JSS COLLEGE FOR WOMEN
Affiliated to the University of Mysore & Re-Accredited by NAAC with ‘A’ Grade (CGPA-3.02)
JSS Women College has started in the academic year 2000 – 2001 with the motto of providing education to students of rural background. At present it has more than 2000 students. Being one of the prestigious colleges of the district providing quality education and taken necessary measures for the safety and protection of girl students.
Anti-ragging & Anti-women harassment cell is being existed since 2009 in the college as per the UGC guidelines. On 10/02/2011 according to the Supreme court writ petition No – 666-70/1992, dated 13/08/1997 judgment, collegiate department commissioner ordered to all the colleges to establish the ‘Sexual harassment protection cell’. Accordingly the committee was formed including Principal, Police, Lawyer, Teaching and Non-teaching faculty and also Students representatives.
In order to educate and bring awareness about sexual harassment among the students and working women, the committee decided to organize special lectures and competitions for the students. According to UGC circular, short films are downloaded from the UGC website and shown to the students.
To create awareness among students a few pamphlets, wall papers etc are displayed in various prime locations of the locations. Students were encouraged to discuss their problems and find solutions under this cell.