Anti-Ragging

MAHARASHTRA ACT NO. XXXIII OF 1999

MAHARASHTRA PROHIBITION OF RAGGING ACT.1999

Ragging means display of disorderly conduct, doing of any act which causes or is likely to cause physical or psychological harm or raise apprehension or fear or shame or embarrassment to a student in any education institute and includes-

  • Teasing, abusing, threatening or playing practical jocks on , or causing hurt to such student ;or
  • Asking a student to do any act or perform something which such student will not, in the ordinary course, willingly, do.
  • Ragging within or outside of any educational institution is prohibited.
  • Whoever directly or indirectly commits, participates in, abets or propagates ragging within or outside any education institution shall, on conviction, be punished with imprisonment for a term which may extend to two years and shall also be liable to a fine which may extend from Rs.25,000/- to Rs.2.5 Lac.
  • Any student convicted of an offence under section 4 shall be dismissed from the educational institution and such student shall not be admitted in any other educational institution for a period of five years from the date of order of such dismissal.
  • Whenever any student or, as the case may be, the parent or guardian, or a teacher of an educational institution complains, in writing, of ragging to the head of the educational institution, the head of that educational institution shall, without prejudice to the foregoing provisions, within seven days of the receipt of the complaint, enquire into the matter mentioned in the complaint and if; prima facie, it is found true, suspend the student who is accused of the offence, and shall, immediately forward the complaint to the police station having jurisdiction over the area in which the educational institution is situated, for further action.
  • Where, on enquiry by the head of the educational institution, it is proved that there is no substance, prima facie, in the complaint received under sub-section (1)he shall intimate the fact, in writing, to the complainant.
  • The decision of the head of the educational institution that the student has indulged in ragging under sub-section (1), shall be final
  • If the head of the educational institution fails or neglects to take action in the manner specified in section 6 when a complaint of ragging is made, such person shall be deemed to have abetted the offence of ragging arid shall, on conviction, be punished as provided for in section 4.
  • The State Government may, by notification in the Official Gazette, amend for carrying out all or any of the purposes of this Act.
  • Every rule made under this Act shall be laid, as soon as may be, after it is made, before each House of the State Legislature, while it is in session for total period of thirty days, which may be comprised in one session or in two or more successive sessions, arid if; before the expiry of the session in which it is so laid or the session immediately following, both houses agree in making any modification in the rules or both Houses agree that the rule should not be made, and notif- such decision in the Official Gazette, the rule shall from the date of publication of such notification, have effect only in such modified form or be of no effect, as the case may be; so however, that any such modification or annulment shall be without prejudice to the validity of anything previously done or omitted to be done under that rule.
  • The following committee is formed to prevent the ragging in our college.

The committee members have to visit the Hostel, College Campus, Regularly at different times in 24Hrs. at convenient times. The committee will promote the awareness steps / measures for prevention of ragging.

If any such incidence is observed, the committee members are required to report to the Principal immediately.

Committee Member Contact No.
STD Code-0241
E-Mail Address
Dr. Joshi D. P.
Principal
Medical College
8554990221
2778042-200
principal_medical@vims.edu.in
Dr. Pawar S. E.
Professor
Anatomy
9890539804
2778042-217
drsudhiranatomy@yahoo.com
Dr. Mrs. Pradhan G. C.
Professor & Head
Physiology
9422110036
2778042-220
physio@vims.edu.in
Dr. Mrs. Khaparde S.
Professor
Pathology
9370153064
2778042-212
drsadhanak@rediffmail.com
Dr. Awari A. K.
Professor
Microbiology
7898726362
2778042-212
abhijitawari@yahoo.com
Dr. Nayak B. B.
Professor & Head
Pharmacology
9423008846
2778042-215
drbbnayak@gmail.com
Dr. Kadu S. S.
Professor & Head
F.M.T.
8421388444
2778042-295
dr.sandeepkadu@gmail.com
Mrs. Avachat S. S.
Professor & Head
Community Medicine
9423788664
2778042-311
shubhadasunil@gmail.com
Dr. Arun Tyagi
Asso. Professor
Medicine
7507071985
2778042-252
medicine@vims.edu.in
Dr. Gadekar J. M.
Professor & Head
Surgery
9823128254
2778042-356
jayant.gadekar123@gmail.com
Dr. Naikwade D. D.
Asst. Professor
Orthopaedics
9421560297
2778042-364
deepak_naikwade@yahoo.com
Dr. Aher G. S.
Professor
OB & GY
9881130537
2778042-360
drgsaher@gmail.com
Dr. Gund D. K.
Asst. Professor
P.S.M.
9673533958
2778042-227
dilip_gund@rediffmail.com
Mr. Kadam S. S.
Offg. Registrar
8554990227
2778042-252
saptranjan@gmail.com
Mrs. Gunjal S. P.
Asst. Professor
Microbiology
9764870716
2778042-213
gunjal_prasad@rediffmail.com
Ms. Patil S. M.
Asst. Professor
Biochemistry
9765653919
2778042-224
vsrk_om@rediffmail.com
Mr. Gunjal P. N.
Asst. Professor
Microbiology
9049116053
2778042-213
gunjal_prasad@rediffmail.com

Number of Cases reported to Anti Ragging Committee - Nil