DHE Orders Probe into Sexual Harassment

Published: 12th December 2013 09:26 AM  |   Last Updated: 12th December 2013 09:26 AM   |  A+A-

The Department of Higher Education (DHE) has ordered a probe into allegation of sexual harassment reported in a management college of the Capital City.

In a letter addressed to the Employment and Technical Education and Training (ETET) Department, DHE Additional Secretary DP Behera has asked its officials to take appropriate action.

A female employee of the college had alleged sexual harassment by a senior official.

A Department of Technical Education and Training official said they have asked all the professional colleges to provide a report on formation of the internal committee under the Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace Act, 2013.      

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