Government of Telangana Mandates Registration of Internal Complaints Committee (ICC) setup under POSH Act

The Department of Women Development and Child Welfare of Government of Telangana has recently launched a Web-Portal to provide a single window access to women employees to register their complaint against Sexual Harassment at Workplace.  The POSH (Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal) Act, 2013, requires establishments with more than or equal to 10 employees should constitute Internal Complaints Committee (ICC) for resolving sexual harassment complaints at work place.

As per the public notice issued by Telangana Govt, each employer is required to register and furnish details of their Internal Complaints Committee(ICC) on the portal  The deadline for registration is 15th July 2019, failure to comply with this requirement may attract a penalty of Rs. 50,000.  Complaints received through the portal will be directed to the ICC of the respective employer’s for their redressal.

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