- Dr. M T Prathap Kumar, HOD, Civil Dept, Chairman
- Dr. M K Venkatesha, Principal
- Mr. Ganapathi Yaji, Registrar
- All Hods
- Rupma Sarkhel, Civil Dept
- Police Sub Inspector
- Dr. U.Bhojanna, HOD, MBA Dept, Chairman
- Dr. G.T. Raju, HOD, CSE Dept
- Prof.S.N. Sridhara, ECE Dept
- Dr. C.Pandurangappa, HOD, Physics Dept
1. What is ragging?
- Any disorderly conduct whether by words spoken or written or by an act which has the effect of teasing, treating or handling with rudeness a fresher or a junior student.
- Indulging in any 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.
- Asking the students to do any act or perform something which such student will not o 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.
2. Why would anyone indulge in ragging?
- To derive a sadistic pleasure
- To show off power, authority or superiority over juniors or fresher’s.
3. Is some form of ragging good?
No. Ragging, in any form, is a reprehensible act of does no good to anyone. Every act of ragging, major or minor, is beyond the limits of decency, morality and humanity. Civilized societies across the world are doing away with this nefarious practice. Some states in India have done the same.
4. What is ‘Zero tolerance” policy?
No act of ragging, major or minor, shall go unnoticed. No ragger, male or female, student or non-student, shall go unpunished. No institution that fails to take action against ragging shall be allowed to operate.
5. Who will implement this policy?
Everyone concerned, specially:
- The heads of the educational institutions
- The State Government, through Divisional Commissioners
- The opinion makers
6. How can we exterminate this evil practice?
By exercise of the disciplinary authority of the teachers over the students and of the management of the institutions over the teachers a students. No effort should be made to minimize the number of ‘reported cases’. Reporting is to be encouraged through all available means. Anti-ragging movement should be initiated by the institutions right from the time of advertisement for admissions. The prospectus, the form for admission and /or any other literature issued to the aspirants for admission must clearly mention that ragging is banned in the institution and anyone indulging in ragging is likely to received deterrent punishment.
7. University Grants Commission has amended its anti ragging regulations to include physical or mental abuse on ground of ethnicity, caste, religion, color, regional background, linguistic identity, national and sexual orientation.
The 3rd Amendment of UGC Regulations on “Curbing the menace of Ragging in Higher Educational Institutions, 2016 according to this: 3(j) Any act of physical or mental abuse (including bullying and exclusion) targeted at another student (Fresher or otherwise) on the ground of color, race, religion, caste, ethnicity, gender (including transgender), sexual orientation, appearance, nationality, regional origins, linguistic identity, place of birth, place of residence or economic background.