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Any student subject to Ragging/Bullying/Cyber Bullying or directly or indirectly distressed by any act of Ragging/Bullying/Cyber Bullying or any student, parent/guardian, faculty, non-teaching staff including support staff who is witness to or aware of any act of Ragging/ Bullying/Cyber Bullying, should immediately bring such incidents to the notice of the institution through the No-Ragging/Bullying/Cyber Bullying Committee. The names, contact numbers/email details of the members of the Committee and other professionals namely the Director, Executive Administrator, Dean of Students, will be published on posters, notice/bulletin boards in each campus.
A report will be documented by the No-Ragging/Bullying/Cyber Bullying Committee and sent to the Director for further action. It will be kept confidential. Enquires into all reported incidents will be conducted and concluded within 7 working days. If required by law, DBSoM may also report the incident to the police or other authorities for criminal action to be initiated.
The Supreme Court of India has observed that enrolment in academic pursuits or a campus life should not immunize any adult citizen from the penal provisions of the laws of the land. According to the directions of the Supreme Court if any instance of Ragging/Bullying/Cyber Bullying is brought to the notice of the administration or the faculty, it is legally binding to report the matter to the local Police.
Depending upon the nature and gravity of the offence as established, the possible punishments as per AICTE / UGC Section 9 (UGC Regulations on Curbing the Menace of Ragging in Higher Educational Institutions, 2009) for those found guilty of Ragging/Bullying/Cyber Bullying at the institutional level, shall be any one or any combination of the following:
Provided that where the persons committing or abetting the act of Ragging / Bullying / Cyber Bullying are not identified, the institution shall resort to collective punishment.
Cyber bullying and the LawCyber bullying is never acceptable and the institution fully recognizes its duty to protect all of its members and to provide a safe, healthy environment for everyone. Cyber bullying can be considered a criminal offence under the Indian Penal Code, under the I.T. Act, 2000.
Who is covered by this policy?All DBSOM students are covered by this policy, particularly new students/freshers. This DBSOM policy is gender neutral and covers with equal rigour all students, irrespective of sexual orientation, political belief, race, religion, caste or community.
Where does the policy apply?The policy applies to all DBSOM premises and beyond. Ragging/Bullying/Cyber Bullying outside DBSOM's premises will also be covered by this policy and therefore it is also prohibited in extended environments such as cafeterias, transport, parking areas, team outings, field trips and institute events at external venues. And, in any private or paying guest accommodation.
During what times does the policy apply?The policy applies at all times 24x7. The policy is not limited to normal institute hours but is applicable at all times, to all work-related or institute-related functions, including social events.