In the wake of the alleged gang-rape on National Law School of Indian University (NLSIU) student on Jnana Bharathi campus, security measures like installation of CCTV cameras, street lights, establishment of security check-posts between BU and NLSIU, closure of NLSIU gates by 7 pm have been initiated.
K Ashwatha Reddy, registrar incharge, NLSIU, said the institution would tighten the security and henceforth, students of NLSIU would not be allowed outside the premises after 7 pm, unless there is an emergency.
BU Acting Vice-Chancellor Prof N Rangaswamy said deployment of armed guards, mobile squad to monitor vehicles and persons within the jurisdictions of respective institutions have been added to tighten the security.
Representatives of NLSIU, NAAC, Regional Institute of English (RIE), Institute of Socio Economic Change (ISEC), Sports Authority of India and Department of Atomic Energy attended the meeting.
Some of the decisions taken at the meeting:
■ Security booths to be set up at the adjacent point between BU and NLSIU with an additional booth close to Vrishabhavathi river near Gandhi Bhavan
■ A police check-post and regular patrolling on BU campus
■ Installation and maintenance of street lights and CCTV cameras at selected points for effective recording and observations
■ Increase in the number of police personnel at JB police station and to deploy a patrolling force effectively with vehicles for night patrolling on JB campus
■ Security staff will have to check persons and vehicles during late hours and shall note down all the necessary details of persons and vehicles
■ Installation of notifications at strategic points to educate public
■ Periodic meetings with police officers
■ Counselling for students regarding security measures to be taken on the campus