During the meeting, it was emphasised that all colleges and institutions will have Anti-Ragging Committees and was ensured that the present monitoring mechanism will be further strengthened. There would be zero tolerance and severe punishment will be imposed on the students indulging in such practices. Anti Ragging Committees will work on ensuring to build positive attitude among student community and curb ragging menace completely which will create congenial ambience in educational institutions.
Governor’s meeting came against the backdrop of a recent ragging incident that took place at School of Excellence in Law (SOEL), a noted educational institution affiliated to Tamil Nadu Dr Ambedkar Law University. The governor asked officials concerned, who attended the meeting, to instruct all colleges in State to continuously create awareness among the students about the implications of ragging.