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Delhi govt to install fire safety provisions in its schools

Last Updated: Friday, February 1, 2013 - 00:35

New Delhi: Delhi Government on Thursday decided to install fire safety infrastructure in 441 schools run by it at a cost of Rs 112 crore.

A proposal to this effect was cleared by a meeting of the Delhi Cabinet presided by Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit.

"The government is committed to provide fire safety in all government schools. The Cabinet today decided to entrust fire safety provisions in 441 government school buildings," said Dikshit after the cabinet.

Officials said the all required fire safety provisions including fire alarm, fire escape measures and fire fighting systems will be provided to schools as part of the project.

They said PWD has installed fire safety provisions in 241 schools and work is under progress in other 20 schools.

First Published: Friday, February 1, 2013 - 00:35
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