Ahead of schools reopening for classes 1 to 8 almost after 600 days, Tamil Nadu CM M K Stalin distributed books among the students in Chennai on November 1. A government corporation school was also inspected by the chief minister in the Guindy area of the city. Furthermore, the students were welcomed by distribution of books and… read-more
In the latest circular, the directorate of education (DoE) has issued an order for all private schools to not allow any teachers and school staff to come to the school if they aren't fully vaccinated. The circular also prescribed the deadline for vaccination that is October 15, after that teachers' ''absence may be treated as on leave''. Notably, the same rule is also mandatory in government schools.
Jammu and Kashmir government has permitted higher education institutes to resume offline classes if the staff and children have completed both doses of vaccination. Due to the second wave institutes were closed for almost four months. A meeting headed by Chief Secretary AK Mehta instructed that schools and coaching centers would remain closed for "onsite or in-person teaching till further orders."
Courtesy: The Indian Express
Following the previous decision to reopen the schools of Karnataka on August 2, the CM Basavaraj Bommai stated that “When I return from Delhi, I will discuss the issue with schools associations.” D Shashi Kumar, secretary of the Association of Primary and Secondary Schools of Karnataka announced that there is an urgent need for the reopening of schools, however, the school committee is waiting for the CM’s decision.
The Nashik Municipal Corporation has denied opening of schools in the city although the city guardian minister had advised the civic body to think it through. Also, he said that he would have a word with Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray regarding the decision. The State Government had allowed the schools to reopen from Class 8th to Class 12th in places that were covid free for a month.