The Central Civil Services (Conduct) Rules, 1964

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

New Delhi, Dated the 30th July, 2015.


Subject: Steps for conducting inquiry in case of allegation of Sexual Harassment.

The undersigned is directed to say that a step guide for conduct of inquiry in complaint cases of sexual harassment was prepared by this Department and the same was circulated vide O.M. of even no. dated 16.07.2015.

2. In the step guide the definition of `workplace' is based on section 2(o) of the Sexual Harassment of Women (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal) Act, 2013. However, in para 4 'a dwelling place or a house' was inadvertently omitted. Therefore, in the step guide under the heading 'workplace' the following may be added in para 4 after (iv):

'(v) a dwelling place or a house'

(M. P. Rama Rao)
Under Secretar5r to the Govt. of India