A statement issued by the Raj Bhavan on Thursday night said that West Bengal Governor CV Anand Bose has approached the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) to identify an appropriate technology solution to curb the menace of ragging in college and university campuses. Have done

Earlier this month, a first-year undergraduate student of Jadavpur University died following alleged ragging and sexual assault in a hostel, triggering outrage in West Bengal.

“CV Anand Bose, Hon’ble Governor of West Bengal and Chancellor of Universities, approached ISRO Chairman to identify appropriate technology to effectively prevent and eliminate the menace of ragging in university campuses,” the statement said.

Bose has also discussed the issue with a Hyderabad-based firm.

“They are trying to develop an appropriate technology solution using multiple sources such as video analytics, image matching automatic target recognition and remote sensing,” the governor said in the statement.

A total of 13 people, including current and former students, have been arrested in connection with the death of the graduate student in JU.

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first published: 25 August 2023 | 8:48 am First

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