Anti-Ragging Committee

As per University Grants Commission Notification on the Regulations on Curbing the Menace of Ragging in Higher Educational Institutions, 2009 and in pursuance to the Judgment of the Hon'ble Supreme Court of India dated 08.05.2009 in Civil Appeal No. 887/2009, Somaiya Vidyavihar University and its Constituent Colleges constituted the Anti Ragging Committee. These Regulations are available on the UGC website www.ugc.ac.in & www.antiragging.in'

Ragging is a criminal offence and UGC has framed regulations on curbing the menace of ragging in higher educational institutions in order to prohibit, prevent and eliminate the scourge of ragging.

Students in distress due to ragging related incidents

  • Can call the National Anti-Ragging Helpline l800-180-5522 {24x7 Toll Free) or email the Anti-Ragging Helpline at helplin@antiragqins.in.
  • For any other information regarding ragging please visit the UGC website. www.uqc.ac.in, www.antiragging.in
  • Contact UGC monitoring agency i.e. centre for Youth (c4Y) on Mobile No' O9818044577 (only in case of emergency).

Anti-Ragging Squad

As per University Grants Commission Notification on the Regulations on Curbing the Menace of Ragging in Higher Educational Institutions, 2009 and in pursuance to the Judgment of the Hon'ble Supreme Court of India dated 08.05.2009 in Civil Appeal No. 887/2009, Somaiya Vidyavihar University constituted the Anti-Ragging Squad.

Roles and Responsibility of the Anti-Ragging Squad

  • To maintain vigil, oversight and patrolling functions and shall remain mobile, alert and active at all times.
  • The Anti-Ragging Squad shall make surprise raids on hostels, and other places vulnerable to incidents and having the potential for ragging and shall be empowered to inspect such places.
  • The Anti-Ragging Squad can conduct an on-the-spot enquiry into any incidents of ragging referred to it by the Head of the institution or any member of the faculty or any member of the staff or any student or any parent or guardian or any employee of a service provider or by any other person, as the case may be; and the enquiry report along with recommendations shall be submitted to the Anti-Ragging Committee for action. Provided that the Anti-Ragging Squad shall conduct such enquiry observing a fair and transparent procedure and the principles of natural justice and after giving adequate opportunity to the student or students accused of ragging and other witnesses to place before it the facts, documents and views concerning the incidents of ragging, and considerations such other relevant information as may be required.

The following are the members of the Anti-Ragging Squad

Mr. Aazaz Khan

Nodal Officer

Prof. Bharati Singh

K. J. Somaiya College of Engineering

Mr. Vishnu Jadahav

Security In-charge of Campus

Objectives

To root out ragging in all its forms from universities, colleges and other educational institutions in the country by prohibiting it by law, preventing its occurrence by following the provisions of these regulations and punishing those who indulge in ragging as provided for these Regulations and the appropriate law in force.

Roles and responsibilities of Anti-Ragging Committee_SVU

  • To promote the objectives of these Regulations, constitute a Mentoring Committee in individual constituent college consisting of students volunteering to be Mentors for freshers, in the succeeding academic year; and there shall be as many levels or tiers of Mentors as the number of batches in the institution, at the rate of one Mentor for six freshers and one Mentor of a higher level for six Mentors of the lower level.

  • Act as a Monitoring Committee
    • Monitoring Committee on Ragging will coordinate with the institutions to monitor the activities of the Anti-Ragging Committees, Squads , and Mentoring Committees, regarding compliance with the instructions on conducting orientation programmes, counseling sessions, etc., and regarding the incidents of ragging, the problem faced by wardens and other officials, etc. This Committee shall also review the efforts made by such institutions to publicize anti-ragging measures, cross-verify the receipt of affidavits from candidates/students and their parents/guardians every year, and shall be the prime mover for initiating action by theUniversity authorities to suitably amend the Statutes or Ordinances or Bye-laws to facilitate the implementation of antiragging measures at the level of the institution

    • The Monitoring Committee shall coordinate with the institutions, to achieve the objectives of these Regulations; and the Monitoring Committee shall call for reports from the Heads of institutions in regard to the activities of the AntiRagging Committees, Anti-Ragging Squads, and the Mentoring Committees at the institutions, and it shall also keep itself abreast of the decisions of the AntiRagging Committees etc.
    • The Monitoring Committee shall also review the efforts made by institutions to publicize anti-ragging measures, soliciting of affidavits from parents/guardians and from students, each academic year, to abstain from ragging activities or willingness to be penalized for violation; and shall function as the prime mover for initiating action for amending the Statues or Ordinances or Bye-laws to facilitate the implementation of anti-ragging measures at the level of the institution.
anti raggging

Dr. Deepak Sharma

K. J. Somaiya College of Engineering

Ms. Shilpa Bhardwaj

K. J. Somaiya Institute of Management

Dr. Seema Sambrani

S. K. Somaiya College

Dr. Hema Bhadawkar

K.J. Somaiya College of Education

Dr. Shuddhatam Prakash Jain

K. J. Somaiya College of Dharma Studies

Mr. Aditya Singh

Somaiya Sports Academy

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