Heavy school bags are a really serious danger to the wellness and perfectly-staying of the students, the College Schooling Section, Kashmir, mentioned on Wednesday as it directed the heads of instructional institutions in the valley to lower the pounds of the baggage. Major school bags are a serious risk to the well being and well-remaining of college students. The major university bag has extreme/adverse physical outcomes on growing children which can cause problems to their vertebral column and knees, the section mentioned.
As such, it stated, heads of all educational institutions of Kashmir Division (Federal government as properly as non-public) are hereby directed to strictly adhere to the revised guidelines of College Bag Coverage, 2020-unveiled by the Countrywide Council of Academic Analysis and Schooling (NCERT) to decrease the body weight of faculty luggage for pupils in principal, secondary and senior secondary educational facilities. College academics should really tell the learners in advance about the textbooks and notebooks to be brought to college on a certain working day and regularly test their luggage to be certain that they are not carrying pointless substance, it directed.
The excess weight of the school bags, as per the policy, really should be 1.6 to 2.2 kg for pupils of Classs I and II, 1.7 to 2.5 kg for Courses III, IV and V, 2 to 3 kg for Courses VI and VII, 2.5 to 4 kg for Class VIII, 2.5 to 4.5 kg for Lessons IX and X and 3.5 to 5 kg for Courses XI and XII, the office explained. There need to be no bag for KG lessons and the lecturers should really get the obligation of checking the pounds of college luggage of the pupils and any info about significant bags ought to be communicated to the moms and dads to decrease the weight of the faculty bag, it mentioned. The section mentioned it is the responsibility and the duty of the college administration to give high-quality potable h2o in adequate amount to all the pupils in the college so that they do not have to have to carry h2o bottles from their residences.
The files and slim/mild work out publications ought to be desired to thick/major ones, it claimed, including, the directions shall be strictly adhered to.
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