News : Admn Launches Anti-Ragging Helpline
Lucknow, Sept 8, 2014 -- If ragging is bothering your son or daughter in a medical college, technical college or any educational institution in the city, here's a helpline to bank on.
The toll free number 0522-2611117/8 functions under a 24X7 service at Jan Suvidha Kendra and has been started by Lucknow district administration. This helpline is in addition to all available helplines in educational institutes and agencies like University Grants Commission.
"A folder on ragging menace has been created in the helpline and anyone can call up to register a complaint. The best part is that the identity of the caller would not be displayed as in case of general folders for civic or electricity related problems," said Raj Shekhar, district magistrate Lucknow, adding that a ragging control committee has also been formed to expedite complaints. "The committee would explore the genuineness of the complaint and recommend action accordingly," he stated. The committee would be updated by call operators a the call center as and when complaints arrive.
Posted by Veronica Silva Cusi, news correspondent
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