ANTI RAGGING COMMITTEE (ARC)

About Anti Ragging Committee (ARC)


   Prevention and prohibition of Ragging in technical Institutions, Universities including Deemed to be Universities imparting technical education.
   F. No.: 37-3/Legal/AICTE/2009 - In exercise of the powers conferred under Section 23 read with Section 10 (b), (g), (p) and (q) of AICTE Act, 1987, the All India Council for Technical Education, hereby makes the following Regulations:

Short Title and Commencement:

  1. These Regulations may be called the All India Council for Technical Education (Prevention and Prohibition of Ragging in Technical Institutions, Universities including Deemed to be Universities imparting technical education) Regulations 2009.
  2. They shall come into force on the date of the notification.

Objectives:

   In view of the directions of the Hon'ble Supreme Court in SLP No. 24295 of 2006 dated 16-05-2007 and in Civil Appeal number 887 of 2009, dated 08-05-2009 to prohibit, prevent and eliminate the scourge of ragging including 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, or indulging in rowdy or undisciplined activities by any student or students which causes or is likely to cause annoyance, hardship or psychological harm or to raise fear or apprehension thereof in any fresher or any other student or 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, 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, in all higher education institutions in the country, and thereby, to provide for the healthy development, physically and psychologically, of all students.

What Constitutes Ragging?


Ragging constitutes one or more of any of the following acts:
  1. 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;
  2. 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;
  3. 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;
  4. Any act by a senior student that prevents, disrupts or disturbs the regular academic activity of any other student or a fresher;
  5. Exploiting the services of a fresher or any other student for completing the academic tasks assigned to an individual or a group of students;
  6. Any act of financial extortion or forceful expenditure burden put on a fresher or any other student by students;
  7. 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;
  8. Any act or abuse by spoken words, emails, posts, 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;

Measures for Prevention of Ragging


Ragging constitutes one or more of any of the following acts:
  1. All Senior students are counselled by the Principal, Heads of the departments and senior faculty members.
  2. Programmes are arranged where local police officers address the students and make them aware of Ragging and its repercussions.
  3. Anti- Ragging squad members are monitor and support all First-year students in the First year.
  4. Anti- Ragging Squad members monitor during break times, visits periodically to all hostels, campus even after academic hour for first semester for preventing Ragging.
  5. Quick actions are taken in cases reported by the parents or First year students.
  6. Fresher day is conducted with in a month of First year class work.

   All the above measures are intended to testify the steadfast commitment of the LBRCE towards making it a ragging-free campus...

Monitoring Mechanisms & Action Against Students


   Monitoring mechanism in technical institution, University including Deemed to be University imparting technical education.

Anti Ragging Committee:


   Every institution, University including Deemed to be University imparting technical education shall constitute a Committee to be known as the Anti Ragging Committee to be nominated and headed by the Head of the Institution, and consisting of representatives of civil and police administration, local media, Non Government Organizations involved in youth activities, representatives of faculty members, representatives of parents, representatives of students belonging to the freshers' category as well as senior students, non-teaching staff; and shall have a diverse mix of membership in terms of level as well as gender.

Action to be taken against the Principal or the Head of the Institution / Faculty Members / Non-Teaching staff of technical institution, Universities including Deemed to be Universities imparting technical education:


  1. The Head of the Institution along with other administrative authorities should take adequate measures for prevention of ragging. Any lapse on the part of these authorities shall make them liable for criminal action for negligence of duty. The technical Institution, University including Deemed to be University imparting technical education should incorporate a clause in their letter of appointment that the Director, Faculty and other administrative Heads should ensure all possible steps for prevention of ragging in the premises of the educational institutions, and that they are liable for action, in case of non-compliance.
  2. Departmental enquiries shall be initiated, in addition to penal consequences against such heads of the Institution/Faculty members/non-teaching staff who display an apathetic or insensitive attitude towards complaints of ragging and would not take timely steps in the prevention of ragging and punishing those who rag.
  3. The Principal or the Head of the Institution / Faculty Members / Non-Teaching staff, if found negligent in taking necessary measures for ensuring safety of students and preventing the ragging would be declared unfit for holding any post in any technical institution, University including Deemed to be University imparting technical education.

Actions to be taken against students for indulging and abetting ragging in technical institutions Universities including Deemed to be University imparting technical education:


  1. The punishment to be meted out to the persons indulged in ragging has to be exemplary and justifiably harsh to act as a deterrent against recurrence of such incidents.
  2. The Anti Ragging Committee of the institution shall take an appropriate decision, with regard to punishment or otherwise, depending on the facts of each incident of ragging and nature and gravity of the incident of ragging.
  3. Depending upon the nature and gravity of the offence as established the possible punishments for those found guilty of ragging at the institution level shall be any one or any combination of the following:
    1. Cancellation of Admission
    2. Suspension from Attending Classes
    3. Withholding/withdrawing scholarship/fellowship and other benefits
    4. Debarring from appearing in any test/examination or other evaluation process
    5. Withholding results
    6. Debarring from representing the institution in any regional, national or international meet, tournament, youth festival, etc.
    7. Suspension/expulsion from the hostel
    8. Rustication from the institution for period ranging from 1 to 4 semesters
    9. Expulsion from the institution and consequent debarring from admission to any other institution.
    10. Collective punishment: when the persons committing or abetting the crime of ragging are not identified, the institution shall resort to collective punishment as a deterrent to ensure community pressure on the potential raggers.

Members of the Anti Ragging Committee


   Every year Anti Ragging Committee is formulated with Faculty and Student members from all years.

