UGC Regulations on curbing the menance of ragging in higher educational institutions, 2009
The Ragging is defined as any disorderly conduct, whether by words spoken or written or by an act, has the effect of teasing, treating, or handling with rudeness a fresher or a junior student. Indulging in a rowdy or undisciplined activity that causes or is likely to cause annoyance, hardship, or psychological harm or to raise fear or apprehension thereof in a fresher or junior student. Asking the students to do any act or perform something that such students will not do 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 junior student. This can lead to adverse effects such as depression, anxiety, and sometimes even suicide.
UGC Regulations on curbing the menace of Ragging in Higher Educational Institutions, 2009 Ragging is a criminal offense and UGC has framed regulations on curbing the menace of ragging in higher educational institutions in order to prohibit, prevent and eliminate the scourge of ragging. In pursuance to the Judgment of the Hon’ble Supreme Court of India dated 08.05.2009 in Civil Appeal No. 887/2009, in exercise of the powers conferred by clause (g) of sub-section (1) of section 26 of the University Grants Commission Act, 1956, the UGC notified “Regulations on Curbing the Menace of Ragging in Higher Educational Institutions, 2009”. These regulations are mandatory for all universities/ institutions.
The University Grants Commission hereby adopts the following regulations in order to carry out the authority granted by Clause (g) of Subsection (1) of Section 26 of the University Grants Commission Act, 1956.
RJSPM’s ACS College adopts and adheres to rules and regulations issued by University Grants Commission to the requisite mandatory action for curbing the menace of ragging.
Till date we have observed no cases of ragging in RJSPM’s ACS College due to continuous augmentation of anti-ragging mechanism, by organizing anti-ragging interactions and support from active anti-ragging cell. Institute has also installed CCTV cameras at vital points to monitor any misconduct in campus.
|Prin. Dr. Ashok Patil
|Mrs. Yogita Punde
|Members from Police Department
|Mr. Vijay Jagdale
|Members From Media
|Mrs. Sanyukta Ingale
|Members from NGO
|Prof. Dr. Ganesh Chavan
|Member & Nodal Officer
|Prof. Sanjay Chavan
|Prof. Sunil Dandekar
|Mr. Siddharth Dongare
|Member & Ex-Students
|Mrs. Sarika Bhosale
|Member from non-Teaching Staff