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Delhi students to be trained for bomb threats
December 25, 2005 17:50 IST
The October 29 serial bomb blasts in the national capital has sounded a wake-up call for the Delhi government, which is all set to train over two lakh school students to face such threats.
As part of the YUVA School Adolescence Programme, about 900 government school students will be trained in ways to detect bombs and how to take immediate steps thereafter.
The government has also prepared two handbooks for imparting adolescence education, covering preparedness to
The government has formed a technical group comprising experts from different fields, which has started a training programme for the teachers this week on these subjects. The trained teachers will impart their skills to students in their
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"The course aims at equipping students to handle any problem they come across in their day to day life. They should
The chapter has cited the October 29 bomb incidents in Delhi and highlighted how to handle such situations without
The chapter throws light on sensitive and vulnerable places that could be used by terrorists. The chapter advises teachers on how to conduct a mock drill on bomb threats.
"The students constitute a major segment. They can do a lot in averting any untoward incident. The students will learn
The programme also increases awareness on HIV/AIDS prevention, steps for relief from stress. About 4000 teachers from the government schools will be trained during three - four months.