After two incidents of gruesome crimes against children were reported in the National Capital Region, the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has issued new Safety and Security guidelines for all schools. The schools will face de-recognition if they don’t follow the guidelines.
· Safety Audits of schools done by their respective local police stations, installation of CCTV Cameras at all vulnerable areas inside schools and limiting the entry of outsiders.
· The CBSE asked the schools to ensure that support staff was employed only from Authorised Agencies and proper records are maintained.
· Schools were asked to constitute separate Committees for redressal of grievances of the public, staff, parents and students. The board also directed the schools to constitute an internal complaints committee for complaints regarding Sexual Harassment.
These guidelines are mandatory for all schools, any violation or lapses with regard to safety and well being of children in School Campus would invite appropriate action including the disaffiliation of the school as per the provisions under affiliation bye-laws of the board.
As per govt. guideline PLN9 has design Safe School Plan for better safety and security of Schools.