West Bengal: 50% Staff to Attend School during Result Distributions
On July 20, lockdown was imposed for this week in Bengal, which is on Thursday and Saturday. The distribution of Madhyamik Pariksha (MP) results which was scheduled on 23rd of July (Thursday) is now changed to July 22 and 24. In the press release by West Bengal Board of Secondary Education, it was informed to all the heads of Secondary Institution of West Bengal that at least fifty per cent of teachers and other non-teaching staff will have to be present in the schools during the result distribution and for the upcoming class 11 admission procedures. The announcement read, "All stipulated precautions related to hand sanitization, use of mask and social distancing following COVID-19 precautions must be observed within the school." Relaxation is given to teachers residing in the containment zones.