A statement issued by the Raj Bhavan 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. .
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.
The statement on Thursday night said, “The Hon’ble Governor of West Bengal and Chancellor of Universities, CV Anand Bose approached ISRO chairman to identify appropriate technology to effectively prevent and eliminate the menace of ragging in university campuses.” “
Shri Bose has also discussed this 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 an undergraduate student at Jadavpur University.
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