Anti-Ragging Monitoring Cell
Measures Taken to Make Campus Ragging Free
In view of the directions of the Hon’ble Supreme Court in the matter of “University of Kerala v/s. Council, Principals, Colleges and others” in SLP no. 24295 of 2006 dated 16.05.2007 and that dated 8.05.2009 in the Civil Appeal number 887 of 2009, and in consideration of the determination of the Central Government and the University Grants Commission to prohibit, prevent and eliminate the scourge of ragging including, as per the recommendations of the Medical Council of India, New Delhi based upon the directives from the Hon’ble Supreme Court, which are in turn based on the recommendations of the Raghvan Committee, Higher Educational Institutions (HEIs) are required to take appropriate, preventive and corrective steps to make the campus ragging free from the menace of ragging. Any conduct by any student or students whether by words spoken or written or by an act which has the effect of teasing, treating or handling with rudeness to a fresher or any other student, or indulging in rowdy or indisciplined activities by any student or students which causes or is likely to cause annoyance, hardship or psychological harm or to raise fear or apprehension thereof in any fresher or any other student or asking any student to do any act which such student will not in the ordinary course do and which has the effect of causing or generating a sense of shame, or torment or embarrassment so as to adversely affect the physique or psyche of such fresher or any other student, with or without an intent to derive a sadistic pleasure or showing off power, authority or superiority by a student over any fresher or any other student, in all the constituents colleges of DMIHER(DU) , and thereby, to provide the healthy development, physically and psychologically, of all students, the DMIHER (DU) in consultation with deans and administrative authorities of constituent colleges will enforce strict discipline and vigilance.
Any conduct whether by words spoken or written or by an act which has the effect of harassing, teasing, treating or handling with rudeness to any other student, indulging in rowdy or undisciplined activities which causes or is likely to cause annoyance, hardship or psychological harm or to raise fear or apprehension thereof in a fresher or a junior student or asking the students to do any act or perform something which such student will not in the ordinary course and which has the effect of causing or generating a sense of shame or embarrassment so as to adversely affect the physique or psyche of a fresher or a junior student. The conduct includes but is not restricted to any act by a senior student that prevents, disrupts or disturbs the regular academic activity of any other student or a fresher; exploiting the services of a fresher, or any other students for completing the academic tasks assigned to an individual or a group of students; any act of financial extortion or forceful expenditure burden put on a fresher or any other student by students; any act of physical abuse including all variants of it: sexual abuse, homosexual assaults, stripping, forcing obscene and lewd acts, gestures, causing bodily harm or any other danger to health or person; any act or abuse by spoken words, emails, post, public insults which would also include deriving perverted pleasure, "vicarious or sadistic thrill derived from activity or passively participating in the discomfiture to fresher or any other students; any act that affects the mental health and self-confidence of a fresher or any other student with or without an intent to derive a sadistic pleasure or showing off power, authority or superiority by a student over any fresher or any other student or any act of physical or mental abuse (including bullying and exclusion) targeted at another student (fresher or otherwise) on the ground of color, race, religion, caste, ethnicity, gender (including transgender), sexual orientation, appearance, nationality, regional origins, linguistic identity, place of birth, place of residence or economic background."
ANTI-RAGGING MEASURES TO CURB THE MENACE OF RAGGING
Punishable Ingredients of Ragging
- Abetment to ragging;
- Criminal conspiracy to rag;
- Unlawful assembly and rioting while ragging;
- Public nuisance created during ragging;
- Violation of decency and morals through ragging;
- Injury to the body, causing hurt or grievous hurt;
- Wrongful restraint;
- Wrongful confinement;
- Use of criminal force;
- Assault as well as sexual offences or even unnatural offences;
- Criminal trespass;
- Offences against the property;
- Criminal intimidation;
- Attempts to commit any or all of the above mentioned offences against the victim(s);
- Physical or psychological humiliation.
A STUDENT INDULGING IN RAGGING WILL BE PUNISHED
Action to be taken in reported cases of Ragging
- Institutions have been asked to file the FIR with the local police against those who rag/abet ragging
- Expelled from the institution
- Banned from the hostel
- His/her scholarship can be withdrawn
- Debarred from examinations
- Denied admission to any institution in the country
- Prosecuted for criminal action
Punishment of Ragging
- 304 - Culpable Homicide not amounting to murder.
- Whoever commits culpable homicide not amounting to murder shall be punished with imprisonment for life or imprisonment for a term which may extend to ten years and a fine.
- 306 - Abetment of suicide, whoever abets the commission of such suicide, shall be punished with imprisonment of either description of a term which may extend to ten years and shall also be liable to a fine
- 323 - Punishment for voluntarily causing hurt shall be punished with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to one year or with fine which may extend to one thousand rupees or both(8).
In Case of Ragging Victim has lost their life
- 307 - Attempt to murder; whoever does any act with such intention or knowledge and under such circumstances if by that act caused death he would be guilty of murder shall be punished with imprisonment of a term ten years and shall also be liable of fine.
- 324 -Hurt by Dangerous Weapon, whoever voluntary causes hurt by means of any instrument for shooting, stabbing, cutting or any instrument which is used of a weapon of an offence likely to cause death shall be punished with imprisonment of either description of a term which may extend to three years or with fine or both.
ARE YOU BEING RAGGED?
- Immediately Call UGC Anti-Ragging Helpline
- 1800-180-5522 (24X7 Toll Free) or send e-mail to email@example.com
- UGC Website www.ugc.in or www.antiragging.in to see UGC Anti-Ragging Regulations. Or Contact any Anti- Ragging Committee or Squad Member the mobile nos are displayed in the hostels.
|Dr. Sudhir Ninave|
|Convener Anti-Ragging Cell|
|DMIHER (Deemed to be University), Wardha|