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Maneka writes to India Inc on sexual harassment committees

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  21 March 2015 12:00 AM GMT

New Delhi, March 20: Union Women and Child Development Minister Maneka Gandhi has asked various chambers of commerce and industry to ensure constitution of interl complaints committees to deal with sexual harassment cases. In a letter to chambers of commerce and industry, including FICCI, CII, Assocham and PHD, she said her ministry has been receiving complaints from women working in the private sector about the absence of such a committee in their organisations. Many members of parliament have also persolly raised their concern on this issue, Gandhi said. The minister has also asked them to furnish the compliance on this issue every month so that the ministry is able to formulate a strategy towards those entities which do not comply with the provisions of the Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace Act, 2013. (IANS)

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