Others doubt the monitoring at Metro stations. "Although I prefer the Metro, I can't be sure that the CCTV cameras are actually working," said 22-year-old student Charusmita.
However, what has endeared the Metro to many women in the city is the recent addition of a women's only compartment.
But there are many who consider no public transport safe. "Even private vehicles are not safe. The government must take initiatives to make public transport safe for women. There should be both female and male police guards in a bus and there better security at metro stations," said 24-year-old Urvashi Bera.