Div Com directs DCs to constitute Anti-Sexual Harassment Committees

GJ REPORT SRINAGAR, MAY 29: Divisional Commissioner Kashmir Baseer Ahmad Khan today directed all the Deputy Commissioners of Kashmir Division to constitute district & block level and all government office level Anti-Sexual Harassment Committees in their respective districts so that mechanism to redress such offense at workplace will be put in place for speedy justice to victims. The Div Com was speaking at a meeting in which all DCs of Kashmir Division participated via video conferencing while as Additional Deputy Commissioner Srinagar district, Assistant Commissioner Central, Deputy Director Planning and other officers were present in the meeting. The Divisional Commissioner further said everyone has a responsibility towards this sensitive issue, so in every district, as well as block, SHCs will be constituted by Deputy Commissioners. These committees will send the weekly report to the concerned Deputy Commissioner for timely disposal of the complaints. On the directions of Chief Minister, Div Com directed Deputy Commissioners of Anantnag and Baramulla district to start Ladies Special Bus service immediately.