The Assam Transport Department has directed all school authorities, installation of CCTV in all school buses. The decision was taken on Monday. Both state run as well as private educational institutions will now have to install GPS and cameras in all school buses.
Installation of CCTV in all school buses
The decision to install came after the Gauhati High Court passed new directives regarding school buses of the state.
As per reports, the DTO and Assistant Commissioner of Transport, Gautam Das said, “CCTV cameras should be installed on every school buses and will have to be monitored by school authorities themselves.”
Furthermore, all the buses must be yellow in colour and should strictly follow the orders. Violation of any order will lead to a fine of Rs 10,000.