Section 20 in The Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal) Act, 2013

Title: Duties and powers of District Officer.

Description: The District Officer shall, — (a) monitor the timely submission of report furnished by the Local Committee; (b) take such measures as may be necessary for engaging non-governmental organisations for creation of awareness on sexual harassment and the rights of the women.

Title: Committee to submit annual report.

Description: (1) The Internal Committee or the Local Committee, as the case may be, shall in each calendar year prepare, in such form and at such time as may be prescribed, an annual report and submit the same to the employer and the District Officer. (2) The District Officer shall forward a brief report on the annual reports received under sub-section (1) to the State Government.

Title: Employer to include information in annual report.

Description: The employer shall include in its report the number of cases filed, if any, and their disposal under this Act in the annual report of his organisation or where no such report is required to be prepared, intimate such number of cases, if any, to the District Officer.

Title: Appropriate Government to monitor implementation and maintain data.

Description: The appropriate Government shall monitor the implementation of this Act and maintain date on the number of cases filed and disposed of in respect of all cases of sexual harassment at workplace.

Title: Appropriate Government to take measures to publicise the Act.

Description: The appropriate Government may, subject to the availability of financial and other resources, — (a) develop relevant information, education, communication and training materials, and organise awareness programmes, to advance the understanding of the public of the provisions of this Act providing for protection against sexual harassment of woman at workplace; (b) formulate orientation and training programmes for the members of the 1[Local Committee]. 1. Subs. by Act 23 of 2016, s. 3 and the Second Schedule, for "Local Complaints Committee" (w.e.f. 6-5-2016)