Installation of Security Gadgets at ISRO and SHAR Space Centres
The funds earmarked towards procurement, installation and annual maintenance of these security/ surveillance gadgets are approximately Rs. 48 crores.
The security and surveillance of all major ISRO Centres/ Units and installations is entrusted to Central Industrial Security Force (CISF), under Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) for providing round the clock security. All the extant orders and directives issued by MHA on security measures from time to time are being complied by the department. Some of the steps taken by ISRO to tighten and increase the security, surveillance and vigilance at SHAR centre and other ISRO installations include – (i) perimeter security, (ii) frisking & screening, (iii) power fencing, (iv) migration to biometric based Access Control System, (v) conduct of security awareness programmes and mock drills.
This information was provided by the Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) Development of North-Eastern Region (DoNER), MoS PMO, Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions, Atomic Energy and Space, Dr Jitendra Singh in a written reply to a question in Rajya Sabha today.