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CONTENTS

CHAPTER PAGE
ABOUT RAAJDHANI ENGINEEING COLLEGE 03
MEMBERS OF ANTI-RAGGING COMMITTEE 04
JURISDICTION OF ANTI-RAGGING COMMITTEE 04
MEMBERS OF ANTI-RAGGING SQUAD & COUNSELLING UNIT 05
COLLECTIVE RESPONSIBILITIES OF ANTI-RAGGING SQUAD 05
MEMBERS OG ANTIRAGGING GROUP 06
IDENTIFYING FORMS OF RAGGING 06
STEPS TAKEN TO CURB THE MENANCE OF RAGGING 07
STUDENT HELP LINE, ADJUSTMENT MECHANISM, COUNSELLING UNIT 07
INSTITUTIONAL PUNISHMENTS TO RAGGING 07
RECORD OF INCIDENCE OF RAGGING AND MONITORING 08
APPENDICES 09

ABOUT RAAJDHANI ENGINEEING COLLEGE:

Raajdhani Engineering College, Bhubaneswar is commited for creating, sustaining and improving the learning process through established quality management system, compliance to statutary & regulatory requirements and makes it a center of scientific & technological learning. Continual improvement and team work shall be our strength for achieving the set objective with its core value " Creativity & Innovation ". With an objective to provide the nation with capable, competent, committed and compassionate citizens in the technical realm, this institute offering both under graduate and post graduate courses in technology and management was established in the year 2006. Promoted by Samriddhi Educational Trust, Odisha, REC has ever since been approved by the A.I.C.T.E, New Delhi and affiliated to B.P.U.T, Odisha and SCTEVT, Odisha, and Accredited by NAAC, Recognized by Department of Scientific & Industrial Research (DSIR), Govt. of India as SIRO, ISTE & IE Chapter and Student Chapter, Institutional Member of the IE & ISTE and Vigyan Prasar Network of Science Clubs, Recognized by IEEE.

UG courses in:


B.Tech in Civil Engineering

B.Tech in Computer Science Engineering

B.Tech in Electrical Engineering

B.Tech in Electrical Engineering

B.Tech in Electronics & Communication Engineering

B.Tech in Mechanical Engineering

PG courses in:


M.Tech in Communication Systems

M.Tech in Computer Science Engineering

M.Tech in Power System Engineering

M.Tech in Production Engineering

M.Tech in Structural Engineering

Master in Business Administration

Master in Computer Application

Diploma courses in:


Diploma in Computer Science Engineering

Diploma in Electrical Engineering

Diploma in Civil Engineering

Diploma in Mechanical Engineering

MEMBERS OF ANTI-RAGGING COMMITTEE:


Folllowings are the members of the anti-ragging committee for the academic year 2021 - 22 formed vide resolution held on 23/11/2021

Prof. (Dr.) **, Principal as Chairman

Prof. **, HOD, B.Sc & H as Nodal officer

Mr. **, Admn. Officer

All the Heads of the Departments

Representative of faculty members: Prof. **

Representative of parents :**

Representative of non-teaching staff : **

Representative of senior students : **

Representative of freshers

Representative of civil and police administration

Representative of local media

Representative of NGOs

JURISDICTION OF THE ANTI-RAGGING COMMITTEE :


The indicative jurisdiction of the anti-ragging committee can be cited as follows -

Approving the list of the names of representatives of civil and police administration, local media, NGOs, faculty representative, parental representative, student representatives of both Seniors and Freshers and Non-teaching staff of the Institution.

Approving the list of Anti-Ragging Squad members.

Deciding the function and responsibilities of the members of the Anti-Ragging Squad.

Giving direction to the Anti-Ragging Squad and any of its members such as surprise checking, raids, round the clock vigil against ragging and etc.

Issuing notice to Anti-Ragging Squad and any of its members. • Reporting the Monitoring Cell of BPUT and complying to its recommendations and order.

