CBSE issues safety guidelines for schools

ANI | Updated: Sep 14, 2017 19:00 IST

New Delhi [India], Sept 14 (ANI): The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE), on Thursday issued circular mentioning guidelines to be adopted by all schools for ensuring safety of the students.

CBSE in its circular has directed schools to install CCTV cameras, ensure police verification of staff and regulate entry of outsiders in school building.

This comes in the backdrop of the Supreme Court issuing notice to CBSE in wake of Gurugram student murder case.

The Supreme Court earlier had issued notice to the Centre, the Haryana government and the state's Director General (DG) of police, the CBSE and the CBI on a plea seeking a probe by the central agency into the murder of a seven-year-old boy inside Ryan International School last week.

Seven-year-old Pradyuman Thakur was found dead inside the toilet of the Ryan International school, with his throat slit. (ANI)