News : Ragging Cases Down in MP, States UGC Helpline Data
Bhopal, India, Jan 11, 2016 -- There has been a decline in ragging cases in Madhya Pradesh in recent past. Going by data provided by anti-ragging helpline of University Grants Commission (UGC), ragging cases in last three years witnessed a sharp and steady decline. Sample this: In 2013, 80 cases were filed while in 2014 and 2015 cases filed were 74 and 48 respectively.
Despite a drop in numbers, state stood second in the country in the number of ragging complaints in 2015. Highest numbers of cases were filed in Uttar Pradesh (53 cases) and West Bengal (53). In all, 427 cases were filed across country in different states.
Posted by Veronica Silva Cusi, news correspondent
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About University Grants Commission:
The University Grants Commission (UGC) of India is a statutory body set up by the Indian Union government in 1956, and is charged with coordination, determination and maintenance of standards of higher education.
Published: Tuesday, January 12, 2016