RAGGING IS A CRIMINAL OFFENCE (AS PER THE SUPREME COURT VERDICT) TOLL FREE HELPLINE: 1800 – 180 – 5522 [Ragging is an offence under penal code and under section 116 of the Karnataka Education Act, 1983 (Karnataka Act No.1 of 1995)] "Causing, inducing, compelling or forcing a student, whether by way of practical joke or otherwise, to do any act which detracts from human dignity or violates his/her person or exposes him/her to ridicule from doing any lawful act. By intimidating, wrongfully restraining, wrongfully confining, or injuring him or by using criminal force on him/her or by holding out to him/her any threat of intimidation, wrongful confinement, injury or the use of criminal force." "Ragging in all its forms is totally banned in this institution in all the departments, hostels, premises, (academic, residential, sports, kiosks, cafeteria and the like) whether located within the campus or outside and in all means of transportation of students whether public or private. The institution shall take strict action including but not limited to criminal proceeding and/or cancellation of admission against those found guilty of ragging and/or of abetting ragging and the burden of proof shall hereby lie on the perpetrator of alleged ragging and not on the victim. An offence of Ragging may be charged either on a written complaint by the affected or on independent finding of the Anti Ragging Squad. This Institution is bound by the All India Council for Technical Education (Prevention and Prohibition of Ragging in Technical Institutions, Universities including Deemed to be Universities imparting technical education) Regulations 2009. .
PUNISHABLE INGREDIENTS OF RAGGING:
• Abetment / instigation to ragging
• Criminal conspiracy to rag
• Unlawful assembly and rioting while ragging
• Public nuisance created during ragging
• Violation of decency and morals through ragging
• Injury to body, causing hurt / mental trauma or grievous hurt
• Wrongful restraint
• Wrongful confinement
• Use of criminal force
• Assault as well as sexual offences or unnatural offences
• Criminal trespass
• Offences against property
• Criminal intimidation
• Attempt to commit any or all of the above mentioned offences against the victim
• Physical or psychological humiliation
• Any act / abuse by spoken words, e-mails, snail mails, blogs, public insults etc.
• Any act that prevents, disrupts or disturbs the regular academic activity of a student.
• All other offences following from the definition of "Ragging".
PUNISHMENTS AGAINST RAGGING:
Depending upon the nature and gravity of the offence as established by the Anti-Ragging Committee of the Institution, the possible punishments for those found guilty of ragging shall be any one or any combination of the following:
• Suspension from attending classes and academic privileges
• Withholding / withdrawing scholarship / fellowship and other benefits
• Forfeiting Campus Placement opportunities / recommendations
• Debarring from appearing in any test/examination or other evaluation process
• Withholding of results
• Debarring from representing the institution in any regional, national or international meet, tournament, youth festival etc.
• Suspension/ expulsion from the hostel
• Cancellation of Admission
• Rustication from the institution for a period, ranging from 1 to 3 years
• Expulsion from the institution and consequent debarring from admission to any other institution for a specific period
• Fine of Rupees 25,000/-
• 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.
Complying with the directives of the Hon’ble Supreme Court of India and AICTE Notification, the above Anti-ragging committee is formed for overseeing the implementation of the provisions of the Anti-ragging Verdict.. This committee comprising teaching faculty, administrators and women representatives will monitor the measures taken by the Institute for prevention of ragging, will look into the specific instances of ragging and complaints of ragging; and suggest appropriate action / punishment against individuals who indulge in ragging.
|Name of the member||Contact No.||Authority||Position|
|Mr. Ashoka K R, Principal,
|94480 27262||Head of the Institute||Chairman|
|Sri. Naveen, SI,
Jayanagar Police Station,
|0816 2293389||Local Police Authority||Member|
|Sri. Jayraju B, Principal,
|0816 2278441||Nodal Center Authority||Member|
|Sri Dharandra Kumar, Corporator,
Tumakuru City Corporation,
|98844 85862||Civil Authority||Member|
|Mr. Iyer, Chief Reporter,
Prajapragathi Kannada Daily News Paper,
|98455 13868||Local Media||Member|
|Dr. Lokesh Babu,
Sneha Mano Vikasa Kendra,
S S Puram, Tumakuru.
|98450 95979||Non Govt. Social Organization||Member|
|Mr. B V Rajendra Kumar,
|98456 33796||Dean(Student Activity)||Member
|Mr. Ramesh K, Registrar,
|Mr. Chethan M L,
First Year Student(EEE).
|78994 32183||Fresh Student||Member|
|Ms. Ravethi G,
Third Year Student(CS).
|96329 62697||Senior Student||Member|
Sri Maruthi Nilaya,