ANTI RAGGING PROTOCOL
GOURI DEVI INSTITUTE OF MEDICAL SCIENCES & HOSPITAL
Authority : MCI notification No. MCI-34(1)/2009-Med./25453 dated 3rd August, 2009
Introduction: Ragging in India may be a damaging sort of interaction of the seniors in college or school with the juniors, new entrants or first year students. Practice of familiarising beginners with their seniors has now became a potent tool for ill-treating and punishing the freshers. Under the pretext of fun, a fresher student is usually assaulted and intimidated by his seniors. This ritualised torture leaves an indelible impression on his mind. After experiencing the evil of ragging, a student develops a sense of revenge for his ‘unjustified harassment’ and derives pleasure in ragging his juniors on his turn. therefore the trend goes on and students still suffer.Gouri Devi Institute of Medical Sciences & Hospital, hereinafter mentioned as GIMSH, recognizes ragging as a social evil and pledges to require all necessary steps to curb ragging.
Objective : To uproot ragging altogether its forms from GIMSH by prohibiting it by law, preventing its occurrence by following the provisions of those Regulations of MCI and punishing those that enjoys ragging as provided for within the Regulations and therefore the appropriate law effective .
Punishable ingredients of Ragging
-Abetment to ragging;
-Criminal conspiracy to rag;
-Unlawful assembly and rioting while ragging;
-Public nuisance created during ragging;
-Violation of decency and morals through ragging;
-Injury to body, causing hurt or grievous hurt;
-Use of criminal force;
-Offences against property;
-Physical or psychological humiliation.
-Assault also as sexual offences or maybe unnatural offences;
-Attempts to commit any or all of the above mentioned offences against the victim(s);
-All other offences following from the definition of “Ragging”.