SMT. K. G. MITTAL COLLEGE OF ARTS & COMMERCE NAHAR NAGAR, MALAD (WEST), MUMBAI.
Dated 21st June 2017
The University Grants Commission vide its letter no F.1-16/2007 (CPP-11) dated June 17, 2009 has restated the ban on raggi ng of students in Institutions of Higher Learning. The college has a zero tolerance policy towards ragging.
Ragging constitutes one or more of any of the following acts:
- 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;
- 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;
- 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;
- Any act by a senior student that prevents , disrupts or disturbs the regular academic activity of any other student or a fresher;
- Exploiting the services of a fresher or any other student for completing the academic tasks assigned to an ind ividual or a group of student;
- Any act of financial extortion or forceful expenditure burden put on a fresher or any other student by students;
- 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 ;
- 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;
- 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 or any other student;
- Any act of physical or mental abuse (includ ing bullyi ng and exclusion) targeted at another student (fresher or otherwise) on the grou nd of colour, race, religion, caste, ethnicity, gender (including transgender), sexual orientation, appearance, nationality, regional origins, lingu istic identity, place of birth, place of residence or economic backgrou nd.
- In case, any student is found guilty i n the event of ragging, the following actions may be adopted:
- Suspending from attending classes and academic privileges;
- Debarring from appearing in any test/ examination or other evaluation process;
- Withholding results;
- With holding/ withdrawing scholarship/ fellowship and other benefits;
- Debarri ng from representing the institution in any meet, tournament, fest, competition etc. in all levels;
- Rustication from the college for a definite period;
- Cancellation of admission;
- Expulsion from the college and consequent debarring from admission to any other institution for a specified period.
SMT. K. G. MITTAL COLLEGE OF ARTS AND COMMERCE, MALAD (W)
Our college has set up Anti-Ragging Committee and Grievance Redressal Committee. No grievances and cases of ragging have been reported till now. Due to the Covid pandemic, the academic year 2020-21 went on in online mode with little face-to-face interaction.
Report of the Online Awareness Session on “Ragging – Rules and Regulations” held on 18th December 2021 at 11.30 a.m.
An online awareness session on “Ragging – Rules and Regulations” was held on 18th December 2021 at 11.30 a.m. by the Anti-Ragging Committee for the students of our college. The session was conducted in Google meet platform and the link for the same was circulated beforehand. The session commenced with Dr. Navnita Megnani, Chairperson of the Anti-Ragging Committee welcoming the Principal Dr. Shagun Srivastava. An introduction to the meaning and other aspects of ragging was given by the Chairperson, followed by the Principal addressing the students about the relevance of the Anti-Ragging Committee in the college. It was proceeded by a briefing of laws in India related to ragging by Mrs. Nimmi Menon, Member of Anti-Ragging Committee. Students suggestions regarding the same were invited after this, and their queries were addressed. The session ended on a positive note.
Dr. Navnita Megnani, Chairperson
Mrs. Nimmi Menon, Member