Frontlist | Schools to reopen in Manipur, Maharashtra, Punjab tomorrow
The schools in Maharashtra, Manipur, and Rajasthan are set to reopen from tomorrow, January 27 along with several Covid-19 safety protocols in the premises.
- Maharashtra, Punjab and Manipur schools are reopening from tomorrow.
- The schools in most states are reopening for higher classes.
The schools will reopen with several Covid-19 safety guidelines.
Several states such as Maharashtra, Manipur, and Rajasthan are planning to reopen their schools from tomorrow, January 27, in a phased manner. The schools in these states will be reopened with several Covid-19 safety measures in place.
The schools in these states are reopening in a phased manner only for the senior classes. Most states have reopened the schools for students of classes 10 and 12 only, in view of the dates of the upcoming board exams for these students.
The Central Board of Secondary Education has stated that the CBSE board exams 2021 will be conducted for classes 10 and 12 from May 4. Similarly, other state boards have also decided to conduct their board exams in the month of May.
There are many states who have still not decided on a final date to reopen the schools in their areas. States such as Delhi, Gujarat, Rajasthan, Karnataka, Bihar, Odisha, etc have already reopened the schools for higher classes.
Schools reopening in Maharashtra, Manipur and Punjab
The schools in these three states are set to reopen from tomorrow, January 27. The government of Maharashtra will be reopening the schools in Thane and rural areas for all the higher classes from tomorrow after being shut down for 10 months.
The schools in Maharashtra have reopened in all the other regions for students of classes 5 to 8, with several Covid-19 safety guidelines in place. The Punjab government has plans to reopen the schools for students of classes 3 and 4 from tomorrow.
The timings for the schools will remain the same as before for these classes and students will have to submit a consent form signed by their parents before attending the classes. The schools for classes 1 and 2 are set to reopen from February 1.
Manipur government has decided to reopen the schools and colleges in the state from tomorrow, though the physical classes will only resume for students of classes 9 to 12. All schools will have to follow the Covid-19 safety guidelines issued by the state government.
Source: India Today