Under Unlock-4, from September 21, schools across the country have been allowed to open partially. While many states across the country are partially opening schools, many states have decided to keep schools still closed to avoid infection of Kovid-19. According to the SOP (Standard of Procedure) issued by the Ministry of Health, it is said that from September 21, schools can be opened in schools across the country for children from class 9 to 12 and 50 percent of the staff.
It states that children from class 9 to class 12 will be allowed to come to school. However, schools falling under the Containment Zone will remain closed. Children coming to school will have to direct their teachers and get written permission from parents.
What is the position of states
From September 21, schools are allowed to be partially opened across the country. Along with this, some schools are open in states like Jammu and Kashmir, Assam and Haryana. But many states have decided to close the school completely.
Ranbir Higher Secondary School has opened in Jammu since Monday. According to the rule, children from class 9th to 12th can come to school under the direction of teachers and parents. According to the news agency ANI, the principal of the school here said that 'We have sanitized the entire school and smoked. We are making sure that the rules made by the government are fully followed.
The central school of Jammu has also been opened today. In the Kovid-19 guidelines, there is instruction for schools that they can open schools with 50 percent teaching and non-teaching staff.
Children have also returned to school in a school in Srinagar. A student here told ANI, 'Today I am very happy to come to school. Our teachers have helped us a lot. We have to be very careful.
In Assam too, many schools have opened since Monday. Here children came to attend class at Dispur College. Here a student said, 'I am very happy with the government's decision to open schools and colleges. We will try our best to follow the Kovid-19 guidelines while attending the class.
Apart from Assam, Himachal Pradesh, Meghalaya and Nagaland have also partially opened schools. Here too, according to the rule, children from 9th to 12th have been given the option to come to school as per their wish and under the direction of teachers and parents. With this, classes of children from lower classes will still be online.
At the same time, many schools were seen in Chandigarh. All the rules issued under Kovid-19 are being followed here. Care is being taken for sanitization of schools, calling small number of students and school staff, etc.
Masks and social distancing have been made mandatory in schools. The temperature of the children and staff coming to school is being checked and sanitizers are being given at different places.
Let us know that the Kejriwal government in the capital Delhi had issued guidelines on September 4 and announced the partial opening of schools, but on September 18, the government introduced revised guidelines, in which the schools are kept closed till October 5.
Apart from this, in states like Goa, Gujarat, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, there is no possibility of opening of schools till next month. Odisha has decided to keep schools closed until Durga Puja. (With input from agencies)