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Schools in Pondy to reopen on Nov 8 for classes 1 to 8 | Education

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Puducherry Education Minister A Namassivayam on Wednesday introduced right here that every one authorities and privately managed colleges in the union territory and its outlying areas of Karaikal and Yanam would reopen on November 8 to conduct bodily classes for college students of grade 1 to 8.

Puducherry Education Minister A Namassivayam on Wednesday introduced right here that every one authorities and privately managed colleges in the union territory and its outlying areas of Karaikal and Yanam would reopen on November 8 to conduct bodily classes for college students of grade 1 to 8. 

The Minister advised reporters after holding discussions with officers of the Education division that with the incidence of COVID 19 instances having come down in the Union Territory, it was determined to enable in-person classes in colleges for grade one to eight college students. 

Already classes for 9 to 12 have been performed from September 1. Namassivayam mentioned all vital normal working procedures and adherence to COVID protocols can be ensured. He additionally clarified that attendance was not obligatory and fogeys’ permission to ship the kids to colleges would even be ensured. 

While colleges in city areas would operate from 9 a.m. to 1 pm, these in rural areas would operate from 9.30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Schools would work for six days — Monday to Saturday. 

The noon meal college scheme can be held in abeyance and establishments would operate for half a day solely. Free transport companies for college students can be obtainable as in the previous. Noting that 95 p.c of academics have been vaccinated, he mentioned the remaining workers would get the jabs in the following few days. 

Students of sophistication 1, 3, 5 and seven would have classes on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays whereas the scholars of grade 2, 4, 6 and 8 would have classes on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays. As attendance was not obligatory, youngsters who don’t flip up for bodily classes would have on-line classes.

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