Karnataka Government Inspection on POSH Compliance

This is with respect to an Order of Karnataka State Commission for Women dated 25th Nov 2020 regarding inspection about constitution of internal committee (“IC”) in Government / Private Sectors organizations as per POSH Act.

In line with POSH Act, this Order states that all organisations that have of 10 or more employees must mandatorily constitute an IC and submit complete information about the same to Karnataka State Commission for Women through email or Post/By hand within 7 days (It has been circulated on 28th Dec 2020. 7 days from then is 4th January 2021).

It further states that if this is not done, it would be considered that IC has not been constituted and action as per POSH Act will be taken.

Please Note: As penalty, POSH Act prescribes for fine up to INR 50,000 and cancellation of license to do business (in case of repetition).

E-mail IDkscw@karnataka.gov.in

Office Address:  No.107, 1st Floor, Karnataka Housing Board Building, Cauvery Bhavan, K.G Road, Bangalore-560009

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