Rashtrasant Janardhan Swami College of Nursing

Shri Janardhan Swami College of Nursing

Rashtrasant Janardhan Swami
College of Nursing

Internal Complaints Committee

As per the guidelines of Supreme Court, UGC, Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace (Prevention, Prohibition & Redressal) Act, 2013, an Internal Complaints Committee has been established by the College. The College has a zero-tolerance policy towards any such transgression. RJS College of Nursing is committed to providing safe academic and working environment to all students and its women employees that is free of sexual harassment and is extremely alert to matters pertaining to any kind of harassment and gender sensitivity. ICC meets on a need basis to address any complaints from students, teaching and nonteaching members and takes necessary action. All members of RJS college of nursing – students, teaching faculty, administrative staff, both contractual and temporary will come under the purview of this policy.

Objectives, roles and responsibilities of ICC
  • To uphold the commitment of the Institute to provide an environment free of gender-based discrimination.
  • To Prevent discrimination and sexual harassment by promoting gender amity among staff and students.
  • Create a secure physical and social environment to defer any act of sexual harassment.
  • Promote a social and psychological environment to raise an awareness on sexual harassment in its various forms.

The Process for Complaint and Inquiry:
  • Step I: An aggrieved woman should give a written complaint. It should be submitted to the ‘Internal Complaints Committee’ within 1 months of the date of the incident. The time limit may be extended for a further period of 3 months if, on account of certain circumstances, the woman was prevented from filing the complaint. If the aggrieved woman is unable to make a complaint, her legal heirs may do so.
  • Step II: On receipt of the complaint, the ICC will proceed to make an inquiry in accordance with rules under the Act. The inquiry will be completed within 90 days. And the inquiry report will be submitted within 10 days from the date of completion of the inquiry.
  • Step III: If the ICC finds that the allegations against the respondent are proven, it will submit a report to the Principal to take action for sexual harassment as misconduct in accordance with the provisions of the applicable service rules or where no service rules exist, in accordance with rules framed under the Act.
  • Step IV: The college management will act on the recommendations of ICC within 60 days of the submission of the inquiry report.
  • Step V: Appeal against the decision of the ICC is allowed within 90 days of the recommendations.


S. No. Name Designation Position in Committee
1 Ms. Reshma Pathan Assistant Professor, RJS College of Nursing Presiding Officer
2 Mr. Prasad C. Katkade Managing Director, SJS Hospital Kopargaon Member, ICC
3 Dr. Pooja C. Katkade Management representative Member, ICC
4 Mr. Irshad Ali M K College Representative Member, ICC
5 Mr. Jils T. Suersh Associate Professor, RJS College of Nursing Member, ICC
6 Ms. Lakshman Sadashiv Bagade Medical Superintendent, SJS Hospital Kopargaon Member, ICC
7 Ms. Deepa R. Thole Member from NGO Member- NGO
8 MS. Shraddha Gadhe Clinical instructor, RJS College of Nursing Member, ICC
9 Ms. Mayuri Baikar Clinical instructor, RJS College of Nursing Member, ICC
10 Mr. Nitin R. Ugale Administrative Officer, RJS College of Nursing Member Secretary, ICC