harassment. 

Mr. Tanveer Ashraf, Assistant LADC, Ganderbal described about the duties as well as the power of Local & Internal Complaints Committee in a Govt. or public organization. He went on to explain the meaning of ‘Sexual Harassment’ with the help of case laws and examples.

Vote of thanks was presented by Mr. Siraj Ahmad Mir, Principal Govt. Boys Higher Secondary School, Lar, who appreciated the District Legal Services Authority Ganderbal for organizing such progarmmes. The proceedings of the programme was conducted by Mr. Mohammad Lateef Khan, Zonal Cultural Coordinator, Tulamulla.

The programme was attended by Medical Officers, Officers and Officials of DLSA Ganderbal, Tehsil Office Lar & BDO Office Lar, PLVs, Aganwadi Workers, Asha Workers, Women of Self Help Groups and was also virtually attended by the Officers and officials of Tehsil Bandipora, DLSA Bandipora and PLVs of District Bandipora.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

Share post:

Subscribe

spot_imgspot_img

Popular

More like this
Related

02 GAMBLERS ARRESTED BY J&K POLICE DISTRICT GANDERBAL; STAKE MONEY & PLAYING CARDS SEIZED

*02 GAMBLERS ARRESTED BY J&K POLICE DISTRICT GANDERBAL; STAKE...

Chairperson DDC Ganderbal discusses framing of District Capex Budget 2024-25

Chairperson DDC Ganderbal discusses framing of District Capex Budget...

Cop dies in Srinagar road accident

*Cop dies in Srinagar road accident*Srinagar, July 04 -...