This cell will accept complaints regarding academic matters inclusive of students and teachers’ conduct, discipline inclusive of anti-ragging ethics, sexual harassment and protection of equal rights and redress them promptly, judiciously and sensitively enough to ensure justice besides creating a good ambience and interactive workplace culture within the students, teachers and the college staff imbued with understanding and respect.


1. Selection of Co-ordinator, Faculty Members and Student Representatives

The selection of the following members in the Grievance Redressal Cell will be as follows:

· Selection of Co-ordinator –To be selected by sole discretion of the Principal

· Selection of Faculty Members – Two faculty members to be selected by the Principal in consultation with the Co-ordinator.

· Selection of Student Representative- Four students to be selected by the above members.

2. In case of sexual harassment complaints:

After the enactment of the Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressed) Act, 2013, as per the UGC Regulations 2015:

· There will be nine members: a Presiding Officer, two faculty members and two non-teaching employees, one member from amongst non-government organisations or association and three students.

· Three students will be elected through transparent democratic procedure.

· The term of office of the members shall be for three years; HEIs may also employ a system whereby one-third of the members may change every year.

3. In case of SC/ ST complaints:

A liaison officer should be selected.

4. Role of the members in the committee:

· To participate in meetings, and redress the complaints, maintain a file of the minutes of meetings.

· In case of sexual harassment complaints, the members should take action promptly.

· In case of anti-ragging and SC/ST complaints, a meeting between the members and the liaison officer to take place in order to redress the issue.


1. The discipline and grievance redressal cell will take complaints through designated e-mail and the details of the incidents.

2. The committee would aim to encourage students to express their grievances.

3. The records will be maintained and proper redressal would take place irrespective of the position of the complainant and complaint.

Email ID – grc@vkm.org.in

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