Royana Singh an Assistant Professor at the Institute of Medical Science has been appointed as the Chief Proctor of Benares Hindu University. She said that security of women students would be given top priority. She also plans to appoint more women guards.
This appointment came after her predecessor resigned taking moral responsibility for the recent violence on the campus. She said that there was a curfew for women after 8pm. and that women students were not allowed out of their hostels after 8.She said that this rule was only implemented for their safety and that their parents had sent them with faith to their institution and that this rule helped them to ensure their safety.