The Central Civil Services (Conduct) Rules, 1964

No. 11013/2/2014-Estt.A-III
Government of India
Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances & Pension
Department of Personnel & Training
(Establishment A-III Desk)

New Delhi, Dated the 11th July, 2016.


Subject: Prevention of Sexual Harassment of working women at workplace - Seniority of the Chairperson of the Complaint Committee - regarding.

The undersigned is directed to say that many references for clarification on the rank of the Chairperson of the Complaints Committee vis-a-vis the employees against whom the allegations have been made in accordance with the Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace [Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal] Act, 2013 has been examined. The draft instructions are attached. Before the instructions in the Draft O.M. are finalized, all stakeholders, Ministries / Departments are requested to offer their comments / views, if any, in this regard latest by 25th July, 2016 at the e-mail address

(Mukesh Chaturvedi)
Director (E)
Tel: 23093176