Indian Government Launched Anti Ragging Website

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Anti ragging Website

Ragging has ruined countless innocent lives and careers. In order to eradicate it, Hon’ble Supreme Court in Civil Appeal No. 887 of 2009, passed the judgement wherein guidelines were issued for setting up of a Central Crisis Hotline and Anti-Ragging database.

In accordance with the orders, UGC (University Grants Commission), Govt. of India has developed this web portal to take steps against anti ragging.

Union HRD Minister Kapil Sibal launched an anti ragging website ‘www.antiragging.in‘ to help students of various universities, colleges and professional institutes to lodge online complaints against ragging or harassment and seek faster response.

The UGC-managed portal has been created by the Aman Satya Kachroo Trust in active collaboration with Rajendra Kachroo, father of Aman who was ragged to death by four of his seniors in a medical college in Himachal Pradesh in 2009.

“The Supreme Court gave order in 2009 that we should create an anti ragging portal. Ragging is a crime which destroys a student’s confidence and even forces them to commit suicide,” Sibal said after launching the portal.

Students can also register their complaint by dialling 18001805522 as part of the facility, which will be followed up in a structured software system. “The complaints would be examined. If they are of serious magnitude, they would be transferred immediately to the police, the magistrate and head of the institution,” said UGC acting chairman Ved Prakash.

“All our communication, talks and discussions would be posted on the web so that the victim has complete access to what has happened since lodging the compliant,” Kachroo said, whose trust – Aman Satya Kachroo Trust – will manage the 24X7 facility.

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4 Responses to Indian Government Launched Anti Ragging Website

  1. Ronak Garg says:

    With the passage of time government has also upgraded itself to stop ragging and punishing the culprits. Through it victim can share his story and name the culprits without any fear as the identity is kept secret. Students should be punished who crosses the line of ragging which was initiated with totally some another vision as of dowry but now a days it has become a means of harassing and making fun of others. So such incidents have to be stopped and it can be done by pouring fear in culprits.

  2. Mamata kumari says:

    After doing intermediate the behavior of the students vary ,many of them r away from their home in some other places to pursue their higher studies……………….and there their so called Seniors try to harass them .I really admire this step of the govt.I insist to all neither you participate nor support this kind of act.

  3. sakshi chaudhary says:

    very good step taken by the indian government,,,for the sake of the students,,,,,by launching the anti ragging website..

    • Arnab Dutta says:

      A huge sigh of relief for the newbies of college and offenders check your back.its daddy watching you.
      But I hope it doesn’t merely be just a launch,it be effective and fast in taking action. So,that we do not read ragging cases in newspapers and let college be fun from day 1!! A word not to forget,let this be implied effectively on Govt. Institutions

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