Goa govt to appoint security guards in every aided, state-run school

Saturday, May 21, 2016,11:51 IST By Metrovaartha A A A

Panaji | The Goa government has decided to appoint a security guard or watchman outside every aided and government secondary schools who will keep a tab on visitors.

The state cabinet yesterday passed the scheme named sanction of watchman to the government and aided secondary schools. Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar said the scheme will benefit 189 government and aided secondary schools. He said schools having total enrolment of 250 and above with classes from fifth to tenth will be eligible for the benefits.

The main objective of this scheme is to provide safety measures facility to the school children and property belonging to the institution, Parsekar said. The security of the students in the school is under threat, he said.

Similarly, government has decided to appoint one Librarian in each government and aided school having independent premise or room for library.

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