School Reopening News: Delhi might resume offline classes from March; check updates about other states here

School Reopening Latest News: The National Progressive Schools' Conference has written to LG Anil Baijal as mentioned above requesting to prepone the opening. The schools' body has asked to reopen schools in Delhi from March 2.

By Sugandha Jha
Updated: Mon, 28 Feb 2022 08:45 AM IST
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School Reopening News: Delhi might resume offline classes from March; check updates about other states here
School Reopening News

New Delhi | Jagran Education Desk: The reopening of schools in Delhi may be preponed as the National Progressive Schools' Conference wrote to LG Anil Baijal requesting an unconditional reopening of schools from this Wednesday, March 2 itself. The request has been made stating that children from nursery to class VIII have a huge learning gap. If schools in the Capital are reopened in March itself focused efforts could be made to bridge that gap so that children are made ready for the next grade in April.

list of states UTs where will be reopening from April-March?

Delhi

As of now, schools in Delhi will be resumed in offline mode for all classes from April 1 according to the guidelines by Delhi Disaster Management Authority.  Schools will run only physical classes, and no online classes will be held as per the order. 

"DDMA withdraws all restrictions as situation improves n people facing hardships due to loss of jobs. Schools to function fully offline from 1 April. Fines for not wearing masks reduced to Rs 500. All should continue following Covid Appropriate Behaviour. Govt will keep strict watch," Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal tweeted on February 25.

However, the National Progressive Schools' Conference has written to LG Anil Baijal as mentioned above requesting to prepone the opening. The schools' body has asked to reopen schools in Delhi from March 2. 

Jharkhand

Schools in Jharkhand will reopen from March 7. The decision to allow schools across Jharkhand to reopen was taken in a meeting organized by the Jharkhand State Disaster Management Authority which was presided over by CM Hemant Soren. The Jharkhand government also permitted the opening of all shops and commercial establishments for normal hours. But the ban on activities like fairs, processions, and exhibitions will continue. Covid-appropriate behavior such as wearing masks in public places will be enforced as before.

List of states where schools have already started?

Earlier, educational institutions in Telangana were allowed to reopen from February 1. Madhya Pradesh government decided to reopen schools with 50 percent capacity for students of classes 1-12 from February 1. Haryana allowed schools for classes 10-12 to reopen from February 1 for physical classes. Rajasthan government decided to reopen its schools till class 5 from February 16 onwards. Uttar Pradesh government allowed schools for all classes to reopen from February 14. In addition, Maharashtra schools for classes 1 to 12 re-opened from January 24 with COVID-19 protocols.

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