Gender Issues Committee

Gender Issues Committee
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Gender Issues Committee

In pursuance of Govt. of India’s directives and as per Supreme Court Guidelines, IIM Nagpur has constituted the Gender Issues Committee (GlC). GIC’s role is to not only be an internal Complaints Committee that is required as per the Supreme Court Guidelines, but also to focus additionally on creating awareness, counselling and educating about gender issues.

The Committee has the following objectives:

  • Prevention, prohibition and complaint redressal of sexual harassment of women at workplace.
  • Dealing with cases of sexual harassment at workplace in a time bound manner with required consultation and support to the complainant/victim.
  • Promoting gender amity among llM Nagpur staff/employees and students.
  • Making recommendations to make norms and rules gender just.
  • Fostering a gender sensitive culture at llM Nagpur by organizing social and awareness programmes / workshops and seminars.

The composition of the GIC at IIM Nagpur is as follows:

Sr. Professor Name Position
1. Prof. Avina Mendonca Chairperson
2. Prof. Vishal Arghode Member
3. Lt. Col. Ateendra Godbole Member
4. Mrs. Sharmishtha Gandhi External Member
5. Mrs. Astha Shukla Convenor
6. Ms. Eesha Aishwarya (PGP 1) Student Representative
7. Mr. Prakhar Agarwal (PGP 2) Student Representative

The GIC can be approached on / or 0712-287-0513/0338.

Women in distress can anytime reach out to 24*7 available helpline no-7827170170 or visit website-, issued by National commission for women (NCW)