Rajasthan govt to upgrade 307 primary schools

: The Rajasthan government has decided to upgrade 703 government primary schools in the state to upper primary level.

Rajasthan govt to upgrade 307 primary schools Rajasthan govt to upgrade 307 primary schools
Team Careers360 | Aug 18, 2021 - 10:46 p.m. IST
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NEW DELHI: The Rajasthan government has decided to upgrade 703 government primary schools in the state to upper primary level. In a tweet from his official handle, Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Wednesday said a decision has been taken to upgrade 703 government primary schools to the upper primary level in accordance with the budgetary provisions. He said the decision will make education accessible to students, especially girls, in their immediate neighbourhood.

The Rajasthan government will be reopening schools, colleges and educational institutions from September 1. Educational institutes were closed because of lockdown in view of the second wave of the global pandemic this year.

Students who want to attend offline classes will need parental consent and none shall be forced to attend the offline classes. However the online classes will continue for students who do not wish to attend the regular classes. Morning assembly for the time being has been restricted to maintain social distancing and other covid19 protocols, the notification read. Students will only be allowed after a proper screening for Covid-19.

The schools will be opening at a 50 percent capacity, the state government has already issued SOPs for reopening schools. As per the SOP all staff members and teachers will have to be vaccinated with at least the first dose before the school reopens.

Schools are required to follow Covid19 necessary protocol which includes sanitation, compulsory masks, disinfection etc.

With inputs from PTI

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