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  • “ Bullying on campus to get punishable act in schools Ritika Chopra, ET Bureau Nov 11, 2014, 04.00AM IST (The panel, comprising school…) NEW DELHI: The government is actively considering a proposal to make bullying on campus a punishable act in schools after an expert panel headed by the chairman of the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) flagged it as a "critical" problem in a report submitted to the Union human resource development ministry recently. There is already a no-tolerance policy toward ragging in colleges as directed by the Supreme Court.The committee also wants the government to direct all schools to form an anti-bullying committee and have a fulltime School counselor on campus.Bullying doesn't happen only in senior classes, it's also prevalent in primary sections. Punishment is not a solution. It's important to have a fulltime counselor on campus to find out why a child is bullying others," ”