Puducherry, Nov 25: The Puducherry administration has introduced the “water bell” scheme in schools from Monday to enable the students to drink adequate water a day.
It may be noted that taking into consideration the fact that school children are not drinking water properly, district collector T Arun on November 21 directed the school education depart to introduce the water bell scheme in all private and government schools here.
Accordingly, the school education department, bell will ring at 10.30 hours,12 noon and 2-30 hours when the students will be allowed to drink water. The teachers could not compel the students to drink water, but they should create awareness that the students should drink 1.5 liter to 2.5 liter water a day. (UNI)