UGC is taking actions as per the UGC Regulations on curbing the menace of ragging in higher educational institutions, 2009. Details of the action taken against the complaints is also available at the website www.antiragging.in & www.amanmovement.org The UGC has accorded top most priority to curtail the menace of ragging in Institution of higher education. The following measures have been undertaken by the UGC:-
a. A nationwide 24X7X365 toll free antiragging helpline.
b. UGC has constituted Coordination Committee and Inter Council Committee for affective measures of anti-ragging in Higher Educational institutions.
c. UGC regulations on curbing the menace of ragging in Higher Educational Institutions, 2009.
d. UGC (Promotion of equity), Regulations, 2012.
e. Circulars and public notices have been issued to stop the ragging in the institutions of Higher Education.
The Higher Education institutions have been requested to organize debates etc. for ragging control. UGC has notified the UGC Anti Ragging Regulations on curbing the menace of ragging in higher educational institutions, 2009. The Commission has made it mandatory for all institutions to incorporate in their prospectus the directions of the Government regarding prohibition and consequences of ragging. A nationwide toll free 24x7 anti ragging helpline 1800-180-5522 in 12 languages has been established which can be accessed by students in distress owing to ragging related incidents. UGC has also developed the Anti Ragging Mobile Application for filing the complaint on ragging, filing the affidavit and for calling the Toll Free Anti Ragging Helpline Number and same may be downloaded from Google Play Store. UGC has developed the Anti Ragging website i.e. www.antiragging.in
. The portal contained record of registered complaints received and the status of the action taken thereon. Secretary, UGC sends the circular twice a year regarding strict compliance of UGC Regulations on curbing the menace of ragging in higher educational institutions. Detail may please be seen at UGC website: www.ugc.ac.in
From time to time the UGC has also issue Public Notice in leading national newspapers to make awareness about the ragging.