CHANDIGARH: Health and Family Welfare Department, Punjab at present organized a workshop on Prevention of Sexual Harassment at Workplace.
Dr. Prof Pam Rajput coverage analyst, coach and public speaker was the important thing resourse individual for the workshop. She defined that The Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal) Act, 2013 is a legislative act in India that seeks to guard ladies from sexual harassment at their place of work. The Act got here into drive from 9 December 2013. Most Indian employers haven’t carried out the regulation regardless of the authorized requirement that any office with greater than 10 workers must implement it.
She added that Internal Committee must be constituted that’s headed by the senior most feminine worker and has greater than half feminine members. It ought to have an exterior member in addition to a member with authorized background. This committee wants guarantee prevention, prohibition and redressal.
The entire exercise was carried out below the supervision of Dr. G B Singh Director Health Services.On this event he shared the seriousness of the difficulty and the way essential that is to be maintained at office. State Head quarters of Department of Health & FW Punjab has an operational mechanism together with the committee members duly educated from V. V. Giri National Labour Institute, Noida.
Dr. Baljit Kaur committee member for the department talked about subsequent steps to work in the direction of Prevention, prohibition and redressal.
She mentioned that the State authorities has strictly directed to take stern motion towards employers who fail to adjust to this regulation. She mentioned that inside committee needs to be in place in all organizations and periodically oriented and submit their annual report back to the pinnacle of the group.
The workshop was attended by Senior officers of the Health Department, Civil Surgeons from Districts and employees members of the Head workplace.This workshop was carried out on-line as a result of COVID-19 restrictions in place. All the contributors had been sensitized in regards to the act intimately to make sure dignity of ladies at office.