Definition of Ragging
Ragging means the doing of any act which causes, or is likely to cause any physical, psychological harm of apprehension or shame or embarrassment to students and includes:
- Teasing or abusing or playing a practical joke on or causing hurt to any student.
- Asking any Student to do any act, or perform anything, which he/she would not, in the ordinary course, be willing to do or perform.
Ragging is different from other crimes because the motive is sole to get perverse pleasure. Ragging is also different from other crimes as it actively promoted by certain sections of the society.
- Ragging is illegal and punishable in strictest and most exemplary terms as per the ruling of the Supreme Court Of India.
- Each Student must show due respect and courtesy to the Institute teachers, administrators, officers, employees, and visitors. They must not infringe upon the rights of fellow students.
- In the event of proceeding on proceeding on unscheduled leave on accounts of illness, family matter, etc., students must inform the Warden, faculty adviser and the concerned Head of the Department.
- The Institute facilities/amenities such as the library, the internet, playgrounds, hostels, laboratories, and classrooms must be used responsibly. Any willful damage and misuse of the facilities/amenities constitutes an act of indiscipline.
- In the event of an illegal activity in the campus, the institute is obligated to permit the police and judiciary intervention.
- In the event of the student?s involvement in any activity outside the campus which is punishable by the law of the land, the institute shall in no way provide any support to them and will not be responsible either for any action.
- All major acts of Indiscipline, which may have serious implications on the general body of students, and which may warrant a uniform and more formalized nature of the investigation, shall be handled by the Students Disciplinary Committee. Based on the recommendations of this committee with the Principal as the Chairman, the management approves the punishment recommended.
- For an offense committed (a) in the Department or a classroom and (b)elsewhere, the Head of the Department shall have the authority to reprimand or impose fine or take any other suitable measure. All cases involving punishment other than reprimand shall be reported to the Chairman of the Standing Disciplinary Committee.
Types of Ragging
- Physical abuse- for example, forcing to eat, drink or smoke, forcing to dress or undress.
- Verbal abuse- for example, swear words and phrases direct or indirect derogatory references to the
- A person?s appearance, attire, religion, caste, family or chosen field of study.
- Forced activity- for example, Chores for seniors e.g.copying notes, cleaning rooms, etc.
- Missing Classes. Not being allowed to study.
- Staying awake late or getting up at unreasonable times.
- Singing or dancing or performing in any other way.
- Using foul language or shouting or cheering loudly.
- Misbehaving with strangers, particularly woman.
- Suspension from attending classes and academic privileges.
- Withholding/withdrawing scholarship/fellowship and other benefits.
- Debarring from appearing in any test/examination or other evaluation processes.
- Withholding results.
- Debarring from representing the institution in any regional, national or international meet, tournament, youth festival, etc.
- Suspension/expulsion from the hostel.
- Cancellation of admission.
- Rustication from the institution for period ranging from 1 to 4 semesters.
- Expulsion from the institution and consequent debarring from admissions to any other institution for a specified period.
- Fine ranging between Rupees 25,000/- and Rupees 1 lakh.
- Collective punishment: When the persons committing or abetting the crime of ragging are not identified, the institution shall resort to collective punishment.
Measures to Club Ragging
- Anti Ragging Committee is constituted with the representatives of faculty members, representative of student’s category as well as senior students.
- The mobile numbers of all the committee members are given to the fresher’s to contact when the need arises and are also displayed at prominent places in the campus.
- Anti-ragging squads have been constituted comprising of faculty members to make surprise visits to a very sensitive location within the campus and outside the campus.
- A number of banners giving detailed descriptions of anti-ragging activities. Supreme Court directives and penalty liable to be imposed on those involved in such activities have been displayed at various places within the campus.
- Creating ragging free atmosphere in and outside the campus.
- Creating awareness among students regarding acts and punishments pertaining to ragging activities.
- Creating cordial relations among students for fulfilling organization’s mission and objectives.
- Creating awareness among students regarding how the self-confidence of the individual influences the national interest.
|Anti Ragging Committee
|Name of Faculty
|Dr. Jayakumar Jayaraman.
|Shri Prakash Wagh
|Shri C.V. Sawant
||PSI(A’nagar MIDC Police Station)
||Reporter: – Sakal Newspaper
||Asstt. Secretary, Snehalaya
|Prof. Mrs. S.S. Magar
|Mrs.S.T. Gunjal(Kaveri Hostel)
|Shri.Malunjkar Macchindra K.
|Shri.Anap Bhausaheb M.
|Malunjkar Rutugandha M.
|Anap Supriya B.