"The matter relating to installation of CCTV cameras in schools is within the purview of state governments," she said in Rajya Sabha, adding that at present, there was no proposal with her ministry to provide central grants for this purpose.
Asked whether government proposed to install CCTVs in all schools to ensure safety of children, Irani said that education being on the concurrent list, majority of the schools were under the jurisdiction of state governments.During Question Hour, she said the Bombay High Court had during a hearing suggested that Maharashtra government should consider fixing of CCTVs in schools.

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