Sambalpur, Nov 22 (LocalWire) More than 20 outsiders were caught smoking and drinking on the campus, said the Gangadhar Meher University (GMU) on Thursday.
The Deputy Registrar, GMU, in a statement, said its surprise checking squad did a patrolling of the campus from 7.30 to 9.30 pm on Wednesday and captured more than 20 outsiders inside the campus.
“A number of non-collegiate were caught taking cigarettes and wine in the main field of the institution. They were warned not to enter the University without proper authorization. The squad also checked each and every room of the JP PG hostel,” said the official statement.
After placement of six armed guards and other security personnel at the main gate, ladies hostels and other important locations, the GMU administration has started the process of restricting unauthorized entry of outsiders to the campus.
Notice regarding the same has been issued on Thursday and students and staff have been asked to carry their respective identity cards.
“Students and staff of the Junior college, OSOU, NCC and the staff of the UCO Bank inside the campus have been requested to enter with identity cards,” said the official statement.
The main gate will be closed from 8.00 pm to 8.00 am from Friday onwards.
All morning and evening walkers, senior citizens will be issued gate passes with proper registration.
All other people coming to the campus will have to enter with proper entry in the register to be kept at the entrance gate.
“The GMU administration is requesting all concerned citizens of Sambalpur to help and cooperate for the safety, security and dignity of this great institution of higher education,” said the official statement.
The squad was consisted of Vice Chancellor Dr. Atanu Pati, Registrar Girish Singh, Deputy Registrar Uma charan Pati, Muralidhar Majhi, Sarat Majhi, Pradosh Acharya, Samit Ku.Pradhan, Priyabrata Panda, Pitabasha Bhoi, Srinibas Dash and Rakesh Mishra .
The squading of the campus will continue and surprise checking will be done on a regular basis for having a secured campus, said the authorities.