Ragging in any form is totally prohibited in Dr. Vikhe Patil Foundation’s Pravara Centre for Management Research and Development.

What is Ragging?

  • Physical, Mental or sexual harassment
  • Verbal abusing
  • Indecent/disorderly conduct
  • Terrorizing by criminal act/threatening in any form
  • Pressuring/forcing to do any act against the will of the individual
  • Financial exploitation
  • Any act that hurts human pride

Any of the above act/s is criminal offence. Anyone found guilty is liable to be punished as per the regulations. Any student involved in ragging may face the following actions:

  • Expulsion from institute
  • Withdrawal of scholarship
  • Detention from Examination
  • Prohibition from Examination
  • Prohibition from admission to any education institute
  • Victim may lodge complaint to anti-ragging committee


The Anti-Ragging Committee is headed by our Director, Dr. Manoj Narwade. This committee includes representatives from 

  • Civic and Police Administration,
  • Local media,
  • An NGO,
  • Faculty representatives,
  • Parent’s representative (one from juniors and one from seniors)
  • Non-teaching staff and
  • Student’s representative.

The faculty representatives are:

  • Prof. Vijay Deshmukh
  • Dr. Divya Lakhani

The non-teaching staff representatives are:

  • Mr. Benjamin Michael
  • Mr. Dilip Pokharkar

The student representatives are:

  • Ms. Prachi Shinde
  • Mr. Shubham Garjale
  • Ms. Deepti Sharma
  • Mr. Pratik Meher
  • Ms. Akash Shrikhandkar
  • Ms. Sandhya Katageri

The parents’ representatives are:

  • Mr. Rahul Sharma
  • Mrs. Manisha Rakshe


A Mentoring Cell is also being established. For every six first year students, a student from 2nd year will be the mentor. For every 4 seniors a faculty will in turn be the senior mentor. Thus we have 20 senior students identified for the same. They are:

Marketing Specialization

  • Mr. Shubham Garjale
  • Mr. Shubham Jagtap
  • Mr. Siddhivinayak Thorat
  • Upendra Kokane

Operations/Systems/IB Specialization

  • Ms. Sandhya Katageri

Finance Specialization

  • Ms. Prachi Shinde
  • Mr. Mukund Shinde
  • Mr. Gurmeet Singh
  • Mr. Vipul Bumb

Human Resource Specialization

  • Ms. Deepti Sharma
  • Ms. Anamika Rao
  • Ms. Samruddhi Lawate
  • Ms. Kshitija Garud

The senior mentors i.e. the faculty will be:

  • Dr. Puja Bhardwaj
  • Prof. Sneha Joshi


It will formed by the State Government and the affiliating University i.e. Savitribai Phule Pune University (Formerly known as University of Pune) to coordinate with the institute to monitor the activities of the anti-ragging committee/squad and mentoring cells regarding compliance with the instructions on the incidents of ragging.

Anti- ragging squad:

It will be headed by the head of the institute i.e. Director Dr. Manoj Narwade.

He will be assisted by:

  • Prof. Vijay Deshmukh
  • Dr. Divya Lakhani
  • Mr. Benjamin Michael

The squad will maintain vigilance and see that ragging does not take place in PCMRD.