Anti-Ragging Mobile App Launched

Union Human Resource Development Minister Prakash Javadekar launched an Anti-Ragging Mobile App introduced by the University Grants Commission (UGC) on 29 May 2017 in New Delhi.The mobile app will help students register complaints against the menace of ragging in the country. Prior to this, students had to visit the website to register a complaint against ragging.Physical or mental torture of a new student is ragging, which we won’t allow. It is unacceptable and therefore this app will become a handy tool to any student who goes through such experience.The new app will work on android platform and will facilitate students to register a complaint against ragging instantaneously. Students can log in and register their complaints immediately.The complaint will be sent to the concerned authorities for timely action and the action will be initiated immediately. As the records indicate that timely action had resulted in the decrease of ragging instances in campuses. This app is aimed at giving a feel of security to students.Further, the Minister cautioned that those who are involved in ragging will not be tolerated and they will not be allowed to continue their education in that institution and in fact, they would face severe penalty and punishment as per the law.

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