With pressure mounting from parents, the schools of the city are being scrutinised on various parameters.
After the murder of a second standard student at Ryan International Gurgaon, parents of children studying in Noida schools have exerted pressure on the management boards to heighten security measures.
Responding to this demand, Anurag Bhargava, Chief Medical Officer (CMO) of Noida had conducted an inspection of schools and checked the existing hygiene parameters. Toilets were closely scrutinised.
Bhargava, told City Spidey that he has inspected the Vishwa Bharti School in Sector 28 and the Delhi Public School in Sector 30. The washrooms and drinking water areas have been inspected. Moreover, the overall security measures have also been reviewed.
He added that his team shall soon inspect more schools of the city.
Hundreds of anxious parents had gathered outside the Vishwa Bharti School to meet the Principal and talk about their concerns.
Anil Gupta, a parent told City Spidey that the Principal had allayed their doubts. She assured that a police verification of the peripheral staff will be conducted and that all of them shall be issued identity cards and uniforms.
Peeyush Kumar, another parent said that the Principal was urged to install more CCTV cameras. “We also demanded for a GPS system in all the buses. We want the bus drivers and conductors to wear uniforms with ID numbers and name plates,” he added.
Neelima Singh, a parent informed that the school Principal has requested for 15 days within which she intends to address all issues.
However, when City Spidey contacted the management of Vishwa Bharti School and DPS they declined to comment.