My Dear Students, as per the directives issued by the Honourable Supreme Court of India, State Government and the UGC, Ragging is considered as a punishable and a serious offense.
You must be well aware that Ragging is totally prohibited in the campus of Institute of Dental Sciences, Jammu. Anyone found guilty of ragging and / or abetting ragging whether actively or passively, or being a part of conspiracy to promote ragging, is liable to be punished in accordance with the UGC Regulations as well as under the provisions of any penal law for the time being in force.
In view of the directions of the Hon’ble Supreme Court , to prohibit, prevent and eliminate the scourge of ragging including any conduct by any student or students whether by words spoken or written or by an act which has the effect of teasing, treating or handling with rudeness a fresher or any other student, or indulging in rowdy or undisciplined activities by any student or students which causes or is likely to cause annoyance, hardship or psychological harm or to raise fear or apprehension thereof in any fresher or any other student or asking any student to do any act which such student will not in the ordinary course do and which has the effect of causing or generating a sense of shame, or torment or embarrassment so as to adversely affect the physique or psyche of such fresher or any other student, in all higher education institutions in the country, and thereby, to provide for the healthy development , physically and psychologically, of all students, the institute has taken suitable measures like constitution of an anti-ragging squad, which is always available to cater for the needs of the students who suffer from the practice of Ragging.
I shall advise my students to keep the focus on studies and be rest assured that our institute has Zero Tolerance Policy towards Ragging.
I welcome you all and wish you the very best for all future endeavours.
Institute of Dental Sciences
Sehora, Jammu (J&K)