The Maharashtra Prohibition of Ragging Act, 1999, promulgates strict action against any student who indulges in ragging: "Ragging means display of disorderly conduct, doing of any act which causes or is likely to cause physical or psychological harm or raise apprehension or fear or shame or embarrassment to a student in any educational institution."
Penalties include fine/suspension/dismissal and/or imprisonment and being debarred from seeking admission to any other institution. The punishment may also take the shape of:
UMIT has its own Anti-Ragging Squad and Monitoring Cell, constituted according to AICTE norms to ensure compliance with the Directives of the Supreme Court, the Central and State Governments, SNDT Women's University, DTE and AICTE.
Severe action will be taken against students indulging in, aiding or abetting Ragging.
HOD General Engineering
Mr. Bhushan Belnekar, P.I., Santacruz (West) Police Station
Ms. Nirmala Peters Mehendale, Founder Trustee, Kindness Unlimited, NGO.
Dr. Prof. Archana Bhise, Professsor, Mukesh Patel Inst. of Tech., NMIMS
Dr. Jagmeet Madan, Principal, S.V.T. College of Home Science, SNDT Women's, Univ.
Mr. Rajesh G. Bhave, Parent
Ms. Ankita Neladi, Final Year EE, Usha Mittal Institute of Technology, S.N.D.T. W.U.