IIT Mandi Ragging row: Action taken against 72 students

Indian Institute of Technology Mandi recently witnessed a significant row after fresher mixer party on the campus. 

A press statement issued by IIT Mandi on Wednesday stated recently, that an incident of ragging came to the Institute’s notice. It was found that some B. Tech students were involved in a ragging incident with the freshers.

IIT Mandi has a robust Anti-Ragging Policy, and the committee investigating this incident immediately apprised the authorities concerned.

Disciplinary action is being taken against 72 students involved in the ragging incident. This includes a fine of Rs. 15,000 and 20 hours of community service; Rs. 20,000 and 40 hours of community service; Rs. 25,000 and 60 hours of community service, and suspension of 10 students from academics and hostel till December 2023.

IIT Mandi is committed to ensuring that all students on campus feel safe and are not exposed to harassment. The Institute encourages students to report such incidents immediately to ensure corrective action is taken and such incidents are prevented on campus.

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