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Safety protocols to be implemented once discussed with school secretaries: Maneka Gandhi

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New Delhi, Sep 18, 2017: The murder of 7 year old boy in Ryan International School at Gurugram has raised many questions and concerns over the security of children in schools.

Following which Women and Child Development Minister Maneka Gandhi, Minister of Human Resource Development Prakash Javadekar and CBSE officials on Monday held a high-level to develop a set of guidelines and protocols for schools to ensure the safety and security of students.

After the meeting, the Union Minister Gandhi said that “We have suggested certain things, HRD Ministry too has. There will be a meeting of 6 secretaries all who run various schools”.

“They will then decide on timelines of these implementations,” she added.

This comes in the wake of murder gruesome murder of 7-year-old Pradyuman inside Ryan International School in Gurugram that has spread fear among the parents of the kids who sent their child in school.

However, taking note of the seriousness of the incidents of child abuse in schools, both the ministry had called for a meeting on September 12.

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