DC G’bal asks private schools management to adhere to norms

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GANDERBAL: District Development Commissioner Ganderbal, Dr Piyush Singla Saturday asked the private schools management in the district to adhere to norms reagarding transportation facilty to the students.
He also issued directions to the ARTO and other concerned private transport companies to streamline the shortage of passenger transport (Mini-Buses) in the district, especially in Ganderbal town
The DDC directed the schools’ management to ensure the provision of their own school buses.He also said that every bus ferrying school children should be painted yellow, have a first aid box, and its windows must be fitted with horizontal grills.
“Besides, there must be a fire extinguisher in the bus and school name, telephone number, and school bus must be written on it,” the DDC added.