An official said that “Deputy Director of Tripura’s Urban Development Department, SSSBP Mishra was suspended for molesting a junior woman employee at the office here on Dec 7.”
“After the victim lodged a complaint with the higher authorities, the government constituted two separate inquiry committees. Considering the reports of these committees and taking the views of the law department, the government took action,” official added.
Separate departmental proceedings would also be launched against the badly behaved, official.
The Supreme Court has asked all states and central governments to form committees with a widely held of women members to inquire into complaints concerning any kind of abuse of women employees by their male colleagues.
These committees have to start regular campaigns concerning favourable environment for women workers in the workplace, mainly in government offices.