As National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) reports that cyber-crimes in Kochi are under reported in the city, many schools have come together for an initiative to curb cyber abuse. As many as 30 schools have come together to pen a comprehensive and progressive cyber policy, which was mandated by CBSE earlier this year.
Premalatha Shaji, from Cochin Refineries Public School, who is spearheading this project said that, “It was identified, all the students in schools were falling victim to various kinds of cybercrimes, varying from bullying to stalking”, reports TOI.
The report added that all the schools have formed a cyber-club which includes the principal and other members representing the students, parents, teachers and the councillors. A meeting was held last month between the councillors of these schools to study the nature of cyber related problems faced by the students.
Preamalatha Shaji added, “The larger objective here is to form a comprehensive cyber policy.