What Constitutes Ragging?
Ragging constitutes one or more of any of the following acts:
a) Any conduct by any student or students whether by words spoken or written or by an act which has the effect of teasing, treating or handling with rudeness a fresher or any other student.
b) 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 to raise fear or apprehension thereof in any fresher or any other student.
c) Asking any student to do any act which such student will not in the ordinary course do and 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.
d) Any act by a senior student that prevents, disrupts or disturbs the regular academic activity of any other student or a fresher.
e) Exploiting the services of a fresher or any other student for completing the academic tasks assigned to an individual or a group of students.
f) Any act of financial extortion or forceful expenditure burden put on a fresher or any other student by students
g) Any act of physical abuse including all variants of it: sexual abuse, homosexual assaults, stripping, forcing obscene and lewd acts, gestures, causing bodily harm or any other danger to health or person;
h) Any act or abuse by spoken words, emails, post, public insults which would also include deriving perverted pleasure, vicarious or sadistic thrill from actively or passively participating in the discomfiture to fresher or any other student
i) Any act that affects the mental health and self-confidence of a fresher or any other student with or without an intent to derive a sadistic pleasure or showing off power, authority or superiority by a student over any fresher
Ragging is now defined as an act that violates or is perceived to violate an individual student's dignity. Following the Supreme Court order, a National
Anti-Ragging Helpline is also launched by the Indian Government. Students being ragged can send emails at (email@example.com) to register their
complaint which can be registered without disclosing the name(s) of the victim(s). If the students want, he or she may even complain without disclosing
his or her name, by making an anonymous email id, or by calling National Anti Ragging Help Line (UGC Crisis Hotline) 24x7 Toll Free Number* 1800-180-5522
In the light of above facts, a Central Anti-ragging Committee and a Anti-ragging Squad is constituted by the Government Dental College Raipur & the required updated details are available in the pdf files below: