Vidyasagar College for Women

Govt. Aided College, Kolkata. Established in 1960

Vidyasagar College for Women has zero tolerance policy against discrimination and sexual harassment. An act of sexual harassment is a punishable offence.In terms of the Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace (Prevention, Harassment and Redressal) Act 2013, with a view to provide protection against discrimination and sexual harassment of women at workplace and for the prevention and redressal of complaints of sexual harassment and for matters connected therewith or incidental there to, the Internal Complaints Committee (ICC) has been constituted in the college. ICC looks diligently into matters related to sexual harassment. A sensitization seminar was organised jointly with Nari Samsad on 17.03.2017 to create awareness on the issue of sexual harassment.

According to the Supreme Court of India, the following constitutes sexual harassment:

  1. Physical contact and advances

  2. A demand or request for sexual favours

  3. Sexually coloured remarks

  4. Showing pornography

  5. Any other unwelcome physical, verbal, or non-verbal conduct of sexual nature

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How to file a complaint (Women staff and students):

  1. Submit the complaint directly to either the Principal or any committee member (teaching or non teaching staff) mentioned below

  2. Send an email at

  3. through the on line grievance portal of the college (for students)

  4. students can put in their complaint in the Grievance Redressal box which has been placed at outside the library.

Redressal Mechanism view/download

Composition of the Cell

  1. Dr. Sudipa Pandit (Chemistry) - Presiding Officer

  2. Smt. Swarnali Mishra, Government Nominee, GB

  3. Dr. Patrali Ghosh (Philosophy)

  4. Dr. Sukanta Patra (Librarian)

  5. Sri. Sayandeb Sinha (Head Clerk)

  6. Sri. Jayanta Saha (Clerk)

  7. Sreya Saha (Student, Semester-V)

  8. Rishika Paul (Student, Semester-V)

  9. Eva Ghosh (Student, Semester-III)

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