Preparations are underway to reopen schools and colleges that have been closed for a long time due to the Corona epidemic. With the weakening of the second wave of Corona, the possible third wave has again worried the state governments. Despite this, many states have reopened schools and colleges and many states are still considering this. After the steady decline in new cases, many states including Maharashtra and Gujarat have decided to open schools from Thursday. However, during this time it has been instructed to strictly follow the rules related to corona, in which wearing a mask and following physical distance is most important.
Let us know in which states schools and colleges are opening
Maharashtra (school reopen in Maharashtra)
The Maharashtra government is taking a lot of steps in the matter of opening schools in the state. The Maharashtra government has today reopened schools for students of classes 8th-12th in areas where there are no coronavirus cases. The decision has been taken by the state government after discussions with parents regarding the formulation of Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) for schools, taking permission from village panchayats, and sending children to school.
Madhya Pradesh (school reopen in MP)
Schools will open from July 26 in Madhya Pradesh, which is recovering from the situation of Corona. While announcing the Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan said that now the education of classes 11th and 12th will be started, that too with 50 percent capacity. Will take a decision regarding starting other classes in August. There is a possibility of a third wave of corona but at present, the situation in the state is under control. The Chief Minister said that if the situation remains under control, class 9th-10th and then middle and primary classes will be started from August 15 in a sequential manner.
Gujarat (school reopen in Maharashtra)
Class 12 schools, colleges, and technical institutions have reopened in Gujarat with 50 percent attendance from Thursday. During this, protocols related to coronavirus (covid-19) like wearing of masks, strict adherence to social distance, etc. are included. However, physical presence is not mandatory and if students are asked to appear in person then the authorities of schools, colleges, and technical institutions will have to take permission of the parents.
Haryana (school reopen in Maharashtra)
It has been decided to open all the schools in Haryana from July 16 for classes 9 to 12 and from July 23 for classes 6 to 8. While schools for classes 6 to 8 will reopen from July 23. Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar has told that the educational institutions will have to strictly follow the protocol of Corona during this period.
Puducherry (school reopens in Puducherry)Puducherry Chief Minister N Rangasamy has directed to resume classes from IX to XII from July 16. At the same time, the opposition has demanded a reconsideration of the decision to reopen the schools, opposing the government's decision. The Chief Minister had recently announced that schools would be opened soon in view of the decline in the number of new cases of coronavirus.
Bihar (school reopen in Bihar)
State educational institutions have opened in Bihar on 12 July 2021. During this period, 11th and 12th schools, all degree colleges, all government and private universities and technical institutes in the state have been opened with 50 percent attendance of some student numbers.
Uttar Pradesh (school reopen in UP)
The Uttar Pradesh government has reopened primary and upper primary schools for teachers and staff. At the same time, students are still not allowed to come to school till further orders. At present, only online classes are going on in the state.