Tagore Dental College has institutionalized Internal Complaints Committee for prevention, prohibition and redressal of sexual harassment of employees and students. The Internal complaints Committee, safe guard the rights and liberties of women and equity among the students and staffs. The committee organises programs to instil the sense of equity and freedom and measures that they can be taken to protect themselves. During the orientation programs for first year and third year students, there is a program on gender harassment and make the students aware of the committee and how they can complain. Student members are included in the committee to give their perspective and access to information of what steps are being taken to prevent gender harassment. The student members feel free to speak about their friend’s experience and students feel free to confide to their brethren. Non-teaching staffs are also included in the committee.
Charts are put up in the college at prominent places to make the students and staff of how to approach and whom to approach in case of an unacceptable situation. Handbook is also released to help the staffs and students to avoid getting into trouble.
The safety and security of staffs and students are important. CCTV cameras are present in all classrooms, clinics, labs and corridors and also outside the college building. There are security guards inside the campus throughout the day and night. Common rooms and separate toilet facilities are present for girls and boys, and also for teaching and non-teaching staffs. There is a counsellor in the medical college to counsel the staffs and students. The mentors also act as counsellors to counsel the students. Students are encouraged to make use of KAVALAN APP to ensure security for women.