ANTI RAGGING CELL

ANTI RAGGING CELL

Formation

Mobile squad shall be formed from time to time to facilitate up keeping and upholding the objectives of the cell. The cell so formed shall be with the approval of the chairman and known only to ARC.

Roles

  • The Anti-ragging squad is formed for overseeing the implementation of the recommendations of the anti-ragging committee.
  • The Anti-Ragging Squad shall be maintaining vigil, oversight and patrolling functions and shall remain mobile, alert and active at all times in the campus.
  • In any case of ragging sighted, the situation shall be secured, reported to the Anti-Ragging Cell for further course of actions.

Duties of Ragging Grievant or Witness

Anti-Ragging Committee will be the Supervisory and Advisory Committee in preserving a Culture of Ragging Free Environment in the college Campus. The Anti-Ragging Squad- office bearers will work under the Supervision of Anti Ragging Committee and to engage in the works of checking places like Hostels, Buses, Canteens, Classrooms and other places of student congregation. Anti-Ragging Committee will be involved in designing strategies and action plan for curbing the Menace of Ragging in the college by adopting array of activities.

Definitions and Actions

In view of the directions of the Hon’ble Supreme Court in SLP No. 24295 of 2006 dated 16-05-2007 and in Civil Appeal number 887 of 2009, dated 08-05-2009 to prohibit, prevent and eliminate the scourge of ragging.
F.No.37-3/Legal/AICTE/2009 – In exercise of the powers conferred under Section 23 read with Section 10 (b), (g), (p) and (q) of AICTE Act, 1987, the All India Council for Technical Education.

Preface

Anti-Ragging Cell (ARC) of Maharaja Institute of Technology Mysore is established as an statutory body as an important integral to upkeep the safety and educational ambience on the campus and off the campus for its student community. The committee functions with the core objectives of up-holding and uplifting the mission of the institute and in doing so, enhances the quality of life at the campus.

The members of the committee shall carry out functions that are relevant within the scope of the Anti-Ragging Cell (ARC) policy by continuously contributing, monitoring and enforcing the guidelines drawn by the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE), New Delhi.

The composition of Anti-Ragging Cell (ARC)Policy touches upon the functionality, procedure, principles, scope,ways, implementation and means of upholding the objectives set by the Anti-Ragging Cell (ARC) for the institute.
To give direction in upholding the Ragging free campus at the institute, this policy document will serve as a guide to the Anti-Ragging Cell (ARC) members as well as to its stakeholders. To make this Policy document relevant, it is recommended that this work be reviewed and be revised periodically as the need arises.

Dr. Mohamed Khaisar
Member Secretary

Dr. B G Naresh Kumar
Chairman

Declaration

I hereby declare the prominence of following policy document developed by the members of the anti-ragging committee headed by the chairman with its complete composition in regards to the better organization and monitoring the anti-ragging activities at our Institute. I approve the same for implementation hereafter.

Dr. B G Naresh Kumar
Principal

S/L Name Designation Position Contact No
1 Dr.   B G Nareshkumar Principal Chairman 9620228021
2 Dr.  Mohammed Khaisar Professor and Head,

Mechanical Engineering

Member Secretary 9620228031
3 Dr.   Ramakrishne Gowda C Professor and Head,

Civil Engineering

Member 9448402718
4 Dr.   Manju B Professor and Head,

Chemistry

Member 9480849427
5 Dr.   Vijayalakshmi Dayal Professor and Head,

Physics

Member 9620228132
6 Prof. Veena S K Assistant Professor,

Electronics and Communication

Engineering

Member 9448739177
7 Prof. Shobha B S Associate Professor,

Computer Science and Engineering

Member 9480839607

In case of any ragging case reported

  • If the ragging instance is reported to be in occurrence, then the Anti-Ragging Cell (ARC) members shall immediately arrange for securing the complainant and/or victim.
  • The victim should be taken for counseling.
  • A written complaint shall be received from the complainant and/or victim describing the full details instance, date, time and place of occurrence.
  • The complainant’s and/or victim’s identity such as name, branch, semester, section, contact number, e-mail id, parent’s name, parent’s contact shall be obtained.
  • The allege d’s identity such as name, branch, semester, section, contact number, e-mail id, parent’s name, parent’s contact shall be obtained.
  • The complaint shall be noted down in the Ragging Complaints Book with the member secretary.
  • The complaint shall be documented in the file with member secretary.
  • The complaint shall be brought to the notice of the chairman.
  • A hearing shall be held in consultation with the chairman to resolve the issue to decide upon the action.
  • The actions against the alleged if found guilty shall be recommended by the Anti-Ragging Cell (ARC) to the Head of the institution in reference to the recommended actions by the AICTE, New Delhi and supreme court orders.

1. The punishment to be meted out to the persons indulged in ragging has to be exemplary and justifiably harsh to act as a deterrent against recurrence of such incidents.

2. Every single incident of ragging a First Information Report (FIR) must be filed without exception by the institutional authorities with the local police authorities.

3. The Anti-Ragging Committee of the institution shall take an appropriate decision, with regard to punishment or otherwise, depending on the facts of each incident of ragging and nature and gravity of the incident of ragging.

4. Depending upon the nature and gravity of the offence as established the possible punishments for those found guilty of ragging at the institution level shall be any one or any combination of the following:-

    • Cancellation of admission.
    • Suspension from attending classes.
    • Withholding/withdrawing scholarship/fellowship and other benefits.
    • Debarring from appearing in any test/examination or other evaluation process.
    • Withholding results.
    • Debarring from representing the institution in any regional, national or international meet, tournament, youth festival, etc.
    • Suspension/expulsion from the hostel.
    • Rustication from the institution for period ranging from 1 to 4 semesters.
    • Expulsion from the institution and consequent debarring from admission to any other institution.
    • Collective punishment: when the persons committing or abetting the crime of ragging are not identified, the institution shall resort to collective punishment as a deterrent to ensure community pressure on the potential raggers.