Gujarat schools won’t reopen from Sept 21

By: Express News Service | Ahmedabad |

September 16, 2020 10:32:36 pm


The Gujarat authorities has dominated out reopening of schools for secondary lessons from September 21, in a choice taken within the “interest of students” at a state cupboard assembly on Wednesday.

The assembly, chaired by Chief Minister Vijay Rupani, determined that preserving in view the well being of the scholars, it could not be advisable for schools to reopen for college students from Class 9 to 12.

Talking to the media after the cupboard assembly, Education Minister Bhupendrasinh Chudasama stated the choice was taken within the “interest of the students”, contemplating the Covid scenario within the state.

“Secondary school students will not be required to go to school even after September 21 for study guidance,” stated Chudasama. To stop college students from getting contaminated, residence studying and on-line training supplied by the state authorities will proceed, the minister added.

The Central Government had issued pointers to all of the states to permit college students to attend schools for research steering from September 21 on a voluntary foundation.

“According to the Central Government notification, students from Class 9 to 12 are allowed to go to school for study purposes with the written consent of the parents… The state government will have to decide on the implementation of the SOP issued by the Centre, taking into account the Covid situation in the state,” he added.

Earlier, throughout a collection of deliberations with the state authorities, training consultants advisable that whereas pre-primary shouldn’t begin in any respect this tutorial session, schools shouldn’t resume earlier than November.

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