the idea was dropped”.
PPSC authorities had decided to install six hundred jammers, she said. Karthik added that jammers were not sufficient to block signals from all the telecom service providers.
The PPSC authorities then approached the Punjab Police and police constables in civil clothes were deputed at all the centre. The constables helped the invigilators. Also, the invigilators were made to undergo a training programme.
The UT police department has, so far, not received any request from the PGI authorities to depute lady constables to frisk women candidates at all the examination centres on December 8.