Yesterday educational ministry announced a policy on banning corporal punishments to students at educational institutions. Both private and public institutions will fall under this category of educational institutions.
The policy described about physical and mental punishments in detail.
According to the policy if anyone is found guilty in meting out corporal punishment, the action will be considered as a punishable offence, and punitive actions can be taken against the accused. The accused will also be punishable under the criminal law
Respective heads of educational institutions will take necessary steps to implement new guidelines.