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CCTV, GPS in city school buses to watch over kids

Puja Pednekar, Hindustan Times  Mumbai, May 03, 2013
First Published: 15:17 IST(3/5/2013) | Last Updated: 15:19 IST(3/5/2013)

The dispute between schools and bus operators about adding more safety features has ended, with the School Bus Owners Association agreeing to fit CCTVs and a global positioning system (GPS) before schools re-open.


More than 1,500 school buses will be fitted with the cameras and a GPS to keep an eye on the children.

The added security features will cost parents at least Rs100 per child a month, driving up the bus fees by a minimum of 20%.

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