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College anti-ragging committee

Introduction

According to the directions of the Supreme Court of India and instructions from University Grants Commission in the year 2009, College has formed Anti-Ragging Committee in the same year. Shri B.P.B.Arts and M.H.G.Commerce College, Unjha is proud of the fact that the institute aims at maintaining healthy and stress-free college campus. College firmly believes that ragging in unlawful, illegal and anti-social activity. These kind of ragging acts are punishable acts. Ragging is banned by the Supreme Court of India from all the educational institutes so it is advisable for the students that no one can indulge himself/herself in these kind of activities.

College Anti-Ragging Policy

The Supreme Court defined ragging in the Vishwa Jagriti matter (1999) as, “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 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 per form 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.” ( Raghavan Committee Report, 2007, para. 3.19).
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 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.

Punishments

As per the UGC vide its letter No. F.l-16/2007 (ccp-IID dated June 17, 2009 has reiterated ban on ragging. Depending upon the nature and gravity of the offence as established by the Anti-Ragging Committee of the college, the possible punishments for those found guilty of ragging at the institution level shall be any one or any combination of the following:

  1. Cancellation of admission.
  2. Suspension from attending classes.
  3. Withholding / withdrawing scholarship / fellowship and other benefits.
  4. Debarring from appearing in any test / examination or other evaluation process
  5. Withholding results.
  6. Debarring from representing the institution in any regional, national or international meet, tournament, youth festival etc.
  7. Suspensions/ expulsion from the college

Members of Anti-Ragging Committee

Name

Designation

Pro. R.B. Patel (Convener)

Coordinator

Pro.Dr. I. K.Mansuri

Member

Contact

 

Dr. I.K.Mansuri
Coordinator, College Anti-Ragging Committee
Associate Professor, Department of English,
Email: ikmansuri@gmail.com
Phone: 94269 93634

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