Bengal Governor approaches ISRO for tech to curb ragging on campuses

West Bengal Governor C.V. Ananda Bose.

West Bengal Governor C.V. Ananda Bose.
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West Bengal Governor C.V. Ananda Bose has reached out to the Indian Area Analysis Organisation (ISRO) to establish an applicable know-how resolution to curb the menace of ragging on school and college campuses, a press release issued by Raj Bhavan on August 24 night time mentioned.

A primary-year undergraduate pupil died earlier this month after allegedly being ragged and sexually harassed in a hostel of Jadavpur College, sparking an outcry in West Bengal.

“C.V. Ananda Bose, Hon’ble Governor of West Bengal and Chancellor of the schools contacted the Chairman of ISRO to establish applicable know-how to successfully comprise and remove the menace of ragging within the college campuses,” the assertion mentioned.

Mr. Bose has additionally held discussions with a Hyderabad-based agency over the difficulty.

“They’re attempting to develop an applicable know-how resolution utilizing a number of sources comparable to video analytics, picture matching computerized goal recognition and distant sensing,” the Governor mentioned within the assertion.

A complete of 13 individuals, together with each present and former college students, have been arrested in reference to the loss of life of the undergraduate pupil in JU.

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