New Delhi, Apr 7 : Delhi University today said it will now provide a security cover for late evenings to girl students who stay in the nearby areas of the North Campus.
Security escorts on specified routes will now accompany women students who are occupied with academic work in their departments, libraries and research laboratories during late evening hours, a statement from the university said.
Some students work till late hours in the campus and feel unsafe while going to their residences in late evenings, it said.
"To provide safety and security to such women students, the University has decided to provide security escorts on a specified route from 8.30 pm onwards in the North Campus area," the university said.
Guards will initially be deputed to accompany students at 8.30 pm and then at 9.00 pm from the university departments up to Hudson Lane.
The university has also invited suggestions through facebook from students to further develop this plan.
The details of the routes are available at the facebook page of the DU proctor where students can offer their suggestions. PTI