JIPMER security section is overall in-charge of the security of the JIPMER hospital and campus. The security section started functioning from the inception of the Hospital in the year 1957. It has started with the strength of 42 security guards in 1957 and it was increased to 105 which included 82 regular and 30 temporary security guards in 1995. At present, with regular superannuation of the staff and without replacement due to ban on recruitment of group D posts the number of security staff has come down to 17.
In order to augment the dwindling strength, outsourcing of security personnel has been started from 2013 onwards.
The current responsibility of the permanent Security Staff is taking care of the Key Duty at various buildings including Hospital and Administrative building. Rest of the work has been outsourced.
Scope of work of Outsourcing Security agency is to provide 24/7 Security Services to the entire JIPMER-Puducherry campus spread over across the 195 acre including Urban Health Centre in Kurusukuppam, Puducherry, Rural Health Centre in Ramanathapuram, Puducherry, Sedarapet campus and JIPMER- Karaikal campuses.
The responsibility of the security agency is to provide physical, electronic surveillance and patrolling services. Including Quick Response Team, Intelligence Services, Emergency Services, Parking Management inclusive of Manpower, Gadgets, Vehicles, Supervisory Staff and Protective Items.
Last Updated: 14 March2022