Ensure safety of girl students: DC Budgam to private coaching centres

Ensure safety of girl students: DC Budgam to private coaching centres
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BUDGAM: Deputy Commissioner Budgam Dr Syed Sehrish Asgar on Friday directed private coaching centre owners operating in the district to ensure secure and safe atmosphere to the girl students.
The DC made these remarks while chairing a meeting with owners/heads of the scores of coaching centres at New Conference Hall, Budgam, a statement issued here said.
The DC maintained that there will be zero tolerance against the indiscipline and asked heads of the coaching centres to install CCTVs and maintain proper law and order at centres as prerequisite for them.
Stressing on quality education, the DC warned that action will be taken against the coaching centres for failing to meet the criteria set by the Education department and directed them to provide all facilities including separate washrooms for male and female students, proper seating and heating arrangements, adequate space, drinking water, library and reading room facilities to the students.
The DC directed that all coaching centres operating in the district must get registered with the education department as no centre without registration will be allowed to operate.
She asked the coaching centre owners to apply for the registration process in time and directed concerned to expedite on completing the registration formalities timely.
The DC further instructed the owners of coaching centres not to mislead students with misusing titles of the nationally acclaimed (brand names) of coaching institutions.
She warned action against the coaching centres misusing brand titles under copy right violations.
During the interaction with the owners of coaching centres, the DC enquired about their arrangements, intake capacity, time schedule and fee structure for different classes and courses.
She urged the heads to accommodate poor students on complimentary/concessional rates and take fee from the students in phased manner.
The DC said she would soon inspect the coaching centres operating in the district and warned strict action against anyone found violating the guidelines.