ESSO - Indian National Centre for Ocean Information Services

(An Autonomous Body under the Ministry of Earth Sciences, Govt. of India)


  • To uphold the dignity of women at work.
  • To facilitate a gender sensitive and congenial working environment.
  • ICC deals with complaints received from staff members and students. Based on the complaints, ICC carries out an enquiry, attempts to resolve the problem through counseling, recommends appropriate punitive action against perpetrators to the competent authority and provides assistance to the victims. The issues are dealt with diligence and with due confidentiality.
  • Addressing issues concerning women specific needs at the workplace.
  • Organizes various activities such as lectures and discussions promoting gender equality and gender amity.
  • Celebrates International Women's Day every year and on this occasion relevant programmes such as lectures by women role models, debates and discussion etc are organized.