Schools to reopen in Madhya Pradesh & Jharkhand today
With the opening of the school, classes will be conducted in primary schools with 50% capacity. The written consent of parents will be mandatory in schools. Meanwhile, the third phase of the covid Vaccination Maha Abhiyan is going on full swing in the state. A target has been set to finish the first dose of vaccine to every eligible person in the state by September 26th.
All government and private schools above class 6 will open from today in Jharkhand. Earlier the state government had given permission to open schools and colleges for students from classes 9 to 12. AIR correspondent reports that all government, private and government-aided schools in Jharkhand above class 6th have been given permission by the State Government to conduct offline classes from today onwards.
Students of class 6 and above shall now attend offline classes in the school premises after permission was issued by the State Disaster Management Authority in a recent meeting. With just 56 active COVID-19 cases undergoing treatment in the state, permission to open all schools above class 6 was given by the State Government. At present, the government has allowed schools to conduct classes daily for only four hours in a day. Schools have been asked to follow COVID guidelines while vaccination of all school staff has been made mandatory. Meanwhile school education till class 5 will be conducted only in online mode.