Anti Ragging Committee

  • About the Committee
  • Vision , Mission , Goals & Objectives
  • Composition of the Committee
  • Function of the Committee
  • Duties & Responsibility of Committee Members
  • Procedure of Functioning
  • Meeting Notices & Minutes of Meetings
  • Action Taken Report
  • Anti Ragging Squad

Anti-Ragging Committee

Anti-Ragging Committee is legally formulated at D Y Patil Agriculture & Technical University, Talsande to ensure compliance with the provisions of Regulations and also the provisions of any law for the time being in force concerning ragging; to monitor and oversee the performance of the Anti-Ragging Squad in prevention of ragging in the University.

As per the order of Supreme Court of India and subsequent Notification from University Grants Commission (UGC), ragging constitutes one or more of any act or intention by any student or group of students which are as follows:

  • Any act of indiscipline, teasing or handling with rudeness.
  • Any act that prevents disrupts the regular academic activity.
  • Any activity which is likely to cause annoyance, hardship, psychological harm or creates fear or apprehension.
  • Any act of financial extortion or forceful expenditure.
  • Any act of physical abuse causing assault, harm or danger to health.
  • Any act of abuse by spoken words, emails, SMS or public insult etc.
  • Any act of injury or infringement of the fundamental right to the human dignity.
  • Any act of wrongful confinement, kidnapping, molesting or committing unnatural offences, use of criminal forces, trespass or intimidation.
  • Any unlawful assembly or conspiracy to ragging.


As per the vision of D. Y. Patil Agriculture & Technical University, Talsande, the Anti-Ragging Cell ensures to create a culture of ragging free environment amid the students and design strategies and action plan for curbing the menace of ragging by adopting an array of activities.


In D. Y. Patil Agriculture & Technical University, Talsande, ragging is totally banned in and around the University premises. If found guilty in such type of activities stringent and rigid action will be taken irrespective of any considerations.

Goals & Objectives

Anti-Ragging Committee will be the supervisory and advisory committee in preserving a culture of ragging free environment in the University Campus. The main objectives of this cell are as follows:

  • To create awareness among the students of dehumanizing effect of ragging inherent in its perversity.
  • To keep a continuous watch and vigil over ragging so as to prevent its occurrence and recurrence.
  • To promptly and stringently deal with the incidents of ragging brought to our notice.

To generate an environment of discipline by sending a clear message that no act of ragging shall be tolerated and any act of ragging shall not go unnoticed and unpunished.

Functions of the Committee

  • D. Y. Patil Agriculture & University shall constitute an Anti-Ragging Committee in the Chairmanship of the Vice Chancellor at the beginning of every academic year.

  • It shall comprise of faculty members, students from the fresher’s category, seniors and selected non-teaching staff as nominated by the Vice Chancellor.

  • This Committee shall be fully responsible to ensure that no incidence of ragging as defined in of these regulations takes place and will also monitor and ensure that the instructions of these regulations are duly complied with at all points of time.

  • The Committee will also maintain an alert vigilance at all times and ensure that the Anti-Ragging Squad of the University carry out their functions properly and efficiently.

  • The Anti-Ragging Committee will be responsible and function under the overall direction of the Vice Chancellor.

Duties & Responsibility of Committee Members

D Y Patil Agriculture & Technical University has set up an Anti-Ragging Committee under the leadership of the Vice Chancellor to ensure that measures for prevention of ragging and monitoring mechanisms are in place. There are also provisions for actions to be taken against students for indulging in and abetting ragging.

  • To ensure compliance with the provision of UGC regulation 2009 at the institute level.

  • Anti-Ragging Squad will be working under the monitoring of Anti Ragging Committee and will seek advice from the Anti-Ragging Committee.

  • The functions of Anti-Ragging Squad will be to keep a vigil and stop the incidences of Ragging, if any, happening / reported in the places of Student aggregation including, Classrooms, Canteens, Buses, Grounds, Hostels etc.

  • The Squad will also educate the students at large by adopting various means about the menace of Ragging and related Punishment.

  • A gamut of positive reinforcement activities are adopted by Anti-Ragging Squad for orienting students and molding their personality for a better cause. They shall work in consonance and guidance of Anti Ragging Committee.

  • To offer services of counseling and creating awareness among the students.

Procedure of Functioning

  • The functions of Anti-Ragging Squad will include taking around, patrolling the University and the common areas in the academic/administrative/hostel/mess of the University, maintain vigil at all times on all days by rotation as decided by Dean/Associate Dean’s and take action if they notice any incidence of ragging either in their School/Department or any other Institution / or in the Campus.

  • The Squads will also have the responsibility wherever required to investigate incidences of ragging and to report to the Anti-Ragging Committee.

  • On the report of Anti-ragging Squad or any other person who is the witness of the incidence of ragging or on the complaint of any fresher student, immediate action will be taken by the Anti- Ragging Committee to decide appropriate punishment from the list of punishments prescribed under the Rules and award it with intimation to the university authorities.

  • National Anti-Ragging Help-line – 1800-180-5522

Meeting No. Date Description
1 10th Jan 2022 Notice
2 4th Jul 2022 Notice
Meeting No. Date Action  Taken Report
1 10th Jan 2022 Report
2 4th Jul 2022 Report