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ANTI-RAGGING CELL

ANTI-RAGGING CELL

ANTI-RAGGING CELL, GOVT. COLLEGE, KASARAGOD

The Anti-Ragging Cell at Govt. College, Kasaragod was formed in order to avert the occurrence of any kind of ragging that affects the mind and environment of the students within the institution. The Cell has formulated strict rules and regulations for students to avoid actions that disrupt the mental peace of students and help build a friendly environment where students co-exist peacefully.

 

Under laws in India, ragging is defined as

  • Any disorderly conduct by either by acts or words spoken, the effect of which is teasing, treating or handling with rudeness any other student.
  • Any rowdy or undisciplined activity, which causes annoyance, hardship or psychological harm.
  • Raise fear or apprehension thereof in the minds of juniors.
  • Asking the students to do any act or perform something, which such student will not do in the ordinary course, has the effect of causing shame or embarrassment so as to adversely affect the physique or psyche of a junior student.

Anti-Ragging Policy

According to the UGC Regulation on Curbing the Menace of Ragging in Higher Institutions, 2009,

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 undisciplined 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, posts, 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 of physical or mental abuse (including bullying and exclusion) targeted at another student (fresher or otherwise) on the ground of colour, race, religion, caste, ethnicity, gender (including transgender), sexual orientation, appearance, nationality, regional origins, linguistic identity, place of birth, place of residence or economic background.

Vision

As depending upon the vision of Govt. College, Kasaragod, the Anti-Ragging Cell ensures to create an atmosphere of a sensitive and liable outlook amid the students about the cause and effects of indulging in ragging.

Mission

In Govt. College, Kasaragod, Ragging is precisely forbidden. If found guilty in such types of activities rigid force will be taken irrespective of the degree.

Objectives

 

  • To build a ragging free environment by instilling the principles of democratic values, tolerance, empathy, compassion and sensitivity to that students become responsible citizens
  • To prohibit 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 another student.
  • To bring out awareness among the students about the consequences of ragging.
  • To keep a constant eye and vigilance over ragging so as to prevent its occurrence.
  • To address any ragging issues immediately and take action as advised by the committee.

Powers and Functions

➢ To uphold and comply with the directions of the Hon’ble Supreme Court and be vigilant on

any acts amounting to ragging;

➢ To publicize to all students and prevalent directives and the actions that can be taken against

those indulging in ragging;

➢ To consider the complaints received from the students and conduct enquiry and submit a report

to the Anti- Ragging Committee along with punishment recommended for the offenders;

➢ Oversee the procedure of obtaining an undertaking from the students in accordance with the

provisions;

➢ Conduct workshops against ragging menace and orient the students;

➢ To provide students with the information pertaining to the contact address and telephone numbers of

the person(s) identified to receive complaints/distress calls;

➢ To offer services of counselling and create awareness to the students;

➢ To take all necessary measures for prevention of Ragging inside the Campus.

So if  any of the following things are found, namely

  1. Any conduct by any student or student 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
  2. Indulging in rowdy or indisciplined activities by any student or students which cause 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
  3. 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 psyche of such fresher or any other student
  4. Any act by a senior student that prevents, disturbs the regular academic activity of any other student or a fresher;
  5. Exploiting the services of a fresher or any other student for completing the academic task assigned to an individual or a group of students.
  6. Any act of physical abuse including all variants of it; sexual abuse, homosexual assaults, stripping, forcing for obscene and lewd acts, gestures, causing bodily harm or any other danger to health or person
  7. Any act or abusive spoken words, e-mails, 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
  8. Any act that affects the mental health and self-confidence of a fresher or any other student

 

The college-level punishment will be strictly taken as per UGC directives includes one or more of the following:

 

  1. Suspensions from attending classes and academic privileges.
  2. Withholding / withdrawing scholarship / fellowship and other benefits.
  3. Debarring from appearing any test/ examination or another evaluation process. Withholding of results.
  4. Debarring from representing the institution in any regional, national or international meet, tournament, youth festival, etc.
  5. Expulsion from the institution and consequent debarring from admission to any other institution for specific periods. The UGC has issued very strong and detailed regulations for curbing the menace of ragging in Higher Educational Institutions. As per regulations any of the following acts come under the purview of ragging.

 

Activities

 

Conducted an anti-ragging awareness class for students led by a Police official in the first week of December 2021.

 

 

Convener

Dr. Adul Razak P

Assistant Professor

Govt. College, Kasaragod

 

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