4.1 In these regulation unless the context otherwise requires:-
a) “Memorandum of Association and Rules & Regulation” means, the Memorandum of Association and Rule & Regulation of the National Council of Hotel Management & Catering Technology registered with Registrar of Societies under Society’s Registration Act, 1860.
b) “Academic Year” means the period from the commencement of admission of students in any course of study in the IHMs and FCIs, under the umbrella of the National Council of Hotel Management and Catering Technology as its affiliates, and up to the completion of academic requirement for that particular year.
c) “National Anti-Ragging Helpline” means the Helpline established by the University Grants Commission under Anti-Ragging Regulation of the Commission.
National Anti-Ragging Helpline
Toll Free Phone No. 1800-180-5522
d) “Commission” means the University Grants Commission
e) “Council” means the National Council of Hotel Management and Catering Technology, a registered society established by Govt. of India for coordinated growth and development of hospitality management education in the country and to regulate Hospitality Management Education within it affiliated Institutes.
f) “Institute” means the Institute of Hotel Management which is affiliated with the “Council” either sponsored by Central Government, State Government, Public Sector Undertaking or any private/public trust/society.
g) “District Level Anti-ragging Committee” means the Committee, headed by the District Magistrate, constituted by the State Government, for the control and elimination of ragging in institution within the jurisdiction of the district.
h) “Institute Level Anti-Ragging Committee” means the Committee, headed by the Principal of the IHM affiliated to the “Council”.
i) “Head of the Institution” means the Principal or the Director or such other designation as the executive head of the “Institution” is referred.
j) “Fresher” means a student who has been admitted to an institution and who is undergoing his/her first year of study in such institution.
k) “State Level Monitoring Cell” means the body constituted by the State Government for the control and elimination of ragging in institution within the jurisdiction of the State, established under a State Law or on the advice of the Central Government, as the case may be.
4.2 Words and expressions used and not defined herein but defined in the Resolution or in the General Clauses of the Resolution, shall have the meanings respectively assigned to them in the Resolution or in the General Clauses of the Resolution, as the case may be.