Anti-Ragging

anti-ragging

 Toll free number to report Ragging: 18004257505

No. of Ragging cases reported in AIMS in 2015-16: NIL

ANTI RAGGING COMMITTEE AIMS & AHRC

 OBJECTIVES:   To root out ragging in all its forms in Adichunchanagiri Institute of Medical Sciences and Research Centre by,

a)     Prohibiting ragging by law.

b)     Preventing occurrence of ragging by regulations.

c)     Punishing those who indulge in ragging as provided in the regulations and appropriate law in force.  

 

COMPOSITION OF ANTI-RAGGING COMMITTEE AIMS & AHRC.

Sl. No.NameDesignationAddress & Telephone Numbere-mail ID
1Dr.M.G.ShivaramuPrincipal, AIMS. ChairmanAdichunchanagiri Institute of Medical Sciences, Balagangadharanatha Nagara-571 448, Nagamangala Taluk, Mandya District, Karnataka 08234-287433 9663927257 / 9886367471mgshivaramu@gmail.com
2Dr.T.M.ManoharMedical Superintendent9845776090drmanohar55@gmail.com
3Dr.K.N.Narasimha SwamyProf. & HOD of Physiology9880626122neemaswamy@hotmail.com
4Dr.R.RajendraProf.& HOD of Anatomy9945967597dr.rajendra.r@gmail.com
5Dr.D.VenkateshaProf.& HOD of Microbiology9986973580drvenkatesh59@gmail.com
6Dr.A.RajeshwariWarden, AIMS Hostel for Girls9448038747drrajeshwari@gmail.com
7Dr.D.ChikkannaWarden AIMS Hostel for Boys9986054348drchikkanna@gmail.com
8Mr.SureshSub Inspector of Police, Bellur Police Station, Bellur9480804853
9Dr.C.K.VijayakumarStudent Parent9620775031drckv@gmail.com
10Mr. Nirup KumarStudent Parent9448252574
11Mr.Basavesh HiremathStudent9060146195basaveshh29@gmail.com
12Ms.SrideviStudent9986850767clrsr@gmail.com
13Mr.Karthik RInternee9845409729drkarthiappu@gmail.com
14Ms.BhanupriaInternee7026742575bhanupriyasb93@gmail.com
15Mr.B.K.UmeshRegistrar, AIMS. Non-teaching faculty9845567500bkumeshsjcit@gmail.com
16Smt.J.B.PadmaOffice Suptd – AIMS. Non-teaching faculty9880859514123aims@gmail.com

Anti Ragging Policy:   Ragging constitutes one or more of any of the following acts:


Ragging is a criminal offence as per the Supreme Court verdict. 
Ragging is an offence under penal code and under section 116 of the Karnataka Education Act, 1983 (Karnataka Act No.1 of 1995), which define ragging as:

“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 including in its departments, constituent units, all its 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. The Institution is bound by the UGC Regulations on Curbing the Menace of Ragging in Higher Educational Institutions 2009.”.

Punishable Ingredients of Ragging:

  1. Abetment / instigation to ragging
  2.  Criminal conspiracy to rag
  3. Unlawful assembly and rioting while ragging
  4. Public nuisance created during ragging
  5. Violation of decency and morals through ragging
  6. Injury to body, causing hurt / mental trauma or grievous hurt
  7. Wrongful restraint
  8. Wrongful confinement
  9. Use of criminal force
  10. Assault as well as sexual offences or unnatural offences
  11. Extortion
  12. Criminal trespass
  13. Offences against property
  14. Criminal intimidation
  15. Attempt to commit any or all of the above mentioned offences against the victim
  16. Physical or psychological humiliation
  17. Any act / abuse by spoken words, e-mails, snail mails, blogs, public insults etc.
  18. Any act that prevents, disrupts or disturbs the regular academic activity of a student
  19. 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.
  •  In addition, in case of every single incident of ragging, a First Information Report (FIR) will be filed with the local police authorities. The possible punishment includes rigorous imprisonment (in compliance with the order of Supreme Court of India)