The Nagpur Police Commissionerate has decided to start a school in the city for the children of police personnel with an aim to provide them a quality education at minimum fees.
“A detailed proposal in this regard has been sent to the office of Director General of Police (DGP) Mumbai for approval. Once the DGP offices accept the proposal, we will initiate the process by inviting city-based school management for the establishment of the school,” said Commissioner of Police (CP) Dr. Bhushankumar Upadhyaya.
“Also, a special committee consisting of Commissioner of Police Nagpur, Joint Commissioner of Police, DCPs, and office-bearers of selected school will be set up to look after the management of the school. The committee would be the highest decision-making body of the school,” added Dr. Upadhyaya.
Explaining the idea behind the decision, Dr. Upadhyaya said that more than 14,000 police families including City Police, Rural Police, State Reserve Police Force (SRPF) and other police establishments in the city who face various problems in getting admission for their children in reputed schools of the city. This school will open a new horizon of quality education for these children,” the Commissioner of Police said.
He further added that wards of policemen would get admission at minimum fees while fees for other children would be slightly higher.
Informing about the school building, Dr. Upadhyaya said that the structure of the building is ready near the MT section in the police headquarters. “It would be renovated as per the need for the school,” Initially, admissions for Standard I to IV will be given that will start from next year, he added.
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