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Anti Ragging

UGC Regulations on Curbing the Menace of Ragging in Higher Educational Institutions, 2009

WHAT IS RAGGING?

PUNISHMENTS FOR RAGGING
For every single incident of ragging, an FIR shall be lodged without exception by the college authorities with the local police. In addition one or any combination of the following punishments can be awarded:

ANTIRAGGING DECLARATION
Ragging is totally prohibited in Goa College of Hospitality and Culinary Education, inside and / or outside the campus and anyone found guilty of ragging and / or abetting ragging whether actively or passively, or being a part of a conspiracy to promote ragging, is liable to be punished in accordance with UGC Regulations 2009 as well as under the provisions of any penal law for the time being in force. The Goa College of Hospitality and Culinary Education ensure that a safe and secure environment is provided to every student. To achieve this objective the following committees have been formed by the Institute as per the UGC Regulation 2009:

ANTI RAGGING COMMITTEE
As per GCHCE, the Composition for Anti Ragging Committee at Institute Level

Principal Chairman
Executive Secretary Member
Faculty Members (5) Member
Student Representatives 4 boys 4 girls Member

ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE ANTI-RAGGING COMMITTEE

S.No Name Designation Landline Mobile Email
1. Mrs. Zarine Lobo Principal / Chairperson 0832-2456549 9850902471 principal_ghc@cidadedegoa.com
2. Mr. Dhananjay Vaidya Asst.Professor/ Member 0832-2454541/ 5699(Extn) 9623887951 asso_professor1@cidadedegoa
3. Mrs. Cyanna Hoogewerf Faculty/ Member - 9822983502 cyannahoogewerf@gmail.com
4. Mr. Apolinario Dias Professor/Member 0832-2452375 9423416752 horacio_dias@yahoo.com
5. Dr. Pramod Chandra Yadav Professor/Member 9325214509 9422059264 pramodcdy@yahoo.co.in
6. Mr. Padmakar Bachhav Faculty/Member - 9404211190 faculty_ghc@cidadedegoa.com
7. Ms. Vania Fatima Valadares Member 9922116484 9767388966 goahospitalitycollege@cidadedegoa.com

IN CASE OF AN EMERGENCY PLEASE CONTACT:
Anti Ragging Helpline – 9767388966
Ms. Vania Fatima Valadares
Administrative Assistant, GCHCE, Goa

ANTI RAGGING SQUAD
Roles and Responsibilities of the Squad

AGAINST-SEXUAL HARASSMENT COMMITTEE

With regard to the Supreme Court Judgment and guidelines issued in 1997 to provide for the effective enforcement of the basic human right of gender equality and guarantee against sexual harassment and abuse, more particularly against sexual harassment at work places, the University Grants Commission (UGC) has issued circulars since 1998,, to all the universities, advising them to establish a permanent cell and a committee and to develop guidelines to combat sexual harassment, violence against women and ragging at the universities and colleges. It has further advised the universities to be proactive by developing a secure environment on the campus, where the status of woman is respected and they are treated with respect and dignity. Keeping the above guidelines in view GCHCE has constituted a Committee against Sexual Harassment since 2011.

AGAINST-SEXUAL HARASSMENT COMMITTEE
As per GCHCE, the Composition for Anti sexual harassment Committee at Institute Level

S.No Name M/F Designation
1. Mrs. Zarine lobo (Principal) F Chairperson
2. Mr. Prasanna Merchant M Member
3. Mrs. Cyanna Hoogewerf (Faculty) F Member
4. Mrs. Anisa Shaik (Faculty) F Member
5. Mrs. Nisha Raj (Faculty) F Member
6. Ms. Shreya Nimlekar F Member
7. Ms. Snehal Gawas F Member

IN CASE OF AN EMERGENCY
Against-Sexual Harassment Helpline- 9850902471
Contact person: Mrs. Zarine Lobo
Chairperson, Anti-Sexual Harassment Committee, GCHCE, Goa

S.No Name Designation Landline Mobile Email
1. Mrs. Zarine Lobo Chairperson 0832-2456549 9850902471 principal_ghc@cidadedegoa.com
2. Mr. Prasanna Merchant Member - 9049040624 asstprof_ghc@cidadedegoa.com
3. Mrs. Cyanna Hoogewerf Member - 9822983502 cyannahoogewerf@gmail.com
4. Mrs. Anisa Shaik Member - 9923134243 anisarshaik@gmail.com
5. Ms. Nisha Raj Member - 9225902046 nisha_nair112000@yahoo.com
6. Ms. Shreya Nimlekar Member - 9422676892 shreya.nimlekar@gmail.com
7. Ms. Snehal Gawas Member - 9673308467 gawassnehal@gmail.com

OBJECTIVE

PROCEDURE FOR APPROACHING THE COMMITTEE
The Committee deals with issues relating to sexual harassment at the Goa College of Hospitality and Culinary Education. It is applicable to all students, staff and faculty. A complaint of discrimination or sexual harassment may be lodged by the victim or a third party. A written complaint may be addressed to the Chairperson of the Committee. If the complaint is made to any of the Committee members, they may forward it to the Chairperson of the Committee against Sexual Harassment.

Here it should be noted that according to the Supreme Court guideline Sexual harassment can be defined as "unwelcome" sexually determined behaviour (whether directly or by implication) as:

THE FOLLOWING IS ALSO SEXUAL HARASSMENT AND IS COVERED BY THE COMMITTEE: