In The New Indian Express, Shankkar Aiyar writes on the governance issues impacting safety of girl students to attend school. Excerpts:
"One factor which enhances the sense of security is a boundary wall—among other issues, the school in Manesar didn’t have one. What is the national picture? India has, as per the latest data, 10.94 lakh government-run schools—of these, 4.36 lakh, or roughly four of ten, do not have boundary walls. Of the total 15.58 lakh schools, only 10.38 lakh schools have boundary walls."
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