The New Delhi Municipal Council (NDMC) plans to install emergency buttons and close circuit cameras in open areas of all schools to augment security of students, in its budget for financial year 2019-20.
“We want to constantly monitor activities inside NDMC schools,” said NDMC chairman Naresh Kumar.
The smart safety buttons will work with the help of communication network developed by TATA and used by civic agency for other services. The system has been installed at NP Bengali Girls Senior Secondary School, Gole Market on a pilot basis.
“As soon as someone presses the emergency button, an alarm will sound in the principal’s room and security kiosks of the school Read more Also, text messages will be sent to the pre-stored mobile numbers,” said Kumar.