Telangana state government has decided to provide martial arts training to girl students of the state in order to prepare them in self defense techniques and teach befitting lessons to eve teasers. The officials of the directorate of school education department has issued orders to all District Educational Officers (DEOs) and directed them to commence the martial arts training from November 2,2015. The training will be imparted in the selected schools in all the ten districts of the state. The school will include girls high schools and co-education schools.
The DEOs have been asked by the higher ups of the school education department to conduct the training for a period of three months from the date of its commencement. The martial arts trainers will be paid an honorarium of Rs.3000 per month. The training will be conducted after school hours in order to avoid any disruption to the regular classes of the girl students. Special arrangements will be made by the officials to all the girls during the evening hours for the smooth conduct of the training.