Teachers learn self-defence technique

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Teachers learn self-defence technique

Saturday, 19 October 2019 | Staff Reporter | NEW DELHI

The four-days self defence training progarmmes for women teachers in Delhi Government schools across the national Capital, organised by Special Police Unit for Women and Children (SPUWAC) of Delhi police, concluded on Friday.

The programme, under the "Sashakti" Scheme of Delhi Police, witnessed around 700 women teacher participation. According to Geeta Rani Verma, the Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP), SPUWAC, a training session of 'Self Defence Techniques' with the collaboration of Department of Education of Delhi Government was held from 14 to18 October to empower 700 women teachers in government schools.

In the concluding session, chief guest Nuzhat Hassan, Special Commissioner of Police, SPUWAC, motivated participants to boost up their morale. During her address she exhorted all participating teachers to be physically and mentally fit to deal with any crisis. 

She further said that a total of  1308938 girls and women participants have been benefited with 'self defence techniques' so far in the city. She also distributed certificate of participation to the participants. 

Romi Johri, Assistant Director of Education further appreciated the efforts made by SPUWAC to train the women teachers in self  defence techniques and to make aware regarding the safety and security measures.

"On this occasion a pamphlet of Himmat plus App and Material relates to women safety and security was also distributed to the participants. Overall, the endeavour of Delhi Police is to ensure that the women of the city are not only safe and secure but, also to empower in every sense of the word and the SPUWAC has been working towards this goal staunchly," said the DCP.

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