|2 schools served show cause notices|
GUWAHATI, April 6 – The Special Committee formed by the Kamrup Metro district administration, to ensure implementation of the Supreme Court guidelines on school buses as also other aspects of schools, started its operations today in the city.
The team visited two schools – Maharishi Vidymandir, Silpukhuri and Srimanta Shankar Academy, Dispur – in the city today. An official statement said here today that the team, led by Additional DC Rajib Prakash Barua, found some lacunae in the schools regarding buses including carrying of students above the prescribed capacity and lack of safety equipment and first aid facilities in the schools.
Both the schools were served show cause notices and have been asked to reply within seven days as to why action should not be taken against them.
The schools were also directed to submit details regarding their staff and salaries paid to them.
Both the schools had not applied for permits from the State government. They have been directed to apply for permits immediately.