The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) on Wednesday, September 30, 2020 issued new guidelines for reopening of schools, colleges and educational institutions after October 15. The MHA stated, “For re-opening of schools and coaching institutions, State/ UT Governments have been given the flexibility to take a decision after 15th October 2020, in a graded manner.
Acting on the centre’s guidelines, some of the states have partially reopened schools for classes IX to XII on a trial basis from September 21, 2020. As students return to school after a gap of almost seven months, staggered timings, regular sanitisation, and compulsory masks will be followed.
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The Karnataka government would seek a report from a panel of experts, including doctors regarding reopening of schools and colleges in the state, Health Minister B Sriramulu said on Tuesday, October 6, 2020. All educational institutions have remained shut since March last week due to Covid-19.
The Haryana government is contemplating reopening schools for classes 6 to 9 to enable the students to take guidance from the teachers, in line with the Centre’s decision allowing graded resumption of schools from October 15. If everything goes as per plans, the students of these classes can consult their teachers from October 15 onwards
School education minister KA Sengottaiyan told reporters on October 6, 2020, “This is not the time to reopen schools. Students’ lives are more important”. He was interacting with the media on the sidelines of a meeting with district chief educational officers (CEOs) in the state capital. He further said that a decision on the date of reopening will be made shortly.
Maharashtra Higher and Technical Education Minister Uday Samant on Tuesday, October 6, 2020, said that due to the coronavirus pandemic, the situation in the state is not appropriate to allow physical classes in schools and colleges. Samant recently held a review meeting with officials of the Savitribai Phule Pune University.
The Associated Managements of Primary and Secondary Schools wrote to the Karnataka state government on Monday, October 6, asking it to allow the reopening of schools for students in classes 9 to 12. The letter, addressed to Karnataka Education Minister S Suresh Kumar, also included suggestions on measures schools can take to ensure students and faculty safety.
The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) on Wednesday, September 30, 2020 issued new guidelines for reopening of schools, colleges and educational institutions after October 15. The Ministry of Education headed by Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ has issued a detailed guideline for the reopening of schools.