LAHORE: Not satisfied with security arrangements, the Punjab School Education Department (SED) and special branch have called for a review at selected public and private schools in the A and A+ categories, according to a report by a private media outlet.
In a letter to all District Education Authorities (DEAs) Chief Executive Officers (CEOs), the SED said that the special branch examined the security arrangements of A and A+ category schools in the province after the audit conducted in November.
According to the letter, deficiencies were found in security arrangements of schools. The letter ordered a fresh security audit and the removal of deficiencies in the selected schools identified.
The letter read, “You are, therefore, once again, requested that security audit of all A+ and A category schools should be conducted and deficiencies identified by the special branch should be removed within two days.”
Furthermore, it also asked for a certificate to indicate that all security measures had been taken as per the guidelines of the Home Department.
Punjab government had earlier also directed officials to ensure security measures at Category A schools of the province in line with the recommendations of law enforcement agencies (LEAs).