What is Ragging?

  • Any conduct by a student or students whether by words spoken or written 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 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 an 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 of such fresher or any other student.
  • Any act by a senior student that prevents, disrupts, and 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 individual or a group of students.
  • Any act of financial extortion or forceful expenditure of 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, and stripping, forcing obscene and lewd acts, gestures causing bodily harm or any danger to the health of the person.
  • Any act or abuse by spoken words , emails, posts , public insults, which would also include deriving perverted pleasures, vicarious or sadistic thrill for actively or passively participating in the discomfiture  to fresher or any other student.
  • Any act that affects the mental health or self confidence of a fresher or any other student with or without an intent to derive a sadistic pleasure or showing off power, authority and superiority by a student over a fresher or any other student.
ANTI RAGGING-PUNISHMENTS and policies
  • PUNISHMENTS
    • Suspension/ expulsion from the hostel
    • Suspension from attending classes
    • In every single incident of ragging a first information report (F I R)must be filed by the institutional authorities with the local police authorities.
    • Cancellation of admission
    • Debarring from appearing in any test/ examination
    • Expulsion from the college Suspension from attending classes
    • An appeal against the order of punishment by the anti ragging committee shall be made to the Vice –Chancellor of the Kerala University of Health Sciences. His/her decision in the matter shall be final.
  • INSTITUTIONAL POLICIES
    • Advertisement of admission (Anti ragging Law is included)
    • Prospectus( Anti-ragging Law is included)
    • Application Form (Consent from parents and candidates regarding Anti-ragging measures to be obtained  in English/Malayalam)
    • Conduct Certificate/ Transfer Certificate ( Report on  behavioural  pattern of applicant, Punishment for ragging/violent/aggressive behaviour)
    • Hostel –
      1. Consent from parents and candidates regarding Anti ragging measures to be obtained  in English/Malayalam
      2. Arrangement of segregation of freshers from immediate seniors.
    • Reconstitution  of Anti ragging Committee on commencement of each academic year
    • Formation of Squad
    • Formation of ant ragging Monitoring cell
    • Induction Programme  for Freshers including parents.
    • Fresher’s day (to be conducted within 2 weeks).
    • Anonymous random Surveys.
    • Hostel- Registration( with local police to be done).
    • Phone facility  for the warden  and freshers
    • Empowerment  warden
ANTI RAGGING-MEASURES
  • MEASURES TAKEN DURING THE COMMENCEMENT OF ACADEMIC YEAR
    • Prepare Seniors through formal ant ragging sessions ( Signature to be obtained from the candidates )
    • Conduct Anti ragging campaigning   through displaying Posters( showing ragging act- regulations, act and punishment, helpline) in the Notice Board, hot place, hostel, canteen etc ,
    • Conduct Seminars and role plays related to Anti ragging measures.
    • Form Monitoring cell.
  • MEASURES TAKEN ON ADMISSION OF FRESHERS
    • Provide printed leaflet to fresher’s ( Helpline,  Antiragging measures, Safety Measures taken by the Institution)
    • Conduct Joint sensitization programme for Freshers and seniors.
    • Provide regular counseling to freshers and seniors by faculty and professionals.
    • Conduct Classes on personality development.
    • Encourage the students to report to the authority on incidence of ragging.
  • MEASURES TO BE TAKEN AT THE END OF ACADEMIC YEAR
    • Send letter to parents ( regarding Law of ragging/ punishments) and requesting parents to inform their ward to desist from indulging in ragging, when they come back at the beginning of next Academic session.
    • Form  monitoring cell (1 mentor  for 10 freshers and 1 mentor from higher level for 10 mentors)
    • Plan and implement Ant ragging measures for the next academic year.
  • MEASURES TAKEN IN THE HOSTEL
    • Conduct soft skill and communication skill classes to wardens.
    • Provide Phone facility to warden and freshers.
    • Display of Posters containing  rules and regulations of ragging/punishment  in the notice board at places like corridors,  dining hall, study hall etc
    • Appoint  resident faculty,  if any
    • Make surprise visits by the HOD, and assigned faculty.
ANTI RAGGING-MONITORING MECHANISM
  • Aims
    • To curb/ to root out ragging in the institution
    • Ensure ragging free campus
    • To protect and promote safety of students
      Mechanisms
    1. Anti ragging committee
    2. Anti Ragging squad
    3. Anti ragging monitoring cell
  • ANTI RAGGING COMMITTEE

    Objectives

    • To develop policies and guidelines related to anti ragging measures.
    • To conduct enquiry and take disciplinary action.
    • To report the incidence of ragging to the concerned authority.
    • To review the actions to be taken for preventing ragging during the commencement of academic year.

