VGS has an active School Management Committee as per the guidelines of the Directorate of Education. The committee meets once in two months to plan and review the school’s working and the school development plan. It ensures that the school functions in line with the given guidelines, protecting and disseminating the rights of children.
All children have an equal right to access education in an environment that is safe, protective and conducive to the overall development. In order to ensure strict compliance of the Protection of Child from Sexual Offence (POCSO) Act 2012, the school has formed the POCSO Committee. It takes initiatives and actions for creating awareness about sexual exploitation among the school children. In- house induction sessions are held for all employees and students to create an awareness on gendersensitization. Complaint / Suggestion boxes are provided on each floor for students to make written complaints. Any complaint of sexual abuse, whether received through the drop box or otherwise is to be acted upon immediately.
This committee is in due compliance with the Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal) Act,2013. VGS is committed to providing a harassment- free environment to all its employees. The schoolneither tolerates nor condonesbehaviour that is likely to undermine the dignity or self-esteem of an individual, or create an intimidating, hostile or offensive environment.
The school’s Safety and Security Committee has been designed to oversee that all safety standards are maintained. The Committee holds monthly meetings and also undertakes a 'Monthly Safety Walk' of the entire school premises to ensure compliance with the Department of Education ‘s directives.
In order to provide safe, conducive and amiable teaching—learning environment in the school, it is ensured that the school remains free from any sort of bullying and ragging. To foster such an environment the school has an Anti- Bullying Committee which focuses on creating awareness about the implications and ill-effects of bullying. The committee also takes initiatives toinvolve students in events and discussions to sensitize them about the value of ethical and upright conduct, human rights, gender sensitivity, self-esteem, empathy, interpersonal communication, coping with stress and emotions, dealing with anger, and resisting peer pressure. These are done through role plays, street theatre (nukkad natak), group-discussions, debates, special assemblies, etc.
In accordance with the nationwide Swacchh Bharat Mission, the school has an efficient Swachhta Committee. The motive of the committee is to spread awareness and to arouse sensitivity towards virtues of sanitation and cleanliness.
The chief aim of the Disaster Management Committee is to prepare all the stakeholders for any natural calamity. It conducts regular mock drills to check the preparedness and reviews the action plans. The committee which comprises students from all grades and teachers also conducts workshops to spread awareness on dealing with different natural calamities.
The aim of the Prahari club is to keep students away from usage of drugs and alcohol by spreading awareness about the harmful effects of substance abuse. The Prahari Club of the school organizes various activities such as Slogan Writing, Poster Making, Role Plays, Street Plays, workshops etc. on a regular basis to create awareness amongst students and ensure a drug free environment inside the school and in its vicinity.
PRASHAST is a Disability Screening Checklist for Schools in accordance with the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (RPwD) Act, 2016, that recognizes 21 Disability Conditions and recommends various provisions for Persons with Disability. This checklist helps regular teachers and special educators to screen children at preliminary levels and ensure inclusion of Children With Special Needs (CWSN) in the regular academic environment while taking care of their special needs.
The school’s Prashast Committee works towards identifying children with special needs so that they are certified at the earliest to address their special needs and support them.
This committee has been formed to ensure a congenial atmosphere within the school premises and mitigate any incidents of misconduct/ violence that pose a threat to the overall safety and security of students and teachers. The committee takes the necessary steps to maintain and enforce proper discipline within the campus, conducts enquiries on reports of indiscipline among students and initiates model actions against any kind of misconduct.
The Grievance Cell of the school has been formed to look into the complaints and grievances of students, parents or any staff members of the school. Anyone with a genuine grievance may approach the Committee personally or drop their complaints in the complaint/suggestion boxes. The Grievance Cell is also empowered to look into matters of harassment. The institution aims at solving the grievances of the complainant within the stipulated time.
The objective of the Grievance Cell is to develop a responsive and accountable attitude among all the stakeholders of the institution in order to maintain a harmonious and conducive environment in the school campus.
The objective of the Road Safety Club of the school is to raise awareness about road safety among students and all road users. The club organises a variety of events such as street plays, road safety campaigns, poster making activities, awareness drives and workshops etc to educate students and road users about traffic rules and regulations and other road safety tips.