Delhi government suspends estate manager for school irregularities
NEW DELHI: The Delhi government's child rights body has suspended the estate manager of the RDJKL co-ed Senior Secondary School Bhajanpura in the city for violating the duties and keeping the school in an ill condition. Earlier, taking cognisance of the ill condition of the school the DCPCR of the Delhi government inspected the school and sent a notice on the irregularities thereafter the panel suspended the school estate authority.
"Whereas a number of irregularities have been observed during an inspection by DCPCR team on July 23 against the working of DV Singh, Estate Manager and whereas the committee formed to look into the working of DV Singh also observed that he failed to performed duties entrusted to him for sanitation
and drinking water. Now there the service of Singh is terminated with immediate effect," noted the statement of termination.
According to the officials of Delhi Commission for Protection of Child Rights, "The mid-day meal that arrived in the school was being served in the dusty ground without any proper management. The servers, as well as the Mid-day meal in-charge, were unaware of the proper food serving quantity to the students." The child panel also found that the mid-day meal is being distributed to the students of class eight who ere not entitled to get the meal thereafter it was affecting the mid-day meal of the other students.
"The school has a biology lab which is being used as a classroom as a result of which the students could not perform the various biology necessary practical classes. The physics lad was not well organised. The apparatus was dumped in a cabinet without any proper management," noted the notice by DCPCR.
The panel also found that the CCTV cameras of the school were non-performing moreover most of the cameras were off. The fans were also not working in the school. Taking cognisance of all these violations the government's child rights panel enquired the matter in details which led to the decision that the estate manager of the schools was
not performing his duty, therefore, the panel decided to suspend the persona and also informed the matter to the Delhi government's education department.