    The members : Principal (Chairman), Vice-principal (Convenor) ,Class Cordinators Warden ,Representatives of students, Representative of parents (freshers and seniors) , Representative Non teaching faculty Representative of Local police, Representative of Local media Representative of N.G.O.

  • ANTI RAGGING MONITORING CELL

    Objectives

    • To monitor any activities of ragging inside the college campus and the hostel
    • To report incidence of ragging to the HOD/Anti ragging committee.

    Members: Principal, Vice principal, Mentors from senior students, Warden, Non teaching faculty

  • ANTI RAGGING SQUAD

    Objectives

    • Ensure safety of freshers inside the hostel and college
    • Make surprise raids in hostels and other hot spots
    • Inspect potential places of Anti ragging
    • Investigate incidence of ragging and recommendations to the anti ragging committee.

    Members: Principal, Vice principal, Mentors from senior students, Warden, Non teaching faculty

Anti ragging Committee members (2019-2020)
Sl.NoNameDesignationPhone NoPosition in
Committee
1.Dr.Susan JosePrincipal9447175881Chairman
2.Prof Graceamma JosephVice principal9447009067Convenor
3.Adv  PradeepAdvocate9846351955Member of District legal authority
4..Sub Inspector- Mangalapuram StationSub inspector of police, Mangalapuram police station0471-2420275Representative from local police
5.Sri. Vengodu MadhuGrama Panchayat   President, Mangalapuram9847312252Representative of Civil administration
6.Sri. Murukkumpuzha RajendranMember of NGO9446292266Member of Non GovernmentalOrganisation
7.Mrs. Hannah AntonyLocal Media9995810025Member from local media
8.Mrs.Stalin Lyse R.Asso. Professor

II M SC (N) Asst.Class coordinator

9447001917

 

Convenor-ARC
9.Mrs. Ann Mary OommenAssociate   Professor

I BSc (N) Class Coordinator

9497161650 

Member

10.Mrs. Jessy ThomasProfessor

III BSc (N) Class Coordinator

9447411537Member
11. Mrs .Sobha Sasidhar  Professor

IV BSc (N) Class Coordinator

8281973787Member
12.Ms Sherin Sara KoshyAssociate  Professor

I PC BSc (N) Class Coordinator

9400469225Member
13.Mr Joshy ANAssistant Professor 2nd M SC Nursing Class Coordinator9497568294Member
14.Ms Thanseela TLecturer

II  PB B SC N Class coordinator

8086572836Member
15.Mrs.AmbikaThonnakkal  hostel warden9645968352Member
16.Mrs Rajeswary ClementMurukkumpuzha hostel warden9442816232Member
17.Mr Manzoor MMember-Non teaching staff895723590Member
18.Mrs. SindhuBalakrishnanMember-Non teaching staff9388696372Member
19.Mr. Sophia Harish

(M/o Thansi Harish)

Parent Representative9048558255Member
20.Mr Geevarghese Tharakan KK

(F/o Stephy  Varghese)

Parent Representative9497271060Member
21.Mr Akhil1ST B SC nursing

Student representative

Member
22.Ms Sruthi S Nair1ST B SC nursing

Student representative

Member
23.Ms. Amritha M Nair

 

II Year BSc. Nursing

Student  Representative

. Member
24..Ms. Jeesa  JosephIII  B SC Nursing

Student  Representative

Member
25.Mr. Sofiya JohnsonIV  B SC Nursing

Student  Representative

Member
26.Ms. Arya LekshmiII MSc Nursing

Student Representative

Member
27.Ms ,Arya B Babu1 M SC nursing

Student representative

Member

 

28.Ms. Jinsha II   PB BSC Nursing

Student  Representative

Member
29.Ms Vidya MS1  PBB SC Nursing

Student representative

Member
CONTACT US

Principal : Dr. Susan Jose  –  9447175881/ 0471 3081021/0471 2429308
Vice Principal: Prof.Graceamma Joseph – 9447009067 / 0471 3081022
Ms. Stalin Lyse . R . J   – 9447001917

CLASS CO-ORDINATORS  :
Ms. Ann Mary Oommen– 949716165
Ms. Shibi V Mathew- 8547385967
Ms. Jessy Thomas  – 9447411537

CONTACT  NO. OF HOSTEL WARDENS :
Ms.Rajeswari Clement : 9207744366
Ms. Ambika : 9605064510 / 9947033577

ANTI RAGGING HELPLINE : 1800-180-5522
0471-2420275 (Mangalapuram Police Station)

Click here to download Anti ragging Declaration Form