New Delhi, Aug. 23 -- Over 700 schools under the North Delhi Municipal Corporation will observe Child Safety Week between September 9-14. The Director (Education) on Tuesday ordered the schools to gear up for the event and adhere to the safety checklist as per the Minimum Standards of School Safety, 2017.

The civic body is undertaking the initiative along with Delhi Commission For Protection of Child Rights (DCPCR).

A 45-minute session on safe touch for students of classes four and five will also be conducted during the safety week. "All schools must conduct sessions on safe touch for class four and five students. However, in select schools, a resource person shall be appointed for the sessions," the director said.

All schools have also ...