JNVs to reopen with 50% capacity for Classes 9-12 from August 31

Navodaya Vidyalaya Samiti has decided to reopen JNVs in phased manner with upto 50% capacity for classes 9 to 12 from August 31.

JNVs to reopen with 50% capacity for Classes 9-12 from August 31 JNVs to reopen for Classes 9 to 12 with 50% capacity
Press Trust of India | Aug 27, 2021 - 8:33 p.m. IST
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NEW DELHI: Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalayas (JNVs) will reopen with upto 50 per cent capacity for classes 9-12 from August 31, officials said on Friday.

JNVs are fully residential, co-educational schools affiliated to the CBSE. Navodaya Vidyalaya Samiti, an autonomous organisation under the Ministry of Education, manages these schools. "Navodaya Vidyalaya Samiti has decided to re-open the JNVs upto 50 per cent capacity, in a phased manner for classes 9 to 12, as per the notification of states and UTs which have permitted re-opening of schools by following approved SOP for opening schools.

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From August 31, students will be permitted to attend the classes and stay in the hostel, only with parents' consent," a Ministry of Education (MoE) official said. "Provision of online education will also continue. Arrangement is also in place for providing support to ensure mental and physical health and well-being of students through proper counselling," the official added.

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