RAGGING & ITS PUNISHMENTS
(Ragging has ruined countless innocent lives and careers. In order to eradicate it, Hon’ble Supreme Court in Civil Appeal No. 887 of 2009, passed the judgment wherein guidelines were issued for setting up of a Central Crisis Hotline and Anti-Ragging database.
For details visit Anti Ragging Portal: www.antiragging.in)
RAGGING is “any disorderly conduct whether by words spoken or written or by an act which has the effect of teasing, treating or handling with rudeness any other student, indulging in rowdy or undisciplined activities which causes or is likely to cause annoyance, hardship or psychologicalharm 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 do 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.”
Ragging is a reprehensible act which does not good to anyone. Indulging in ragging is deriving a Sadistic pleasure and showing-off power, authority or superiority over juniors, which is highly undesirable. No act of ragging shall be tolerated and will go unnoticed and unpunished. Ragging in all its forms is completely banned in universities, deemed universities and other higher educational institutions in the country.
What Constitutes Ragging?
Ragging constitutes one or more of any of the following acts:
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 a fresher or any other student.
Indulging in rowdy or in disciplined activities by any student or students which causes or is likely to cause annoyance, hardship, physical or psychological harm or to raise fear or apprehension thereof in any fresher or any other student.
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.
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 student 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 from actively or passively participating in the discomfiture to fresher or any other student.
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.
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.
Where can you get Help?
We do not want you to feel that you are alone and helpless. We are all with you.
Your Parents are there to help. Please do not feel that you will burden your parents. Talk to them freely and openly. If you are being ragged – it is not your fault. They understand that.
The College Administration is there to help you– Please do not hesitate to ask for help. The college authorities will definitely help you. Do not accept any kind of act of ragging. In case of any act of ragging, report the same immediately to any member of Anti-Ragging Committee or Anti-Ragging Squad or Chief warden/warden/faculty in-charge/security staff (the detail list of Mobile numbers of Hostel Wardens, Members of Anti-ragging Committee & Squad is provided to the students at the time of admission/orientation programme).
You can call to Principal or any other appropriate college authority whenever you become victim of any kind of act that comes under ragging. College administration is absolutely firm in its conviction to curb and prevent any act of ragging and ensure that the stay of students in college is completely safe.
In case of any act of ragging, you can also call any time on National Anti Ragging HelpIt is a free phone.
You can also send an E mail on firstname.lastname@example.org. You can register a complaint of Ragging on Email ID email@example.com Anybody can register a complaint of Ragging. It does not have to be only the victim. If you notice an incidence of Ragging you must inform about the act of ragging. It is your duty to do so.
You can call the local police and local administration; they are also there to help.
You Can Contact In Case Of Ragging-
National Anti Ragging Helpline (UGC Crisis Hotline) 24x7 Toll Free Number : 1800-180-5522
You can also download and install mobile app Antiragging-MHRD from play store. This app will help you-
to make call on ragging helpline number,
to fill online anti-ragging undertaking,
to receive copy of the undertaking,
to file online complaint against ragging and
to check the complaint status.
Administrative Actions In The Event Of Ragging:
The institution shall punish a student found guilty of ragging after following the procedure and in the manner prescribed here in under:
The Anti-Ragging Committee of the institution shall take an appropriate decision, in regard to punishment or otherwise, depending on the facts of each incident of ragging and nature and gravity of the incident of ragging established in the recommendations of the Anti-Ragging Squad.
The Anti-Ragging Committee may, depending on the nature and gravity of the guilt established by the Anti-Ragging Squad, award, to those found guilty, one or more of the following punishments, namely;
Suspension from attending classes and academic privileges.
Withholding/withdrawing scholarship/fellowship and other benefits.
Debarring from appearing in any test/ examination or other evaluation process.
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 one to four semesters.
Expulsion from the institution and consequent debarring from admission to any other institution for a specified period.
Provided that where the persons committing or abetting the act of ragging are not identified, the institution shall resort to collective punishment.
As per direction of Dental Council of India (DCI), Delhi vide letter No. DE-167(Anti Ragging Cell)-2021/3082-M dated 26/11/2021, every student along with his/her parents/Guardians have to give online Anti-Ragging Undertaking through website www.ANTIRAGGING.in or www.AMANMOVEMENT.org. After online submission of undertaking, the student will provide the Anti-Ragging Undertaking Reference No. in his/her admission form.
How to Fill Online Anti-Ragging Undertaking/Affidavit?
It is a simple procedure comprising 3 steps-
Step 1: Log on to www.ANTIRAGGING.in or www.AMANMOVEMENT.org and click on the button called– Fill Your Anti-ragging Undertaking. Then the student will submit his/her details on the www.antiragging.in or www.amanmovement.org and confirm that he/she & his/her parents/Guardians have read and understood the regulations on curbing the menace of ragging. He/She will confirm and agree that he/she will not engage in ragging in any form.
Step 2: On successful completion of Step 1, the student will receive an Email with his/her Anti-Ragging Undertaking Registration Number and a web link. The student will forward that link on the E mail ID of the Nodal officer of Anti-Ragging Dr. P. Narayana Prasad (Mobile No.: 9810042854, Email ID: firstname.lastname@example.org).
Note: The student will not receive the pdf affidavits and he/she is not required to print and sign it.
Step 3: The student will provide the Anti-Ragging Undertaking Reference No. in his/her admission form as per the given format:
Anti-Ragging Undertaking Reference No.:
Anti-Ragging Committee and Anti-Ragging Squad for Academic Session 2021- 2022 is as follows-
Co-ordinator Anti Ragging Committee & Anti Ragging Squad
Dr. Narayana Prasad, Prof. & Head, Dept. of Orthodontics
ANTI RAGGING COMMITTEE
Dr. Amit Agarwal, Professor & HOD, Dept. of Oral Surgery, Head
Dr. Varun Kumar, Professor Dept. of Prosthodontics
Dr. Tarun Sharma, Professor, Dept. of Orthodontics
Dr. Avantika Tuli, Professor& Head, Dept. of Pedodontics
Dr. Avnish Singh, Professor& HOD, Dept. of Public Health Dentistry
Dr. Richa Bansal, Reader, Dept. of Oral Pathology
Ms. Roshni Pandey, Chief Warden (College Hostels)
ANTI RAGGING SQUAD
Dr. Amrinder Singh Tuli, Professor& Head, Dept. of Periodontics, Head
Dr. Tarun Rana, Professor, Dept. of Orthodontics
Dr. Kulwant Rai, Reader, Dept. of Conservative Dentistry
Dr. R. Muthunagai, Reader, Dept. of Oral Surgery
Mr. Vijay Dwivedi, Associate Professor, Dept. of Pharmacology
Dr. Sunil K. Sharma, Assistant Professor, Dept. of Patho. & Micro.
Dr. Pulkit Gupta, Reader, Dept. of Conservative Dentistry
Dr. Aditi Singh, Reader, Dept. of Pedodontics
Dr. Nazish Akhtar, Reader, Dept. of OMR and Faculty In-charge, Girl’s Hostel No. 1
Dr. Geeta Arya, Reader, Dept. of Prosthodontics
Ms. Reena Rawat, Warden, Girl’s Hostel No. 1
Ms. Maheshwari Joshi, Assistant Warden, Girl's Hostel No. 2
Mr. P.C.Dandriyal, Warden Boy’s Hostel (PG & UG Boy's Hostel) &
Mr. Aseem Godiyal, Warden, Boy’s Hostel (UG Boy's Hostel)
Mr. Mahaveer Singh Rawat, Security In-charge