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Ragging-free colleges: DU to set up control rooms in North and South campus

DU will set up two control rooms in North & South campus from July 20 to August 2

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Delhi University, students
Around 250,000 students from Delhi compete for around 57,000 undergraduate seats in the 110 Delhi University-affiliated colleges every year.

With the academic year about to begin, the University takes a slew of measures to ensure ragging-free and disciplined campus.

In its proctorial meeting with officials of the DTC, Metro and the police held today, decisions to make the campuses women-friendly were also taken.

The university will set up two control rooms in North and South campus from July 20 to August 2 for easing the induction process of the freshers.

The Delhi police will deploy police personnel in plain clothes in the varsity premises to curb or eve- teasing incidents, according to a release issued by the university.

All colleges will get police picket points with a special assistance to colleges. Besides, all eating joints on the campus will be under extra vigil.

"The has been requested to make announcements in trains and stations about the varsity being intolerant towards ragging," the release said.

Defacing of walls with graffiti and sensitive posters, unauthorised entry of outsiders to hostels have been prohibited, according to the release.

Sensitive areas in the campus have been put under electronic surveillance as a measure to curb and maintain discipline.

can be reported to on anti-ragging helpline 1800 180 5522 or the North Campus control room (27667221) or on South Campus number 24119832.

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First Published: Sat, July 15 2017. 04:37 IST