Antiraging Regulations

GUIDELINES RELATED TO RAGGING

The hon’ble Supreme Court of India defines ragging as any act which violates the dignity of the individual student or is perceived to violate his /her dignity. According to Indian penal code, ragging should be made acognizable. non-bail able, non-compoundable offence with punishment ranging from one year imprisonment and fine up to 7 years rigorous imprisonment and fine.

Raging is broadly classified under four categories for which various term of punishment should be prescribed

1. Verbal: here senior causes mental harassment, discomfort for the junior by forcing him/her to answer unacceptable/personal questions, dance, and song etc. It also includes cyber raging within its ambit

Punishment: 1 year imprisonment or fine or both.

2. Severe verbal raging: where the mental harassment, discomfort is to such an extent that it forces the junior to withdraw from the college

Punishment; 7 years imprisonment with fine

3. Physical: any act by the junior which inflicts bodily injury on the junior like beating the junior, hitting him/her with objects etc

Punishment; 7 years imprisonment with fine

4. Sexual raging: where the senior asks the junior to do an act which damages sexual dignity of the junior

Punishment: 7 years rigorous imprisonment and fine.

# IPC also says that all kinds of ragging cases should be decided in a time bound manner keeping in mind student mobility and binding of syllabus competition and so the trial should be fast track courts.

At our college we recommend the following:

We are proud to announce that there wasn’t a single issue of ragging so far and assure the fresher a friendly congenial environment for learning at JSSCON. As per the guidelines of the university, we recommend/inform the following:

1. Any student can report orally or in writing either to principal or to the anti ragging committee about any kind of humiliation/harassment by other students in the college or in the hostel.

2. The evidence will be treated as final if any such act of ragging is witnessed by teacher or non-teaching staff

3. We take collective moral responsibility to curb the menace and work in coordination

4. The complaint is free to lodge a complaint/file FIR with the police and seek help from the concerned agencies.

5. There is a vigilant anti ragging committee at our college which will never allow even the minute loophole in the responsibility.

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