QAU, Analytical Solutions ink contract on Campus Security Project
The Quaid-i-Azam University (QAU) and Analytical Solutions (Pvt) Ltd has inked a Contract regarding Campus Security Project here on Thursday at (QAU).
Under the Contract Company will provide Radio Frequency Identification Device (RFID) based security cards to students and staff for limited access in University premises, with the log of individual anywhere in the university.
A Public-Private Partnership mainly based on Build Operate Transfer (PPP – BOT) for the period of five years the project would facilitate the Cross linking of Student RFID Cards with Students Record and web based reporting on all students logs.
Close Circuit Televisions (CCTVs) would also be installed on various locations to monitor activities within the premises of the university. The company will also provide SMS alert service on admissions, semester and examination results along with Interactive Voice Response (IVR).
Vice Chancellor of QAU Prof. Dr. Masoom Yasinzai said given the current security situation it is an important step towards provision of safe and secure environment to students.
“As far as the security of students is concerned we are taking every possible step to ensure that students spend their time in safe and secure educational environment. We are now turning towards all possible options and introduction of RFID cards is major part of our plan regarding credible security inside the university,” he said.
Malik Basharat Ahmad Awan, C.E.O of Analytical Solutions (Pvt) Ltd said the project concept and Technology has been introduced for the first time in Pakistan. He said Analytical Solutions has already started this project in the Schools operating in affected area of Districts Bannu and Nowshera in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province.
Since Campus Management Solution (CMS) is working with all the digital records of the students enrolled in the University, the “Student Security Cards” system will be integrated with this and it will log all the detailed activity of the students.
The Radio Frequency Identification Device (RFID) will be used as a student security card that is more reliable, less temper possible and have long life with multipurpose usability.;