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After Ryan murder, Odisha Government issues guidelines for safety of students

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In the wake of the murder of a seven-year-old student in Ryan International School in Gurugram, Odisha Government has issued a set of guidelines on safety and security of school students which mandates schools to hire contractual staff only after antecedent check by police and identity verification through voter identity card or Aadhaar card. As per the new guidelines, no visitor would be allowed to enter school premises without a valid photo ID card. He would be issued a visitor’s pass which can be generated after production of photo ID...
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CBSE issues new safety guidelines

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Onus of keeping students safe within schools would solely lie upon the authorities, says Board After two incidents of gruesome crimes against children were reported in the National Capital Region last week, 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. On September 8, a seven-year-old boy was found murdered inside a school in Gurugram and the next day a five-year-old girl was raped in a school in east Delhi. In...
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After Ryan International murder, Uttar Pradesh Police issues directive to verify school staff members

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A monthly security audit of all schools in Uttar Pradesh and police verification of their staff are among the measures announced on Tuesday to ensure the safety of students after the Gurugram tragedy. DGP Sulkhan Singh issued a directive to all the district police chiefs which stated that "concerned circle officers and beat personnel should do monthly security audit of schools in their area and prepare its report." Singh also said police should coordinate with schools and district magistrates and ensure security. The steps come after a seven-year-old boy was...
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Govt: CCTV cameras, staff’s verification must for schools

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The Delhi Government today directed all schools in the city to install CCTV cameras covering their entire premises and complete police verification of their non-teaching staff within three weeks. The government also announced a high-level committee to frame guidelines to ensure safety of children within school premises. The order was issued in the wake of growing concerns over safety within school premises days after a gruesome killing of a seven-year-old student in Ryan International, Gurugram, and rape of a five-year-old girl at her school in East Delhi. Deputy Chief Minister...
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Police to verify City school staff

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It is now mandatory for teaching and non-teaching staff of all schools, private and government, in the City to obtain an antecedent and address verification certificate from the police. After obtaining the certificate, the staff will be issued authorised identity cards from their respective institutions. The decision was taken by the Bangalore Police, after a meeting with the secretary of Karnataka Private School Joint Action Committee (KAPSJAC), Shashi Kumar, to ensure the safety of school children in the wake of the rape of a six-year-old girl at Vibgyor High in...
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Police verification of school staff, private drivers, conductors a must: DIoS

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Lucknow In the wake of the murder of a student at Ryan International School in Gurugram, the district inspector of school (DIoS), Lucknow, has issued a circular asking schools here for police verification of school staff and private school van drivers and conductors. The student was killed allegedly by the conductor of one of the school buses on Friday last week. Most of the schools don’t verify the antecedents of drivers of school buses, private vans or auto-rickshaws ferrying school kids. “Schools barely check their history and employ them on...
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Post Gurugram incident, U’khand police orders schools to verify staff, install CCTV cameras

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Alarmed by the death of 7-year-old boy in the washroom of Ryan International School in Gurugram, the Uttarakhand police has issued an advisory to management of all schools across Uttarakhand to carry out verification of school staff, drivers, conductors and guards. The school authorities have also been instructed to install CCTV cameras within their respective institutions and keep recording of people entering the school. ADG Law and Order Ashok Kumar told TOI that the Gurugram incident was a serious issue and schools across Uttarakhand need to take precaution and inform...
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