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Thursday, 24 January 2019

PUBG Banned in Schools of Gujarat

With having 200 million registered gamers, PlayerUnknown’s Battleground aka PUBG has become the leading online game across the globe. The game has more user than any other online streaming platforms which is quite a success for PUBG. There has been some news online of injuries inspired from PUBG as mentally and somehow physically also. Leaving you with no productivity, this game has put on a negative impression in a genuine way. The game is played in mobile, PC, PS4 and XBOX which are the fundamental and available sources in day to day life. Recently, student association from Jammu and Kashmir has asked a ban on PUBG now authorities from Gujarat Government has decided to put a ban on PUBG at primary schools.

By seeing some bad impacts of this game, circular has now been issued from Gujarat’s Primary Education Department recommended by the State Commission for the Protection of Child Rights followed by Jagruti Pandya to ban this game in schools, said Official. Authorities have also informed all District Primary Education Officer’s to implement all the necessary steps to enforce the verdict to ban on PUBG. District Primary Education Officer’s are told to inform every school authorities to work on the verdict passed by the Primary Education Department and give lessons on not to play PUBG at school, home or anywhere.

As the news of ban on PUBG because of side effects of its addiction went viral on news channel and social media, unaware parents are also now concerned about their children’s education and mental care if addicted to this game. They have been informed to look on their children so they should concentrate on their studies instead of wasting their time on PUBG. School authorities are told to spread awareness on disadvantages of playing PUBG. Following points needs to be taken care of informed by Primary Education Department recommended by the State Commission for the Protection of Child Rights;

Ø  Strictly ban PUBG (PlayerUnknown’s Battleground) in all the government as well as private schools.
Ø  Inform every school authorities to give lectures on disadvantages of playing PUBG and its addiction.
Ø  Inform every parent to take care of their children not let them have any chance of doing such a worthless activity.
Ø  Authorities regarding such issues should keep their eye on this same and take all the necessary steps if possible.

The recent survey taken by Quarts and Jana has stated that PUBG players use to spend their 8 hours a week playing this game which is quite unhealthy. The survey also found out that 24.3 per cent of gamers play more than 8 hours a week. Over 52 per cent of the players prefer to play PUBG till late night, says survey.
 Chairperson of State Commission for the Protection of Child Rights, Jagruti Pandya has reported to the National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) to issue a ban on entire state. Jagruti Pandya said, “The NCPCR had sent a letter to all the states and recommended a ban on the game. All the states are required to implement it. Looking at the negative effects of the game, we had recently sent a letter to the state government recommending a ban on the game".