BROCHURE

Anti Ragging Cell (ARC)

Anti -Ragging Committee is constituted in this college since 2011 to prevent ragging and to take anti-ragging measures as per the guidelines issued by the Supreme Court of India & UGC.

The Committee includes members (senior Professors, Associate/ Asst. Professors) representing all the Faculties with Principal as the Chairperson and Vice Principal as the Secretary. The committee meets often and when needed to discuss directives received from UGC and put them into action. The committee and the Squad are reconstituted every two years. The anti-ragging squad ensures the implementation of the preventive measure and undertakes field visits to ensure a ragging-free campus. An Anti-Ragging Committee is formed to address the issues concerning ragging.

According to relevant sections of the Indian Penal Code (IPC), those found guilty of a ragging-related offense can be punished with imprisonment, or a fine, or both. The quantum of punishment varies with the gravity of the crime. For example, Section 323, which deals with the cases of voluntarily causing hurt can lead to imprisonment up to one year or fine or both; Section 306, which deals with abetment to suicide, specifies the punishment to be imprisonment up to ten years with or without fine. Some other relevant sections of IPC in this context include Section 341 (wrongful restraint), Section 506 (criminal intimidation), Section 302 (murder), Section 307 (attempt to murder), etc.

 The members of the committee are as follows:-

Objectives of Anti Ragging Committee
Anti-Ragging Committee will be the Supervisory and Advisory Committee in preserving a Culture of Ragging Free Environment in the College Campus. The Anti-Ragging Squad- office bearers will work under the Supervision of Anti Ragging Committee and engage in the works of checking places like Hostels, Buses, Canteens, Classrooms, and other places of student congregation. Anti-Ragging Committee will be involved in designing strategies and action plans for curbing the Menace of Ragging in the college by adopting an array of activities.
Responsibilities of Anti Ragging Squad

NAME DEPARTMENT
DR.K NIRMAL RAJA PRINCIPAL
K J PETER INSPECTOR OF POLICE (EXT. MEMBER)
MRS. ANJU P P ACADEMIC CORDINATOR
MRS ANULAKSHMY K S HOD, ECE
MR. INDRAJITH T B HOD, CSE
MRS OMANA K M HOD, APPLIED SCIENCE
MR  ARUN C A AP, ME

Anti-Ragging Squad will be working under the Monitoring of Anti-Ragging Committee and will seek advice from the Anti-Ragging Committee. The functions of the Anti-Ragging Squad will be to keep a vigil and stop the incidences of Ragging, if any, happening reported in the places of Student aggregation including, Classrooms, Canteens, Buses, Grounds, Hostels, etc. The Squad will also educate the students at large by adopting various means about the menace of Ragging and related Punishments there. A gamut of positive reinforcement activities is adopted by Anti-Ragging Squad for orienting students and molding their personalities for a better cause. They shall work in Consonance and Guidance of Anti Ragging Committee.

Anti- Ragging Squad – Male :-

  1. JYOTHIS K – AP, ME
  2. ARUN C A – AP, ME
  3. VISHNU V S – LAB STAFF, CSE
  4. KALYAN R K MENON – LAB STAFF, EEE

Anti- Ragging Squad – Female :-

  1. HARITHA C M – AP, AS
  2. NEENU K C – AP, ECE
  3. LAVANYA K C – AP, CSE

As per the order of the Supreme Court of India and subsequent Notification from the University Grants Commission (UGC), ragging constitutes one or more of any intention by any student or group of students on:

  1. Any act of Indiscipline, Teasing, or Handling with Rudeness.
  2. Any act that Prevents, Disrupts the Regular Academic Activity.
  3. Any activity which is likely to cause annoyance, hardship, Psychological Harm, or creates Fear or Apprehension.
  4. Any Act of Financial Extortion or Forceful Expenditure.
  5. Any Act of Physical Abuse causing Assault, Harm, or danger to Health.
  6. Any Act of abuse by spoken words, emails, SMS or public insult, etc.