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Internal Complaints Committee(ICC)

The Internal Complaints Committee (“ICC”) against sexual harassment:

S. No. Name Department/Institution Designation Email/Mobile
1. Prof. (Dr.) Sheela Rai  Professor of Law, NLUO Chairperson Email:
Mobile: +91 8456961296
2. Ms. Pratima Mohanty Finance Officer, NLUO Member Email:
Mobile: +91 9437182669
3. Mr. A. B. Debasis Rout Assistant Professor of Finance, NLUO Member Email:
Mobile: +91 9437504788
4. Ms. Nandita Batra Assistant Professor of Law, NLUO Member Email:
Mobile: +91 7653081796
5. Ms. Clara Social Activist, HRLN  Odisha Member (External) Email:
Mobile: +91 8763121337
6. Ms. Dharitri Patnaik Social Worker Member (External) Email:
Mobile: +91 9583010940
7. Ms. Pragyan Prasanjita Sahoo Student (Research) Member Email:
Mobile: +91 9439550670
8. Mr. Arham Siddiqui Student (PG) Member Email:
Mobile: 8895447119
9. Ms. Nikita Rathi Student (UG) Member Email:
Mobile: +91 9830716622
10. Mr. Omkar Hemanth Student (UG) Member Email:
Mobile: +91 7760674104

The UGC (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal of Sexual Harassment of Women Employees and Students in Higher Educational Institutions) Regulations 2015 is attached herewith.


NOTICE (Dt.14/07/2021)

1. A complaint of sexual harassment was filed against a student for making indecent proposals to a female student of NLUO. The ICC after hearing the parties decided that it was a case of sexual harassment requiring action. On the recommendation of the ICC the respondent student has been suspended from classes for one month, w.e.f. from the commencement of academic year 2021,  suspended from the hostel for one semester, prohibited from representing the university in any event and prohibited from being a member of any student committee or society and research centers of the university. The respondent has also been asked to refrain from contacting the complainant in any manner and to undergo mandatory counselling. This is for the notice of all concerned.

2. A complaint of sexual harassment was filed against a student for sending obscene pictures. On preliminary inquiry it was found that this was a prima facie case against the respondent student. In view of the need for immediate action the respondent student has been suspended on the recommendation of the ICC with immediate effect from 14.7.2021 from participating in all academic activities including e-classes in NLUO till further information.  This is for information of all concerned.