Anti Ragging Policy
The Government of Tamil Nadu considers ragging a serious and punishable offence.
The Government has laid down the following list of punishments to the students involved in ragging
- The student found involved in ragging will be dismissed from the college, and will be disallowed from taking admission in any other college.
- Additionally, the student will be punished with to an extent of two-years of imprisonment and shall be fined up to Rs.10,000.
- Besides these regular punishments, many disciplinary actions will be taken against the students those who are involved in ragging.
The anti ragging movement in Tamil Nadu colleges
The government of India and the state governments are taking many initiatives and also implementing various Rules and Regulations for the Prevention and Prohibition of Ragging in educational institutions.
The All India Council For Technical Education (AICTE), New Delhi and University Grant Commission (UGC) has sent many circulars and notifications to the educational institutions regarding prevention of ragging.
Ragging in any form is strictly prohibited. The Notification no. 37-3/Legal/AICTE/2009 dated 25-03-2009 describes ragging as a serious and punishable offence, and rules severe punishment to persons who are involved in ragging.
The Supreme Court also has also passed strict orders for the Prevention and Prohibition of Ragging in educational institutions.
It is necessary and most important to prevent this kind of inhuman and cruel activity called Ragging in the college.
How to prevent the ragging in educational institutions
The college management has formed anti ragging cell called as “Ragging Curb Committee” headed by the Principal and assisted by four teaching staff.
This committee keeps vigil and curbs the occurrence of ragging in the college by frequently visiting class rooms at random during the lunch hours and other free times.
The following innovative ideas and steps helps to stop the ragging in higher educational institutions.
- Proper counselling is given to the senior students.
- The necessary law, order, and discipline are maintained in the campus and in the class rooms.
- The anti ragging affidavit is collected from the senior students.
- Personality edifying programs are conducted in the college, in which students are inspired with positive, protracted, and constructive ideas.
- The warning messages and notices may be given to the senior students by listing the punishments and disciplinary actions have to be taken against ragging. The government circular about the ragging punishments are uploaded in the website and the students are informed to go through them also.
- The college help line numbers and mobile numbers are made available in the college website to the first year students that will help to make a complaint about ragging.
- The 24 X 7 ANTI RAGGING HELPLINE given by UGC is put up on the college notice board as well as in the college website, as given below.
Help Line toll free Number : 1800-180-5522.