Anti Ragging

Ragging, inside/outside the institution, is an offence. As per the Himachal Pradesh Educational  Institution (Prohibition of Ragging) Act 2009, every offence under this Act shall be cognizable, non-bailable and compoundable with the permission of court. If any student is found indulging in ragging activities directly or indirectly, strict action will be taken against him/her as per law.

Mandatory Reading

Mandatory reading material for all students.

“Ragging” means the doing of any act which causes, or is likely to cause any physical, psychological or physiological harm of apprehension or shame or Embarrassment to a student and includes,

1.Teasing or abusing of playing Practical joke on or causing hurt to any student.

2.Asking any student to do any act, or perform anything, which he/she would not, in the ordinary course, be willing to do or perform.

Ragging is different from other crimes because the motive is solely to get perverse pleasure. Ragging is also different from other crimes as it is actively promoted by certain sections of the society

Following types of abuses and activities will be termed as ragging:

1.Physical abuse, for example, forcing to eat, drinks or smoke, forcing to dress or undress.

2.Verbal abuse, for example swear words and phrases, direct or indirect derogatory references to the person’s appearance, attire, religion, caste, family or chosen field of study

3.Forced activity, for example

a)Chores for seniors e.g. copying notes, cleaning rooms, etc.

b)Missing classes. Not being allowed to study.

c)Staying awake late or getting up at unreasonable times.

d)Singing or dancing or performing in any other way.

e)Using foul language or shouting or cheering loudly.

f)Misbehaving with strangers, particularly women.

g)Reading or browsing porno-graphic/objectionable material.

Ragging also constitutes one or more of any of the following acts:

Anti-Ragging Squad

Antiragging Rules AICTE

HP Antiragging Act 2009

Anti-Ragging Institution Committee