GOVERNMENT OF ANDHRA PRADESH
TECHNICAL EDUCATION-Prohibition of ragging in all Educational Institutions in the state of Andhra Pradesh - Framing of Andhra Pradesh Prohibition of ragging in all Educational Institutions Rules - Issued.
HIGHER EDUCATION (EC) DEPARTMENT
G.O.Ms.No.67 Dated: 31-08-2009
Read the following
Hon'ble High court judgement dt. 11-9-1997 in W.P.No. 26132/96 and W.P.No. 27623/96.
Andhra Pradesh Act No. 26 of 1997.
Hon'ble Supreme Court order dt: 4-5-2001 in W.P.(Civil) No. 656/1998
D.O.No. F.8-1/99 (CPP-II) Dt. 13-01-2000 of Secretary, Union Grants Commission, New Delhi.
From the CTE., AP., Hyd. letter No. H2/23358/2001, dt: 18-9-2000 & dt: 29-1-2002.
PROHIBITION OF RAGGING
(a) Ragging is prohibited within or outside of any educational institution in the state
(b) The principal /head of the institution shall obtain an undertaking in writing from the students/parents at the time of admission that they shall not resort to ragging inside or outside the institution
(c) Full publicity should be given to the punishment for ragging through open circulars, suitable posters, colleges and hostel premises etc., by the principal/head of the institutions
(d) The principal/head of the institutions shall continue anti-ragging squads involving teachers and students to prevent ragging
(e) The head of the institution shall lodge a criminal case against students restored to ragging for taking action as mentioned in Andhra Pradesh prohibition of ragging act,1997 (A.P Act no. 26 of 1997). Certain of the guidelines to prevent ragging in educational institutions are illustrated in the annexure to these rules