Providing communication incentives (such as mobile phone) to wardens of the hostels and any such members as and when required.

Order for formation of easily accessible Proctors assigned to small groups of the freshers.

Amending the nature, structure, jurisdiction and if any such requirement there to needed for smooth functioning of the Institution.

NB: The members of Anti-Ragging Committee must meet bimonthly to acertain the smooth functioning of the Anti-Ragging Squad.

MEMBERS OF ANTI-RAGGING SQUAD AND COUNSELLING UNIT:


Followings is the list of members of anti-ragging squad for the current academic year.

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1 HODs (All Departments)
** **
3 ** **
4 ** **
5 ** **
6 ** **
7 ** **
8 ** **
9 ** **
10 ** **

MEMBERS OF ANTIRAGGING GROUP


Besides the antiragging committee and squad members, the following is the comprehensive list of members involved in activies to curb ragging.

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1 ** **
2 ** **
3 ** **
4 ** **
5 ** **
6 ** **
7 ** **
8 ** **
9 ** **
10 ** **

RESPONSIBILTY OF EACH MEMBERS OF THA ANTI-RAGGING SQUAD:

Chairman: Preside over meetings, approving rules & regulations, Planning for Orientation / Workshop / / Banners / Hoardings.

Nodal Officer: Implement the approved rules & regulations, monitor the collective responsibility, submit the updates to Principal, regulate the functioning of each of the execution counselling-control unit,

Antiragging groups: The smallest unit of the anti-ragging squad. Each members of it are equally responsible for observing ragging free zone at the ALERT SPOT and neighbouring SPOTs to it

Group Coordinator: Submit the record of incidents of ragging and steps taken there to (in Annexure-II). Arrange substitute to any of the members being absent if and when required. Each one of the Group has to be the team leader in rotation among themselves.

Responsibility by default: In absence of any and / or all of the group member(s), the nearest group coordinator shall look into the discipline and mention the absence of such group in Annexure-III with time. Class(es) without teacher (s) must be immediately attended by the nearest members of the group till the concerned teacher(s) arrive.

In events of gathering (Departmental Seminar, Festivities etc.) at depatmental level, the HOD concerned or his / her nomiee (I/C) shall be accountable to smooth functiong of such activities. In events of ragging must be instantly communicated in writing (Annexure-III) to the Chairman-Execution.

NB:In the event of failure of accountability of any of the members of the squad, the Chairman may ask for a written explanation and the copy of which must be forwarded to the Anti-Ragging Committee.

IDENTIFYING FORMS OF RAGGING:

Following are the list of activities if performed by students of REC hereafter treated as ACT OF RAGGING. This is however an indicative list only and not an exhaustive one.

To address senior as ‘Sir’

10 perform mass drills.

To copy class notes for the seniors.

To serve various errands.

To do menial jobs for seniors.

To ask / answer vulgar questions.

To look at pornographic pictures ‘to shock the freshers out of their innocence’.

To force to drink alcohol, scalding tea, etc.

To force to do acts with sexual overtones, including homosexual acts.

To assult or use criminal force or intimidation.

To force to do acts which can lead to physical injury / mental torture or death.

To restrain or confine wrongfully causing hurt.

To strip, kiss, etc.

To cause grevious hurt, kidnap, rape or committing unnatural offence like causing death or abetting suicide.

To do other obscenities.

Loud speaking calling the name of a boy / girl, using slangs etc.

Alcoholism, Smoking and tabacoo chewing and / or forcing to do so.

Eveteasing of any kind.

