PANAJI: V M Salgaocar College of Law in association with Goa Institute of Public Administration and Rural Development (GIPARD) and the Directorate of Higher Education (DHE), Goa; has launched ‘Project POSH’ – a comprehensive training programme on the law relating to Prevention of Sexual harassment of women at workplace.
Project POSH aims to provide essential training to the stakeholders, especially the employers and chairperson/members of the Internal Complaints Committee, regarding the law and procedure. This will go a long way towards effectively and meaningfully implementing the POSH Act, 2013, and the larger constitutional base of substantial gender equality. A total of 55 colleges will be covered in the first phase of Project POSH spread over seven workshops to be held in Panaji, Margao, Mapusa, Ponda and Sanquelim.
The project was inaugurated on September 8, 2022 by the Principal of V.M.Salgaocar College of Law, Dr.Shaber Ali and the first workshop was held for the IC members of 7 institutions. Dr. M.R.K.Prasad is the Project Coordinator and Dr. Sandhya Ram the Co-coordinator for this project who were also the resource persons for the workshop along with Adv. Emidio Pinho, stated a press release.