In Madhya Pradesh, all government and private schools from class 1 to 5 will reopen today. AIR correspondent reports that after about 18 months, on September 20th, for the first time, children of classes 1st to 5th will find their way to school. Sanitization work is being done along with the cleanliness of the schools before they begin.
With the opening of the school, classes will be conducted in primary schools with 50% capacity. The written consent of parents will be mandatory in schools. Meanwhile, the third phase of the covid Vaccination Maha Abhiyan is going on full swing in the state. A target has been set to finish the first dose of vaccine to every eligible person in the state by September 26th.
All government and private schools above class 6 will open from today in Jharkhand. Earlier the state government had given permission to open schools and colleges for students from classes 9 to 12. AIR correspondent reports that all government, private and government-aided schools in Jharkhand above class 6th have been given permission by the State Government to conduct offline classes from today onwards.
Students of class 6 and above shall now attend offline classes in the school premises after permission was issued by the State Disaster Management Authority in a recent meeting. With just 56 active COVID-19 cases undergoing treatment in the state, permission to open all schools above class 6 was given by the State Government. At present, the government has allowed schools to conduct classes daily for only four hours in a day. Schools have been asked to follow COVID guidelines while vaccination of all school staff has been made mandatory. Meanwhile school education till class 5 will be conducted only in online mode.