STEPS TAKEN TO CURB THE MENANCE OF RAGGING:

REC adopts systematic steps to maintain RAGGING FREE ZONE. The Anti-Ragging Committee is the first step in such a process of execution followed by the Anti-Ragging Squad. The details of the accountabilities of each of the members of the above two mentioned are explained earlier. Amendment if any, there to, shall be made as and when required subject to approval of the Chairman. Besides these, REC trains the freshers during ceremonial welcome for ‘ADJUSTMENT MECHANISM’. Selected HELPLINE NUMBERS and its use are repeatedly communicated to the freshers. A comprehensive presentation is also given by the Principal / Chairman, Anti-Ragging Committee. It is important to note that care is taken to make all the interaction of freshers with the seniors in presence of faculty members. Also all joint gathering of freshers and seniors is addressed by the Head of the Institution.

STUDENT HELP LINE, ADJUSTMENT MECHANISM:

REC adopts systematic steps to maintain RAGGING FREE ZONE. The Anti-Ragging Committee is the first step in such a process of execution followed by the Anti-Ragging Squad. The details of the accountabilities of each of the members of the above two mentioned are explained earlier. Amendment if any, there to, shall be made as and when required subject to approval of the Chairman. Besides these, REC trains the freshers during ceremonial welcome for ‘ADJUSTMENT MECHANISM’. Selected HELPLINE NUMBERS and its use are repeatedly communicated to the freshers. A comprehensive presentation is also given by the Principal / Chairman, Anti-Ragging Committee. It is important to note that care is taken to make all the interaction of freshers with the seniors in presence of faculty members. Also all joint gathering of freshers and seniors is addressed by the Head of the Institution.

HELP LINE NUMBERS: The following telephone numbers may be dialed / mailed SMS at times of need.

Phone Numbers: 9338090011, 9937888555

Adjustment Mechanism: Student(s) particularly freshers should communicate the absence of any teacher in a class to the nearest member of the group.

INSTITUTIONAL PUNISHMENTS TO RAGGING:

Initial punishment for marginal offenders may include Compulsory Paper/Stage presentation on a topic relating to ‘SAY NO TO RAGGING’ as decided by Counceslling Unit headed by not below than Pro-chairman of the Anti-Ragging Squad.

Punishment for active offenders may include as decided by anti-ragging committee headed by not below than Chairman-Execution of the Anti-Ragging Committee and a copy of the undertaking of concerned student(s) along with punishment awarded must be sent to the concerned Gurdian with acknowlegement.

Punishment for serious offenders may include as decided by anti-ragging committee headed by not below than Head of the Institution / Chairman in presence of members of anti-ragging committee, representative of civil and police administration, NGO involved in Youth activities, representative of faculty members, representative of parents, representative of the freshers as well as seniors, non-teaching staff .

Suspension from a class, one day or maximum upto one week suspension.

Cash fines of Rs.500/- upto a maximum of Rs.2000/- along with public apology.

Proceeding for rustication from REC and / or from the university subject to approval of the academic council of BPUT.

Forwarding letter to the examination board of the university to embossment on mark sheet, certificate stating his / her indulgement in ragging.

Proceeding for legal action leading to imprisonment subject to approval of anti-ragging committee of REC.

Booking name(s) in the diary of the nearest police station and / or lodging for FIR subject to approval of the anti-ragging committee of REC.

In each of the above cases, the student must sign in an undertaking form (ANNEXURE-IV) the copy of which must be forwarded to Chairman / Chairman-Execution.

RECORD OF INCIDENCE OF RAGGING AND MONITORING:

The execution must be ensured by filling up the format meant for the Team Leader and / or by the members of the group daily as in Annexure - II. The coordinators must maintain a brief report daily and forward it weekly to Nodal officer as in Annexure - I. However, in case of incidence of ragging, he /she must intimate about it in the same day to both the Nodal officer as well as the Principal. The Counselling unit must immediately rate the incidence either as M / A / S level depending upon the gravity † and take immediate steps to conciliate the matter then and there in the same day. They may call for the students involved along with some witnesses wherever possible to record the statement. The senior as well as the freshers confronted must be called separately. If the gravity is of S (serious) level, then it must be communicated immediately to the Chairman. However, the Counselling Unit must maintain bi-monthly record and forwarded the same to the Chairman as in Annexure - III.