Cell against Sexual Harassment
Akal College of Physical Education, Mastuana Sahib, Sangrur (Punjab) is committed to provide to all women a place of work and study free of sexual harassment, intimidation or exploitation. It is expected that all students and officials shall treat one another and visitors to the college with respect. All members of the college, including those who are in temporary or short term positions are subject to this Policy. Anyone violating this Policy is liable to disciplinary action.
            Reports of sexual harassment are taken seriously and shall be dealt with promptly. The specific action taken in any particular case depends upon the nature and gravity of the conduct reported. The college recognizes that confidentiality is important. The college shall respect the confidentiality and privacy of individuals reporting or accused of sexual harassment to the extent reasonably possible. Reprisals against an individual who in good faith reports, or provides information in an investigation, about behavior that may violate this Policy, are against the law and shall not be tolerated. Intentionally providing false information, however, is ground for disciplinary action.
The college is committed to principles of free inquiry and free expression. Vigorous discussion and debate are fundamental to the pursuit of knowledge, and this cell is not intended to stifle teaching methods or freedom of expression. Sexual harassment, however, is not the proper exercise of academic freedom, nor can it be proclaimed as freedom of expression. It compromises the integrity of the college and its tradition of intellectual freedom, and it also violates the principle of equality and dignity of all its members.

Responding to Conduct in Violation of the Cell

If a student feels that he or she is being subjected to sexual harassment he or she may immediately inform the harasser that the conduct is unwelcome and needs to stop. If the inappropriate conduct does not cease, or if the student is unable to or uncomfortable with addressing the alleged harasser directly, he or she should report the incident to Cell in-charge. It is helpful, but not required, to provide a written record of the date, time and nature of the incident(s) and the names of any witnesses.
It is important to report all concerns of sexual harassment or inappropriate sexual conduct to the authorities of the Cell as soon as possible. Management must be made aware of the situation so that it can conduct an immediate and impartial investigation and take appropriate action to remediate or prevent the prohibited conduct from continuing.

Complaint Resolution Procedures
To ensure the prompt and thorough investigation of a sexual harassment complaint, the complainant should provide as much of the following information as is possible:    
  1. The name, class and roll no. of the student or students allegedly committing harassment.
  2. A description of the incident(s), including the date(s), location(s) and the presence of any witnesses.
  3. The effect of the incident(s) on the complainant's study
  4. The names of other individuals who might have been subject to the same or similar harassment.
  5. What, if any, steps the complainant has taken to try to stop the harassment.
  6. Any other information the complainant believes to be relevant to the harassment complaint.
All complaints and investigations are treated confidentially to the extent possible and information is disclosed strictly on a need-to-know basis. The identity of the complainant is usually revealed to the parties involved during the investigation and the authorities of the cell take adequate steps to ensure that the complainant is protected from retaliation during and after the investigation. All information pertaining to a sexual harassment complaint or investigation is maintained in secure files within the college's records.


This policy will be administered through the management of Akal College of Physical Education, Mastuana Sahib, Sangrur (Punjab)
Members appointed for this cell
Sr. Name Contact
1 Dr. Amandeep Singh 9501006352
2 Mr. Sukhwinder Singh Mann 9888824839
3 Ms. Rajni Devi 8437534455