Schools in B’la Distt to obtain proper permission for picnic, excursions, trekking
*School management responsible for any untoward incident; defaulters shall be dealt strictly as per law: DC B’la*
Baramulla, Jun 26 (KNO): District administration Baramulla Monday ordered all government and recognized private schools to obtain proper permission for picnics and parental consent from the students.
According to the news agency—Kashmir News Observer (KNO), Deputy Commissioner Baramulla in a circular said, “It is enjoined upon all Heads of Government and Recognized Private Schools and institutions upto Higher Secondary Level of District Baramulla to obtain prior permission from the DC office for under taking picnic, excursion, trekking and hiking etc.”
It reads that the HoIs shall apply to Chief Education Officer, Baramulla, who shall recommend the case to DC office and accordingly, same shall be disposed off on its merits after obtaining no objection from the SSP concerned.
“While proceeding on picnic, excursion, trekking or hiking etc, after availing proper permission from this office, HOls shall adopt 1:10 ratio that is one escort teacher for 10 students with necessary first aid kits,” reads the circular.
It also states that the parental consent shall also be sought before hand from all students.
“Further, school management shall be solely responsible for any kind of lapse or untoward incident, caused due to the negligence of the escorting staff,” DC Baramulla said.
The district administration also said that any deviation to these instructions shall be viewed seriously and defaulters shall be dealt strictly under law—(KNO)