In Gujarat, schools for classes 9 to 11 have been reopened with 50 percent seating capacity from today.
AIR correspondent reports that as Covid 19 cases dropped significantly, the government is gradually reopening educational institutions. It is not mandatory for students to attend these physical classes and the ongoing system of imparting education through online mode will also continue. Students who wish to attend the physical classes at school will have to submit a consent form signed by their parents. Schools have been instructed to follow all the guidelines related to Covid 19, such as wearing of masks and maintaining social distancing.
Prior to this, Schools for Class 12, colleges and technical institutions have been opened in the state. Meanwhile the state continued to report less than 50 daily cases. Only 30 cases were reported in the state in the last 24 hours.