In West Bengal, offline classes in schools and colleges are going to start from today after a long interval of nearly 20 months. Students of classes nine to twelve will come to schools while adhering to Covid protocols, the Education Department sources said. The Department wants to make their return to school memorable by welcoming them with flowers and pens at the entrance. Schools and colleges are preparing for that. Cleaning mission is on. The focus is on sanitization, mask, and physical distancing. There will be no compulsion regarding attendance.