NOVEL's NIBR College of Hotel Management & Catering Technology

WHAT IS RAGGING?

“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 shame or embarrassment to a student in any educational institution and includes -

  • Abetment / instigation to ragging.
  • Criminal conspiracy to rag and Unlawful assembly and rioting while ragging.
  • Public nuisance created during ragging.
  • Violation of decency and morals through ragging.
  • Injury to body, causing hurt / mental trauma or grievous hurt.
  • Use of criminal force, assault as well as sexual offences or unnatural offences.
  • Wrongful restraint/confinement.
  • Extortion, Criminal trespass, offences against property.
  • Physical or psychological humiliation.
  • Any act / abuse by spoken words, e-mails, snail, mails, blogs, public insults etc.
  • Any act that prevents, disrupts or disturbs the regular academic activity of a student
  • Any act that affects the mental health and self confidence of a fresher/student
  • All other offences from the definition of “Ragging”.

“AICTE (Prevention & Prohibition of Ragging in Technical Institutions, Universities including Deemed to be Universities imparting technical education) Regulations 2009”

ANTI RAGGING MEASURES

Strict action will be taken against students found guilty and/or abetting Ragging; punishment includes one or more of the following:

  • Suspension from attending classes and academic privileges.
  • Withholding / withdrawing scholarship / fellowship and other benefits.
  • Withholding results
  • Forfeiting Campus Placement opportunities / recommendations.
  • Debarring from appearing in any test/examination or other evaluation process.
  • Debarring from representing the institution in any regional, national or international meet, tournament, youth festival etc.
  • Cancellation of Admission.
  • Suspension/ expulsion from the hostel.
  • Rustication from the institution for a period, ranging from 1 to 4 semesters.
  • Expulsion from the institution and consequent debarring from admission to any other Institution for a specific period.
  • Fine of Rupees 25,000/- to Rupees 1 lakh
  • Collective Punishment: When the persons committing or abetting the crime of ragging are not identified, the college shall resort to collective punishment.
  • A First Information Report (FIR) will be filed with the local police authorities for every single incident of ragging

ANTI RAGGING COMMITTEE

Name Designation / Representative Contact No.
Prof. Vaibhav Phand Chairperson
Mr. Vijaykumar Palsule Sr. Police Inspector
Mr. Prem Mote Local Media Representative
Mr. Suryakant Jadhav NGO Representative
Prof. Satish Brahmane Faculty Representative
Prof. Sukhada Kulkarni Faculty Representative
Mrs. Arati Pitre Non-Teaching Representative
Kedar Joshi Student Representative
Mrs. Prajakta Gadgil Parent Representative
Dr. Mahesh Patil Society Representative

WOMEN’S GRIEVANCE COMMITTEE

The Cell is responsible for looking into any complaints filed by female students and staff under Women Grievances at the college. According to the Hon. Supreme Court of India, definition of Sexual Harassment is any unwelcome sexually determined behavior (whether directly or by implication), such as:

  • Physical contact and advances.
  • Demand or request for sexual favors.
  • Sexually Colored remarks.
  • Showing pornography.
  • Any other unwelcome physical, verbal or non-verbal conduct of a sexual nature.

Objectives of the Cell:

The Cell is responsible for looking into any complaints filed by female students and staff under Women Grievances at the college. According to the Hon. Supreme Court of India, definition of Sexual Harassment is any unwelcome sexually determined behavior (whether directly or by implication), such as:

  • Resolving of issues through formation of Women’s Grievance Redressal.
  • Equipping the female students, faculty and staff members with knowledge of their legal rights.
  • Safeguarding the rights of female students, faculty and staff members.
  • Providing a platform for listening to complaints and redressal of grievances.
  • Incorporating hygiene habits and ensure a healthy atmosphere in and around the college.
  • Ensuring personality along with academic development of female students.

Complaint Procedure:

Students report their grievance to any of the committee members in person or in writing.

MEMBERS OF THE COMMITTEE

Name Designation Contact No.
Dr. Priya Gorkhe Chairman
Prof. Sukhada Kulkarni Secretary
Prof. Prajakta Chiplunkar Member
Mrs. Sanjevani Sawant Member
Prof. Shailaja Sangale Society Representative
Ms. Shweta Sutar Student Member
Mr. Vijaykumar Palsule Sr. Police Inspector

Reservation Cell:

Name Designation Contact No.
Prof. Vaibhav Phand Principal
Prof. Yashwant Satankar Faculty Member
Prof. Satish Brahmane Faculty Member
Mr. Ramesh Tuntune Non-Teaching Staff

Cyber Crime Cell:

Name Designation Responsibility
Prof. Vaibhav Phand Principal Chairman
Prof. Nachiket Aradhye Faculty Member Secretary
Shoaib Shaikh Student Representative Member
Page Sanket Student Representative Member

Complaint Cell:

Name Designation Responsibility
Prof. Vaibhav Phand Principal Chairman
Prof. Yashwant Satankar Student’s Coordinator Secretary
Prof. Sukhada Kulkarni Administrator Member
Prof. Shantanu Deshpande Training & Placement Member
Prof. Prajakta Chiplunkar Faculty Member Member
Mrs. Arati Pitre Non-Teaching Staff Member

In charge Faculty Council for the Academic year 2018-2019:

Name Designation Post
Prof. Shantanu Deshpande Faculty Member Sports Head
Prof. Nachiket Aradhye Faculty Member NSS Head
Prof. Sukhada Kulkarni Wallpaper Committee Head Member
Prof. Prajakta Chiplunkar Faculty Member Cultural Committee Head

In charge Student Council for the Academic year 2018-2019:

Name Designation Post
Ms. Shraddha Shingade T.Y. B.Sc. H. S. Girls Secretary
Ms. Pallavi Mahale S.Y. B.Sc. H. S. Sports Representative
Mr. Pratik More T.Y. B.Sc. H. S. NSS Secretary
Mr. Sarvesh Sant S.Y. B.Sc. H. S. Cultural Representative
Ms. Aishwarya Kad T.Y. B.Sc. H. S. Wall Paper Secretary
Ms. Arti Dolas S.Y. B.Sc. H. S. Girls Representative
Mr. Saurabh Kadam T.Y. B.Sc. H. S. Sports Secretary
Ms. Sumedha Pathak T.Y. B.Sc. H. S. Cultural Secretary
Mr. Shubham Patil S.Y. B.Sc. H. S. NSS Representative
Ms. Khushi Patel S.Y. B.Sc. H. S. Wall Paper Representative
Ms. Gandhali Pawar -- Alumni Council
Chef. Swaroop Kale -- Alumni Council