Actions To Be Taken
UGC ANTI RAGGING REGULATIONS: ABSTRACT
Action to be taken by the Head of the institution after receipt of COMPLAINT OF RAGGING :
“…On receipt of any information concerning ….any reported incident of ragging, the Head of the institution shall immediately determine if a case under the penal laws is made out and if so,…… proceed to file a First Information Report (FIR), within twenty-four hours of receipt of such information or recommendation, with the police and local authorities, under the appropriate penal provisions relating to one or more of the following, namely;
v. Violation of decency and morals through ragging
vi. Injury to the body, causing hurt or grievous hurt
x. Assault as well as sexual offences or unnatural offences
xvii. Physical or psychological humiliation
Provided that the Head of the institution shall forthwith report the occurrence of the incident of ragging to the District Level Anti-Ragging Committee and the Nodal officer of the affiliating University if the institution is an affiliated institution.
Provided further that the institution shall also continue with its enquiry initiated under clause 9 of these Regulations and other measures without waiting for action on the part of the police/local authorities and such remedial action shall be initiated and completed immediately and in no case later than a period of seven days of the reported occurrence of the incident of ragging.
This is only a summary of the original regulations by the UGC (UGC REGULATIONS ON CURBING THE MENACE OF RAGGING IN HIGHER EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTIONS, 2009). Proper care has been taken to formulate the summary, but for a more detailed and authentic version, please refer to the original regulation document.