Hyderabad: Cyberabad Police to conduct check on women hostels

Hyderabad: In a move to take extra precautions for women safety in hostels in the IT hub, the Cyberabad police along with the Society for Cyberabad Security Council (SCSC) have decided to conduct an audit of women hostels in the IT hub in the next couple of months.

Special teams will be constituted along with SCSC representatives that would check for safety and security measures in the hostels.

According to the Cyberabad Police, this move is aimed to provide a safe environment for women staying in hostels in and around the Commissionerate limits as part of ‘Project Safe Stay’.

“The teams will audit all women hostels in Cyberabad in the next couple of months. Details of hostels with a hundred percent compliance record will be released to the IT industry and websites concerned for the benefit of users,” an official from the Cyberabad Police said, TT reports.

The special teams would check for registration of the hostel, access control features at entry and exit points, compound wall and gate, surveillance cameras at entry and exit points, fire extinguisher and lockers with secured lock system, among others for the audit.

Visitors registers, the background of staff, workers and inmates data retention and backup timelines, notice board, first-aid kit and will also be checked.
The audit shall be conducted by the Cyberabad Police led by C Anasuya, DCP, SHE teams and Women Protection Cell, Cyberabad.

“The council gives priority to personal safety, particularly women safety, IT infrastructure safety, traffic safety, cyber safety and information security, so that the business continuity takes place in a healthy living environment,” the official said.

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