Andhra University In-charge VC warns of action against ragging

Andhra University In-charge VC warns of action against ragging
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Releasing a poster on the occasion, Prof Narayana disclosed that the university has appointed six different committees to monitor the situation. Registrar Prof V Umamaheswara Rao felt that the ill-effects of ragging should be highlighted and for those indulging in ragging, six months to 10 years imprisonment would be imposed, along with a fine, besides college or university managements will  cance

Visakhapatnam: Andhra University In-charge Vice-Chancellor Prof E A Narayana warned of action against ragging in the university. He was addressing the members of anti-ragging committees here on Friday.

Releasing a poster on the occasion, Prof Narayana disclosed that the university has appointed six different committees to monitor the situation. Registrar Prof V Umamaheswara Rao felt that the ill-effects of ragging should be highlighted and for those indulging in ragging, six months to 10 years imprisonment would be imposed, along with a fine, besides college or university managements will cancel their admission.

Stating that the future of those indulging in ragging would be spoiled, the Registrar emphasised the need to restrict the entry of strangers in Andhra University hostels and advised the students to wear identity cards.

He asked the principals, hostel wardens and HoDs to take up inspections frequently to help contain the menace and in case of complaints, the victims can call the toll free number: 1800-425-0891.

Dean of Students’ Affairs Prof P Hari Prakash said that they will take up college-wise awareness meetings. Assistant Deans Prof Rama Rao, Prof Shoran Raju, Principals Prof P S Avadhani, Prof Gaurisankar, Prof D Surya Prakasa Rao, Prof Ch Ratnam and Dean Prof T Koteswara Rao, HoDs, special officers and wardens attended.AU to encourage arts

Registrar Prof Umamaheswara Rao has called upon the parents to encourage their wards in art and culture, along with academics by tapping their hidden talent. He was speaking at the inaugural function of the All India Dance Festival-2016 being organised by Natya Ravali here on Friday. He felt that arts also would help children become good citizens.

Star maker L Satyanand said it would be possible to mould children into good artistes if the teachers are committed and this type of competitions will help increase self-confidence and skills among children. Natya Ravali president Rambabu, secretary Maheshbabu, members G Jayasundari and Badangir Sai also spoke.

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