Bhopal: The Shivraj Singh Chouhan-led Madhya Pradesh government on Tuesday allowed reopening of schools in the state from September 20, according to a report in Times Now. The School Education Department has announced in an order that classes 1 to 5 can start at 50 percent capacity. The order further states that classes 8, 10 and 12 can be resumed for offline teaching at 100% capacity. Also Read – RT-PCR Report Not Required For Transit Passengers At Kolkata Airport latest guidelines here
Students should note that schools will reopen following all COVID-19 safety protocols. Even though a clear announcement has been made to resume these classes, there is no clarity on the rest of the classes. Also Read – Gujarat Lockdown: State Extends Night Curfew In 8 Cities Till September 25 full guidelines here
For the convenience of the students, we have mentioned the direct link through which candidates can check the orders. Also read- News of school opening: Normal classes will remain suspended in this state till September 21. details here
Due to the decline in COVID cases, the Madhya Pradesh government has allowed residential schools in the state to function as well. These schools have also been allowed to reopen from September 20 and SOPs have to be made to ensure that everyone stays safe.
It is important to note that even though schools in Madhya Pradesh will reopen for offline teaching, attendance has not been made mandatory. Online classes will continue and no one will be forced to come to the campus.
It has also been told in the official order that the consent of the District Disaster Management Committee will have to be taken on the proposal to open a school/hostel/residential school operating under the district.