The Municipal Corporation of Delhi suspended a teacher of its school on Friday hours after she allegedly hit a class 5 student with scissors and threw her off the first floor of the building.
A senior MCD official said further investigation is being conducted by the department and the child has been referred to the Safdarjung Hospital for further treatment.
A huge crowd gathered at the school following the incident that took place at the Prathmik Vidyalaya in central Delhi's Model Basti area, police said.
The police reached the spot and brought the situation under control, they said.
The student was hit with scissors and flung from the first floor of the school building by her teacher who has subsequently been detained, the police said.
The injured girl is undergoing treatment at the Hindu Rao hospital, the biggest hospital under the MCD in north Delhi area.
"The student has been admitted to the Hindu Rao Hospital. All necessary tests including CT scan has been done. The child is safe and stable and is responding well.
"The teacher has been detained by the police. The MCD has also suspended her with immediate effect. Further investigation is being conducted by the department," a senior MCD official told PTI.
The class teacher has been identified as Geeta Deshwal, police said.
In a statement, the MCD said all the tests and scan reports of the girl are "normal, and the child is safe, stable and responding well".
"The child has been referred to the Safdarjung Hospital for further management. MCD will bear all expenditure on the treatment of the child," it said.
"The teacher, Geeta Rani (appointed in 2019) has been detained by the police. MCD has also suspended the teacher with immediate effect. Further investigation in the matter is being done and a departmental inquiry will be conducted expeditiously," the civic body said.