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CBSE sets 3-year deadline to improve sanitation facilities in Kerala

The Hindu, 01 November 2014

 

The National School Sanitation Manual recommends one toilet for every 80 students, taking into consideration queuing time, peak hours (lunch/break time) and strength of the school.

 

If the Central Board of Secondary Education effectively implements its School Quality Assessment and Accreditation (SQAA) scheme, poor sanitation may be a thing of the past in CBSE schools by 2017.

 

The aim of the initiative is to step up the quality of education and infrastructure in CBSE schools, including institutions in Kerala that lacked proper sanitation facilities. The Hindu had reported on October 2 that only 134 CBSE schools from the State figured in the list of 2,721 educational institutions that are listed under the national school sanitation rating. In Ernakulam district, only 30 schools had applied for the sanitation rating. Read more....