Higher Officials
S. No. Position Name of the Official Member Designation Contact Details
1 Chariman Dr. K. Appa Rao Principal principal@lbrce.ac.in
+91 83339 05791
2 Convener Dr. K. Harinadha Reddy Vice-Principal viceprincipal@lbrce.ac.in
+91 988850 78932
3 Coordinator Mr. S. Srinivasa Reddy Associate Professor, Dept. of ME +91 89195 97427

Faculty Members in Anti Ragging Committee:


S. No. Name of the Faculty Member Department Designation Contact Details
1 Dr. M. Srinivasa Rao CSE Dean Academics +91 93900 13245
2 Dr. E.V. Krishna Rao ECE Dean R&D +91 98856 77608
3 Dr. D. Veeraiah CSE HOD +91 83339 05834
4 Dr. B. Srinivasa Rao IT HOD +91 98483 03289
5 Dr. O. Rama Devi AI & DS HOD +91 91602 80782
6 Dr. Y. Amar Babu ECE HOD +91 94408 68812
7 Dr. J. Siva Varaprasad EEE HOD +91 85002 30515
8 Dr. B. Rambabu EIE HOD +91 94909 27043
9 Dr. S. Pichi Reddy ME HOD +91 94404 40584
10 Dr. V. Rama Krishna CIVIL HOD +91 95421 84356
11 Dr. P. Lova Raju ASE HOD +91 98850 78932
12 Dr. A. Adisesha Reddy MBA HOD +91 99480 38954
13 Dr. A. Rami Reddy FED HOD +91 99480 38973

Faculty Members in Anti Ragging Squad:


S. No. Name of the Faculty Member Department Designation Contact Details
1 Mr. A. Sreema Chandra Murthy CSE Sr. Assistant Professor +91 98854 37665
2 Mr. S. Nagarjuna Reddy CSE Sr. Assistant Professor +91 95051 86576
3 Mr. G. Rajendra IT Assistant Professor +91 99512 26299
4 Mr. K. Venkatesh AI&DS Assistant Professor +91 89856 52558
5 Mr. V.V. Ramakrishna ECE Associate Professor +91 94407 78477
6 Mr. M. Siva Sankara Rao ECE Sr. Assistant Professor +91 94916 48848
7 Mr. T.Bala Krishna ECE Assistant Professor +91 99591 43620
8 Mr. K. Nagalinga chary EEE Assistant Professor +91 91776 09202
9 Mr. Md. Abdul Mujeer EEE Assistant Professor +91 94945 36446
10 Mr. B. Sandeep EIE Assistant Professor +91 98664 21987
11 Mr. S. Srinivasa Reddy MECH Sr. Assistant Professor +91 96667 65568
12 Mr. D. Mallikarjuna Rao MECH Assistant Professor +91 90597 22219
13 Mr. J. Eeswara Ram CE Assistant Professor +91 81437 78990
14 Mr. Ashutosh Shukla ASE Assistant Professor +91 91608 72755
15 Mr. U. Rambabu MBA Assistant Professor +91 90009 00874
16 Mr. D. Vijay Kumar FED Assistant Professor +91 99128 91591
17 Dr. N.V. Raj Kumar PED Physical Director +91 92963 02103
18 Mr. S. Durga Reddy PED Asst. P.D. +91 96188 48805

Student Members in Anti Ragging Committee:


S. No. Name of the Student Member Department Roll Number
1 Mr. K. Jeevan Sukumar EEE 17761A0232
2 Mr. V. Rajasekhar Reddy EEE 18761A0251
3 Mr. M. Srihari Harshavardhan ECE 17761A0486
4 Mr. T. Gunakar ECE 18761A0448
5 Mr. T. Phaneedra CSE 17761A05B2
6 Mr. J. Pavan Kumar CSE 18761A0585
7 Mr. Ch. Vamshi Vardhan ME 17761A0362
8 Mr. K.V. Chaitnya Kumar CE 17761A0125
9 Mr. Y. Satish ASE 17761A2143
10 Mr. M. Venkatesh IT 18761A1234
11 Ms. K. Sai Mounika IT 17761A1230
12 Ms. M. Reshma Chowdary ECE 17761A0427

Anti-Ragging Committee is augmented with the following members as per the directives of Honorable Supreme Court and presented:

Parent Members in Anti Ragging Committee:


S. No. Name of the Parent Member Contact Details
1 Mr. K. Rami Reddy +91 96428 20243
2 Mr. K. Ganga Raju +91 93462 40730
3 Mr. B. Venkata Rao +91 81074 79698
4 Mr. N. Madhusudhan Reddy +91 81063 70708
5 Mr. V. Prasad Reddy +91 91774 25201
6 Mr. K. Subba Rao +91 86390 36957
7 Ms. G. Vasantha +91 98481 48742

Other Members in Anti Ragging Committee:


S. No. Name of the Member Designation Department Contact Details
1 Mr. P. Rambabu Sub-Inspector Police +91 94407 96447
2 Mr. J. Rajendra Prasad Secretary Panchayat +91 94404 21752
3 Mr. M.V. Vijay Kumar Advocate Judiciary +91 98482 90355
4 Mr. B. Venkata Rao Reporter Media +91 98852 93166
5 Mr. V. Ramesh Babu Director Service Voluntary Organization +91 98852 93166
6 Mr. D. Rambabu Senior Assistant R & B +91 98855 24479
7 Mr. Y. Surya Prakash Senior Assistant Education +91 94927 11797