Delhi Government has issued Standard Operating Procedure, SOP for reopening of schools, colleges and other educational institutions. These institutions will be reopened in a phased manner from the 1st of next month.
Delhi Disaster Management Authority has directed that classes to function at 50 per cent capacity to maintain social distancing. It is mandatory to ensure availability of quarantine room in the school and institutes’ premises for emergency use. Students, teachers and employees living in containment zones will not be allowed to come. It has also been directed to follow staggered timings to avoid crowding in the classrooms, lunch breaks and at the main entrance and exit gates.
In the morning and evening shifts, there will be a gap of at least one hour between the two shifts. Children have been asked not to share their food, books and other stationery items.
Heads of schools and institutes have been advised to regularly sanitize class rooms, common areas and entry gates. Thermal scanner will be mandatory at entry gates and masks will be mandatory for children, teachers and staff.