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Govt invites suggestions for child safety under #MissionSchoolSafety after Ryan murder case

The Ministry Is Under Pressure To Create A Stringent System To Check Schools And Other Educational Institutions For Safety Measures After Seven-year-old Pradhyuman Was Brutally Murdered By Allegedly A Bus Conductor In School Washroom On September 8.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Arshi Aggarwal | Updated on: 14 Sep 2017, 04:15:57 PM
Govt invites suggestions for child safety under #MissionSchoolSafety after Ryan murder case (File PTI)

New Delhi:

The Ministry of Women and Child Development has invited suggestions to make schools safer for children. 

“The government is making an all-out effort to underpin Child Safety in Schools. Send us Your Suggestions with hashtag #MissionSchoolSafety (sic),” tweeted MWCD on Wednesday. 

The ministry is under pressure to create a stringent system to check schools and other educational institutions for safety measures after seven-year-old Pradhyuman was brutally murdered by allegedly a bus conductor in school washroom on September 8. 

The hashtag has received several responses. The chief concern shown by parents and caregivers is background check of school staffs and increased presence of security cameras. 

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A tweeter user, Neha Mathur suggested that there should be “access to live screening in schools to parents. Stricter laws and periodic check of teaching and non-teaching staff.”

Several inputs also suggested spot checks and regular audits of private schools. Government body should give surprise checks to ensure safety measures are followed, another user said. 

“By law schools shld be held responsible for any mishaps drng school hrs incl travel (sic),” Amit Singh said on Twitter. 

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First Published : 14 Sep 2017, 04:12:25 PM