The Allahabad University has formulated a special plan to prevent ragging on its campus in the new academic session. The University has put together an anti-ragging team, and will be put into action as per the guidelines of the University Grants Commission (UGC).
To implement the anti-ragging plan, a notice has been issued by proctor Prof. Matambar Tiwari, and states that if anyone is found misbehaving with freshers on the University campus, he or she will be dealt severely under the anti-ragging guidelines of UGC.
If freshers are found to be ragged, he/she can inform the Proctorial team or the anti-ragging team. Four separate teams, each for the three faculties, and one for the women's college, have been constituted to check ragging on the campus. The team members for the science faculty include Mr. K.N. Uttam, Mr. Shailendra Rai, Mr. Manoj Kumar Singh and Ms. Shanti Sundaram.
Similarly, for the arts campus, the team will be comprising of Prof. Matamber Tiwari, Prof. B.N. Singh, Mr. Javed Akhtar and Mr. Shubhash Shukio. Besides, for Commerce and Law faculty the members include Mr. RS. Singh and Mr. Anushuman Mishra.
The team members of the women's hostel include Katyaayani Singh and Jaya Kapoor. However, the details of the anti-ragging are also mentioned on the AU website. All the heads of respective departments will be requested to ask the senior students to sign an affidavit and announce that they would not be indulging in any kind of activities which comes under the ambit ragging, reported The Times of India. The team would check any attempt to rag the newcomers as well as the juniors pursuing various courses at AU added sources. Anti-ragging notices and hoardings will soon be put up on the campus.