Punjab govt reopens schools for classes 10 to 12 (Representative image)
Punjab schools to reopen physical classes from today for classes 10 to 12. Check describes here.
Last Updated:July 26, 2021, 10:02 IST
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Schools in Punjab reopen from today, July 26. As per the describeed guidelines issued by the education department, only fully vaccinated teachers and non-teaching staff will be allowed to attend the schools in person. Besides, children who require to attend physical classes will have to bring parental consent.
Meanwhile, the choice of online classes will continue. The reopening of schools in the state came later a drop in Covid-19 cases resulting in lockexecutewn relaxations. The schools are being reopened following all Covid-19 protocols and guidelines.
Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh had also stated that if the pandemic situation is under control in the coming weeks, the remaining classes will also be allowed to open from August 2.
He had also earlier allowed colleges, universities and coaching centers to reopen from July 12 for conducting practical classes as well as executeubt clearing sessions for students. The practical and offline exams will also be conducted in Punjab. Further, the state government has allowed hostels in universities and colleges to open only for those students who are appearing in these examinations.
Madhya Pradesh is also set to reopen schools from today, July 26. The government has issued SOPs for reopening schools of Classes 11 and 12 with 50 per cent attendance, an official said on Saturday. Classes 9 and 10 will also resume once a week from August 5 while classes 11 and 12 will be held twice a week.
The Rajasthan government has also decided to reopen schools in the state on August 2. A committee has been formed to decide on school reopening guidelines and SOPs. The state is, however, yet to decide that the schools will reopen for which classes.
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