WORKING PROCEDURE OF DIFFERENT WINGS
The Commission is divided into four cells, i.e. Administrative Wing, Legal Wing, Research Wing and counselling Cell .Their working procedure are detailed below.
The Administrative Wing of the Commission consists of two Sections i.e. 01) Establishment Section and 02) Accounts Section, which functions under the direct supervision of the Convenor Secretary as per rule 13 of the Odisha State Commission rule 2006.
The Establishment Section of the Commission deals with office establishment matters of the Commission. This includes maintenance of personal files of all Dignitaries, Officers and staff of the Commission, all sanctions against Grant-in-Aid received from Govt., maintenance of the office building, infrastructure, vehicles and all logistic support of the Commission and conducting of different workshop, seminar and sensitisation programme of the Commission. At present, the Establishment Section is being dealt with by the Accountant-cum-Store Keeper
The Accounts Section deals with all accounts matters, stock and store of the Commission. This includes preparation of salary and all other bills passing of vouchers, maintenance of cash book and day to day expenditure of the Commission. At present, the Accounts Section is being dealt with by the Accountant-cum-Store Keeper. .
The Legal Wing is consisting of two legal Assistants and 10 dealing assistants. After receiving the petitions from the diary section, the Dealing Assts. Make a brief in the file and put the same to the Legal Assts. For suggestions. The Legal Assts. After going through the files give suggestion and endorse the file to Chairperson/ Convenor Secretary for approval. The Dealing Assts. Carry out the orders approved by the Chairperson. Besides, they also put up the letter received from the petitioner/ opposite parties/ S.P./ LSA/ Collectors/ OIC and other officers, to the legal Assts. Simultaneously, the Legal Assts. Give suggestions and endorse the files to Chairperson/ Convenor Secretary for orders. The legal cell also issue summons to the alleged persons not cooperating the Commission for the attendance. The Legal Cell also conducts camp courts in different districts. Apart from that attending the court cases, preparing answers to the Assembly questions, conducting Board Meetings are also the work assigned to the Legal Cell for smooth functioning of the Commission.
The Counselling Wing is consisting of three counselors. The counselling cell is the most vital call of the Commission. The Cell conducts counselling in different allegation submitted by women in distress. Even before giving the complaints, the parties are coming for counselling/ advice. Post martial counselling and pre-marital counselling are also to help the distressed lady, guide them through a process of self discovery and appropriate solution.
The Research Wing is consisting of one Research Asst. who registers all the files received by the Commission from the petitioner district wise every day. It compile month wise and district wise data on dowry death, dowry torture, non-dowry torture, rape, kidnapping, cheating, service matter. Land dispute misbehavior and harassment cases received by the Commission from women folk of Orissa. At the year end the cell compiles the data year wise. Apart from the above function, the cell provides data for press, assembly questions and deals with NCW and SCW files. In addition to the above function the cell deals with RTI applications of Orissa State Commission for Women.