Government of India’s Anti Ragging website Launched

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Government of India’s Anti Ragging website Launched

The Government of India launched an anti-ragging website. Kapil Sibal, the Union Human Resource Minister inaugurated the ‘Anti – Ragging Web Portal’ on 26 July 2012.

The portal has been developed by The University Grants Commission ( UGC ) in collaboration with Ed.CIL ( India ) Ltd. and Planet E – Com Solutions. Rajendra Kachroo, father of Aman who lost his life to ragging at a medical college in Himachal Pradesh in 2009 has also contributed In the UGC managed portal.

Supreme Court, in its judgment dated 8 May 2009 ordered implementation of a ragging prevention program comprising, inter – alia, setting up toll – free anti – ragging helpline / call centre, database of institutions / students, engaging an independent non – government agency.

All calls that would be received by the Anti – ragging Helpline ( 18001805522 ) will be managed and followed up in a structured software system. Moreover, students can see the progress of their complaint any time on Online anti ragging affidavits can be downloaded by students from the website,

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