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Punjab State Women Commission asks colleges to install CCTV cameras, complaint boxes

Chandigarh, Apr 26 (UNI) The Punjab State Women's Commission on Thursday issued notices to all colleges across the state for installation of CCTV cameras besides putting complaint boxes for their facilitation in its campuses to provide security to girl students.
The newly appointed Commission's Chairperson Manisha Gulati said that notices had been issued to colleges in this regard to safeguard girl students.
While listening to different issues at Commission during special hearing, she said that a massive awareness campaign would be started shortly and 17 camps would be organized at different locations in the state to make aware the women for their rights. She also informed that Commission had decided to set up three-member committees in different cities for the protection of women rights so that their issues could be resolved at their doorsteps.
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