DELHI Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday claimed that a Delhi school has become the first in the world where parents can access live CCTV feeds of their child studying in the class. The Chief Minister also said that all the city Government schools will have CCTVs inside the class rooms by November this year. Kejriwal, along with his Deputy Manish Sisodia, kicked off the Delhi Government’s CCTV project in the class rooms by inaugurating the scheme at Shaheed Hemu Kalani Sarvodaya Vidyalaya in Lajpat Nagar here.
This is the first Delhi Government school where CCTVs have been installed not just in the campus, but also inside all the classrooms with a view to enhance security. During his speech, Kejriwalsaid allschoolswillhave CCTVs inside the classrooms by November this year. He said that Delhi’s project of installing CCTVsinclassrooms ‘will prove to beamilestone in the education sector for the entire world’. “Today is a historic day, not just for the country but also for the world.
There are many schools invarious countries in the world where CCTV cameras are being installed, but perhaps this is the first instance where live feeds from every classroom are being provided to parents through a mobile app,” the Chief Minister said.