Anti Ragging

National Rail and Transportation Institute has a zero tolerance policy towards ragging. Ragging is strictly prohibited inside and outside the university campus. The University strictly follows the guidelines on ragging issued by the Honorable Supreme Court of India and University Grants Commission (UGC).

Definition of Ragging

As per the Supreme Court of India, “Ragging is any disorderly conduct whether by words spoken or written or by an act which has the effect of teasing, treating or handling with rudeness to any student, indulging in rowdy or undisciplined activities which cause or likely to cause annoyance, hardship or psychological harm or to raise fear or apprehension thereof in a fresher or a junior student and which has the effect of causing or generating a sense of shame or embarrassment so as to adversely effect the psyche of a fresher or a junior student.” Further, the UGC has notified via the 3rd amendment in UGC Regulations on 29th June 2016 to expand the definition of ragging by including the following:

“Any act of physical or mental abuse (including bullying and exclusion) targeted at another student (fresher or otherwise) on the ground of colour, race, religion, caste, ethnicity, gender (including transgender), sexual orientation, appearance, nationality, regional origins, linguistic identity, place of birth, place of residence or economic background.”

Anti-Ragging Mechanism at the University

National Rail and Transportation Institute (NRTI) has the provision of anti-ragging mechanism such as National and Institutional Helpline No(s)., Anti-Ragging Statutory Committee, Anti Ragging Squad etc.

Anti-Ragging Measures

All the students admitted to the Institute have to observe and abide by the rules prescribed by the Institute. Each student and his parent are required to submit an online undertaking every academic year. To enhance familiarity and acclimatize the freshers to the academic and social environment of the campus, an orientation programme is organized in the first week of the new academic calendar. Different communication mechanisms are used to disseminate the information about the anti-ragging measures being followed at the Institute.

Regular interaction and counselling sessions are held with the students to make them comfortable in the new environment and to detect any signs of ragging. The anti-ragging squad regularly visits the hostels, canteen/mess area, and sports ground to detect signs of ragging. In addition, surprise inspection at hostels, canteens, rest-cum-recreational rooms, toilets, bus-stands, etc. are undertaken to prevent ragging and any undesirable behaviour or incident.

Help Line No(s).

National Anti-Ragging Helpline: 1800-180-5522 [24×7 toll free]

Institution Level Helpline

Sl. No.  Name Role Contact No.
1 Shri HublalJagan Dy. Comptroller 7490827759
2 Shri Krishan Kumar Co-coordinator 9979536220
3 Shri Nayan Parmar Warden, Boys’ Hostel 9898174579
4 Smt. Bhavna Pandya Warden, Girls’ Hostel 9624245187

Anti-Ragging Committee

Sl. No. Name  Role
1 Shri HublalJagan, Dy. Comptroller Chairman
2 Shri Krishan Kumar Coordinator
3 Smt. MM Survey Member
4 Police Inspector, Makarpura Police Station Member (Rep. of Police)
5 Shri Nilesh Dholakia,  Indian Express Member (Rep. of Media)
6 Shri Nishidh Desai, Vadodara Lions Club Member (Rep. of NGO)
7 Shri R.V. Sreeram Parents’ Representative
8 Shri Kaustabh Rastogi Students’ Representative