Complaint cell to deal corporal punishment cases

Staff Reporter

Peshawar

In order to avert corporal punishment at government educational institutes, the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa elementary and secondary education department will establish a dedicated complaint cell to deal with the cases of corporal punishment in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa public schools.
The body will take immediate action, if required. Moreover, the education department has also circulated a notification for a toll- free number in all schools and all districts so that parents could register their complaints with authorities.
A notification has also being issued by the education department which states that an employee or teacher, who so ever will be found involved in corporal punishment, shall face the imprisonment for Six years along with heavy fines.
The complaint cell will function under the elementary and secondary education director, while complaints will be received on its toll-free number 0800-33857.
The complaint will be submitted to the director and investigated by the DEO, District Education Officer.

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