Anti - Ragging Cell

Ragging in any form is strictly prohibited in the college. The Kerala Prohibition of Ragging Act 1998 prohibits ragging in educational institutions in Kerala. Those who are involved in ragging will have to face severe consequences including expulsion from the college/criminal proceedings as per rules.

 

THE KERALA PROHIBITION OF RAGGING ACT, 1998 (ACT 10 OF 1998)

An Act to prohibit ragging in educational institutions in the State of Kerala.


Preamble: -Whereas it is expedient to prohibit ragging in educational institutions in the State of Kerala;

1.  Short title, extent and commencement

  • This Act may be called the Kerala Prohibition of Ragging Act, 1998.
  • It extends to the whole of the State of Kerala.
  • It shall be deemed to have come into force on the 23rd day of October 1997.

 

2. Definition - In this Act, unless the context otherwise required

  • (a) ‘Head of the educational institution’ means the Principal or the person responsible for the management of that educational institution
  • (b) ‘Ragging’ means doing of any act, by disorderly conduct, to a student of an educational institution, which causes or is likely to cause physical or psychological harm or raising apprehension or fear or shame or embarrassment to that student and includes
  • (i) teasing, abusing or playing practical jokes on, or causing hurt to, such student; or
  • (ii) asking a student to do any act or perform something which such student will not, in the ordinary course, willingly, do.

3. Prohibition of ragging

  • Ragging within or outside any educational institution is prohibited.

 

4. Penalty for ragging

  • Whoever commits, participates in, abets or propagates ragging within, or outside, any educational institution shall, on conviction, be punished with imprisonment for a term which may extend to two years and shall also be liable to a fine which may extend to ten thousand rupees.

 

5.Dismissal of student

  • Any student convicted of an offence under Section 4 shall be dismissed from the educational institution and such student shall not be admitted in any other educational institution for a period of three years from the date of order of such dismissal.

 

6. Suspension of student

  • Whenever any student or, as the case may be, the parents or guardian, or a teacher of an educational institution complains, in writing, of ragging to the head of the educational institution, the head of that educational institution shall, without prejudice to the foregoing 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 situate, for further action.
  • Where, on enquiry by the head of the educational institution, it is proved that there is no substance prima facie in the complaint received under sub-section (1), he shall intimate the fact, in writing, to the complainant.

 

7. Deemed abetment

  • If the head of the educational institution fails or neglects to take action in the manner specified in section 6 when a complaint of ragging is made, such person shall be deemed to have abetted the offence of ragging and shall, on conviction, be punished as provided for in Section 4.

 

8. Power to make rules

  • The Government may, by notification in the Gazette, make rules for carrying out all or any of the purposes of this Act.
  • Every rule made under this Act shall be laid, as soon as maybe after it is made, before the Legislative Assembly, while it is in session for a total period of fourteen days, which may be comprised in one session or in two successive sessions, and if before the expiry of the session in which it is so laid, or the session immediately following, the Legislative Assembly makes any modification in the rule or decides that the rule should not be made, the rule shall, thereafter, have effect only in such modified form or be of no effect, as the case may be; so, however, that any such modification or annulment shall be without prejudice to the validity of anything previously done under that rule

 

9. Repeal and saving

  • The Kerala Prohibition of Ragging Ordinance, 1998 (2 of 1998), is hereby repealed.
  • Notwithstanding such repeal, anything done or deemed to have been done or any action taken or deemed to have been taken under the said Ordinance shall be deemed to have been done or taken under this Act.

 

ANTI -RAGGING COMMITTEE AND ANTI -RAGGING SQUAD:

The Institution had constituted the Anti –ragging committee in compliance with the UGC regulations on the menace of ragging in higher educational institutions. This committee is to prevent and prohibit the menace of ragging of any type.

Role and Responsibilities:

  • Anti-Ragging committee is to ensure compliance with the provisions of the regulations as well as the provisions of any law for the time being in force concerning ragging.
  • To monitor and oversee the performance of the Ant-ragging Squad in prevention of ragging in the institution.

Functions of Anti- Ragging Committee and Anti -Ragging squad:

  • The committee will educate the students at large by adopting various means about the menace of ragging and related Punishments there to.
  • Disseminate information on Anti ragging rules & regulations.
  • An Anti- Ragging Squad is formed and will be working under the monitoring of Anti-Ragging committee.
  • The functions of Anti Ragging squad is to keep a vigil and stop the incidences of ragging, if any, happening/reported in the places of student aggregation including classrooms, Canteen, Buses, Grounds, Hostels, etc.
  • They shall work in consonance and guidance of Anti- Ragging committee. If anyone suspects or come to know about, or becomes a victim of ragging inside or outside the campus can contact any of the anti ragging committee members.
  • The Anti-Ragging Committee of the institution shall take an appropriate decision upon the violation of rules.
  • The frequency of meeting will be once in a semester. In addition meeting of all members of cell can be convened, if required.

Anti-Ragging Committee Members:

Sl.No. Name Designation Role
1.

Dr. Abdul Gafur M

Principal

Chairman

2.

Mr. Vipin Thomas

HOD/ECE

Convenor

3.

All HoDs

 

Members

4.

Ms. Ramcymol K. A.

AP/ S&H

Female faculty Member

5.

Ms. Shamseena T. S.

AP/ S&H

Female faculty Member

6.

Ms. Aleefna P R

S2 CE

U.G representative

7.

Mr. Arunkumar N

S6 CE

U.G representative

8.

Mr.Muhammed Moosa

S2 ME

U.G representative

9.

Mr. Firoz Shaji

S6 MB

U.G representative

10.

Ms. Amrutha Ajayaraj

S6 EEE

U.G representative

11.

Ms. Aleena Biju

S2 ECE

U.G representative

12.

Mr. Arshad Saneer

S2 CSE

U.G representative

13.

Ms. Niya Thomas

S6 CSE

U.G representative

14.

Mr. Swafvan P A

M.B.A

P.G representative

15.

Ms. Shifana V S

M.C.A

P.G representative

16.

Mr. Johny George

AP/ME

Mens’ hostel warden

17.

Ms. Jessy Mathew

Non-teaching staff

Ladies’ hostel warden

18.

Ms. Aparna R.

LIBRARIAN

Non-teaching staff representative

19.

Mr. Shalikar

Member, PTA Executive

P.T.A nominee

20.

Mr. Pareethkunju K S

Member, PTA Executive

P.T.A nominee

21.

Er. P H Muneer

Chairman, ICET

Management nominee

22.

Mr. K.T Razak

Press Club President, Muvattupuzha

Media representative

23.

Ms. Emi Mary George

Ex. Director, Mirror NGO

N.G.O representative

24.

Mr. Sasikumar

S.H.O, Muvattupuzha

Police administration representative

25.

Mr. O.K Muhammed

Block panchayath member, Mulavoor

Civil administration representative

Revised procedure for students to file online Anti Ragging Affidavit.

Step 1: A student will submit his/her details on the same web sites (www.antiragging.in and www.amanmovement.org) as before; read and confirm

that he/she and his/her parents/Guardians have read and understood the regulations on curbing the menace of ragging. He/She will confirm & agree that he/she will not engage in ragging in any form.

 

Step 2: The student receive an E MAIL with his/her registration number and a web link. The student will forward the link to the E mail of the Nodal officer in his/her university/college.

 (Please note that the student will not receive pdf affidavits and he/she is not requlred to print & sign it as used to be the case earlier.)

 

Helpline

       Nodal officer - Mobile Number: 09995852586

                            Email id : antiragging@icet.ac.in

 

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