Anti Ragging Committee

The Anti Ragging Committee consists of the following members :

  • Prof. L S Chirmulay
  • Prof. Sunita Sangle
  • Prof. Anil Shinde
  • Prof. Jyoti Peshave
  • Prof. Awanti Hodlur
  • Prof. Rupesh Londhe

What constitutes Ragging

Ragging constitutes one or more of the following acts

  • Any conduct by any student or students whether by words spoken or written by an act which has the effect of testing, treating or handling with rudeness a fresher or any other student;
  • Indulging in rowdy or undisciplined activities by any student or students which causes or is likely to cause annoyance, hardship, physical or psychological harm or raise fear or apprehension thereof in any fresher or any other student;
  • Asking any student to do any act which has the effect of causing or generating a sense of shame, or torment or embarrassment so as to adversely affect the physique or psyche of such fresher or any other student;
  • Any act by a senior student that prevents, disrupts or disturbs the regular academic activity of any other student or a fresher.
  • Exploiting the services of a fresher or any other regular student for completing the academic tasks assigned to an individual or a group of students.
  • Any act of financial extortion or forceful expenditure burden put on fresher or any other student by students;
  • Any act of physical abuse including all variants of sexual abuse, homosexual assaults. Stripping, forcing obscene and lewd acts, gestures, causing bodily harm or any other danger to health or person;
  • Any act or abuse by spoken words, emails, posts, public insults which would also include deriving perverted pleasure, vicarious or sadistic thrill from activity or passively participating in the discomfiture to fresher or any other student;
  • Any act that affects the mental health and self-confidence of a fresher or any other student with or without and intent to derive a sadistic pleasure or showing off power, authority or superiority by a student over any fresher or any other student.

Action Against Ragging

Maharashtra Prohibition of Ragging Act 1999, which is in effect from 15th May 1999, has the following provisions for Action against Ragging :

Ragging within or outside of any educational institution is prohibited.

Whosoever directly or indirectly commits, participates in, abets, or propagates ragging within or outside any educational institution shall, on conviction, be punished with imprisonment for a term up to 2 year and or penalty which may extend to ten thousand rupees.

Any student convicted of any offence of ragging shall be dismissed from the educational institution and such student shall not be admitted in any other educational institution for a period of five years from the date of order of such dismissal.

Whenever any student or, as the case may be, the parent or guardian or a teacher of an educational institution complaints, in writing, of ragging to the head of the educational institution, the head of the educational institution shall, without prejudice to the forgoing provisions within seven days of the receipt of the complaint, enquire into the matter mentioned in the complaint and if, prima facie, it is found true, suspend the student who is accused of the offence, and shall, immediately forward the complaint to the police station having jurisdiction over the area in which the educational institution, is situated, for further action. Where, on inquiry by the head of educational institution, it is found that there is no substance, prima facie, in the complaint received, he / she shall intimate the fact, in writing, to the complainant, The decision of the head of the educational institution shall be final.

If the head of the educational institution fails or neglects to act in the manner specified in section “d” above when a complaint of ragging is made, such person shall be deemed to have abetted the offence and shall, on conviction, be punished as provided for in section “b” above.

Kindly contact the following teachers in case of ragging :

S.No. Name Designation Contact No.
1. Dr. L. Chirmulay Chairman 9403185896
2. Ms. P. Parasnis Member- Faculty 9890881909
3. Ms. S. Shirolkar Member- Faculty 9850908048
4. Ms. Kolekar Member- N/T 7385905080
5. Mr. Thorat Member- N/T 9665995842