Say ‘No’ to RAGGING

Say ‘No’ to RAGGING

 

Say ‘No’ to RAGGING
Do not accept ragging in any form

 

RAGGING IS NEITHER A RITUAL NOR A CUSTOM IN CAMPUS LIFE

What is Ragging?

Any act resulting in:

  • Mental/Physical/Sexual abuse
  • Verbal abuse
  • Indecent behaviour
  • Criminal itimidation / Wrongful restraint
  • Undermining human dignity
  • Financial exploitation/Extortion
  • Use of force

Student indulging in ragging can be:

  • Expelled from the institution
  • Banned from the mess/hostel
  • His/Her scholarship can be withdrawn
  • Debarred from examinations
  • Denied admission to any institution
  • Prosecuted for criminal action
  • Institutions have been asked to file FIR with local police against those who RAG/ABET ragging.

If you are a ‘Fresher’:

  • You don’t have to submit to ragging in any form
  • Do not compromise with your dignity & self respect
  • Report incidents of ragging of yourself or of others
  • Contact the Anti-Ragging Committee, Anti-ragging squads of the institution, Hostel-Warden or the Head of the institution
  • Institutions are obliged to permit use of communication facilities (landline and mobile phones) for seeking help
  • If you are not satisfied with the enquiry conducted by the institution, lodge a First Information Report (FIR) with the local police and complaint with the civil authorities.
  • Institutions are in any case required to file FIR if your parents or you are dissatisfied with the action taken against those who ‘rag’
  • Your complaint can be oral or written, and would be treated by the authorities in strict confidence
  • Take active part in all institutional activities intended to end ragging on campuses.

 

What Colleges & Other Institutions must ensure:

  • Prospectus to have guidelines to prevent ragging and factual information on ragging, if any
  • Undertaking from each student not to indulge in or abet ragging
  • Form Anti-Ragging Committees
  • For Anti-Ragging Squards
  • Conduct Orientation programs for freshers
  • Enquire each incident of ragging
  • File FIR with local Police where victims are dissatisfied with action taken
  • Strict disciplinary action against students indulging in ragging
  • Ensure access to Mobile phones and Public phones in Hostels to enable timely communication
  • Publicize telephone numbers of all important functionaries (Heads of Institutions, Faculty Members, Hostel Wardens and District Authorities)
  • Complaints or information can be oral or written, protect confidentiality of the source
  • University should form Monitoring Cells

 

RAGGING IN ANY FORM IS PUNISHABLE.. GO AHEAD, REPORT RAGGING.

Don’t ‘RAG’ also don’t be a MUTE witness to ‘RAGGING`.

Latest reported incidents:

 

For further clarification, access:

http://www.education.nic.in or www.ugc.ac.in for the interim orders of the Hon’ble Supreme Court of India and the Report of the Committee for Prevention of Ragging.

 

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