The objective of the Internal Complaints Committee is to take consistent action for prevention, prohibition and redressal of complaints received regarding sexual harassment and gender discrimination of women personnel at the workplace. The term of the committee is of 3 years. The Committee organizes meetings at regular intervals and at times as per immediate requirement of the complaint.
Internal Complaints Committees are working in the Headquarters of the institute at Matunga and Ginning Training Center, Nagpur.
Internal Complaint Committee, Headquarters, Matunga, Mumbai
(Term (06.04.2017 to 05.04.2020)
Name of Committee Member
|1||Dr. (Mrs.) Sujata Saxena, Principal Scientist, Head In charge, Chemical & Biochemical Processing Division, ICAR-CIRCOT, Mumbai||Chairman|
|2||Dr. (Mrs.) Shilpa Charankar, Principal and
Head, Textile science and Apparel Design Department
Dr. B.N.M. College of Home science, Mumbai
|3||Dr. P.K. Mandhyan,Senior Scientist, Head In charge, Quality Evaluation & Improvement Division, ICAR-CIRCOT, Mumbai||Member|
|4||Mrs. Sujata Koshy,Administrative Officer, ICAR-CIRCOT, Mumbai||Member|
|5||Mrs. Parvati S. Nirhali,Assistant Chief Technical Officer, In charge, Test house Section, Technology Transfer Division, ICAR-CIRCOT, Mumbai||Member|
|6||Mrs. Archana Mahapatra,Scientist, Technology Transfer Division, ICAR-CIRCOT, Mumbai||Member|
|7||Mrs. Prachi R. Mhatre, Senior Technical Officer, In charge, Library Section, Technology Transfer DivisionICAR-CIRCOT, Mumbai||Member Secretary|
Internal Complaint Committee, Ginning Training Center, Nagpur
(01.08.2016 to 31.07.2019)
Name of Committee Member
|1||Mis. Varsha Satanakar, Scientist, Ginning Training Center, ICAR-CIRCOT, Nagpur||Chairman|
|2||Dr. (Mrs.) Alka Chaturvedi, Professor, Head of Department of BotanyRashtrasant Tukdoji Maharaj Nagpur University, Nagpur||External – Member|
|3||Dr. V. Mageshwaran, Scientist, Ginning Training Center, ICAR-CIRCOT, Nagpur||Member|
|4||Mrs. M.M. Bhandankar, Skilled Supporting Staff, Ginning Training Center, ICAR-CIRCOT, Nagpur||Member|
|5||Mr. S. L. Bhanusa, Assistant Chief Technical Officer, Ginning Training Center, ICAR-CIRCOT, Nagpur||Member|
|6||Dr. D.U. Patil,Chief Technical Officer, Ginning Training Center, ICAR-CIRCOT, Nagpur||Member Secretary|
Powers and Duties of Internal Complint Committee:
Internal Complaints Committee takes action in the purview of the guidelines received from time to time from New Delhi and performs preliminary inquiry reporting to The Competent Authority on complaints received regarding sexual harassment and gender discrimination of women personnel at the Institute.
Internal Women's Complaint Committee takes efforts to maintain gender parity, sexual harassment-free and positive environment at the workplace. It conducts awareness drive through display of women welfare & anti-sexual harassment policies and other appropriate documents, workshops, posters, speeches by experts etc. to have an encouraging and dignified surrounding to work in for women personnel
The probity and transparency is to be maintained by public servants at all times and is a pre-requisite for effective good governance. Vigilance Officers function at ICAR Institutes as representative of Chief Vigilance Officer of ICAR. He/She maintains a close watch on the functioning and performance of the Institute at various levels. The Vigilance Office also play an important role to guide or assist Head of the Institute in administrative, financial and vigilance matters for overall improvement of the Institute.
Chief Vigilance Officer, Department of Agriculture Research & education (DARE) & Indian Council of Agricultural Research
Name : Shri. Rajan Agrawal
Designation : Chief Vigilance Officer
Office address : Room No.102, First Floor, Krishi Bhawan, New Delhi -110 001.
Telephone : 011-23382375, 011-23046528
Vigilance Officer- ICAR- Central institute for Research on Cotton Technology
Name : Dr. N. Vigneshwaran
Designation : Vigilance Officer
Office address : Chemical and Biochemical Processing Division, ICAR- Central Institute for Research on Cotton Technology, Adenwala Road, Matunga East, Mumbai-400019.
Telephone : 022-24127273 Ext No.149