Press Trust of India|Oct 22, 2021
School reopening live updates 2021: Know when will School reopen in India
Many states have resumed offline study for Classes 9 to 12. Know state-wise status of school reopening in India for Classes 1 to 12.
NEW DELHI: Many states have reopened schools in India for Classes 9 to 12. States like Uttar Pradesh, Delhi, Haryana, Maharashtra, Punjab have resumed physical classes. Some states still have to make a call on the reopening of schools. Alongside, the government is also prioritizing vaccination for teachers and school staff to combat the spread of Coronavirus.
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Education minister Dharmendra Pradhan has recently held a meeting to review the status of schools reopening in India. The minister conducted the meeting with senior officials of the Department of School Education and Literacy. Most of the states have resumed offline classes for senior division only. Students of Classes 1 to 5 are still waiting for the reopening of schools in many states.
All the government and private schools are now following strict COVID-19 guidelines, which include the compulsory wearing of marks, sitting of one student on one bench only, proper sanitation, and so on. Read further to know the latest news about the school reopen in India here.
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Many states including Delhi, Haryana, Punjab, Uttar Pradesh have reopened the schools with strict compliance of COVID-19 protocols. Some states are yet to make a decision on the reopening of schools. Check the latest updates on when schools will reopen in India here.
School reopening news in Delhi 2021 for Class 6 to 8
The decision on resuming offline classes for 6 to 8 will be taken in District Disaster Management Authority (DDMA) meeting soon. The government has not announced any official dates regarding the same.
The government has reopened the schools for Classes 9 to 12 from September 1, 2021.
Schools reopen in Odisha 2021 - Revised guidelines released for Schools
The schools in Odisha have been reopened for Classes 9 to 12. The schools are following all the COVID-19 precautions, however, some cases were reported in the hostels. Hence the government has issued a set of revised guidelines for schools.
- Thermal screening and sanitization are mandatory at the entry points of schools.
- Students with mild symptoms like cough, cold, or sneezing will not be allowed at schools.
- It is not mandatory to attend offline classes.
School reopening news in Telangana 2021 - Government issues SOP's
The School Education Department of Telangana has issued SOP's regarding the reopening of schools in Telangana. Check the important points of SOP's here:
- The department has instructed the private school managements do not to increase fees during the current academic year.
- Schools can not compel students to attend offline classes.
- Wearing masks, sanitizing hands are mandatory.
Over 20 students tested positive after school reopening in Tami Nadu
20 students and 10 teachers have tested positive for COVID-19 in Tamil Nadu after the state resumed physical classes for 9 to 12, according to the reports by India Today. Tamil Nadu has reopened schools on September 1, 2021.
School reopen news Tamil Nadu 2021
Tamil Nadu government will take a decision on reopening of schools for Classes 1 to 8 on September 9, 2021, according to a report by Indian Express. The classes for 9 to 12 were resumed on September 1, 2021.
Schools reopened in Karnataka 2021
Karnataka Schools have reopened for Classes 6 to 8 on September 6, 2021. The schools are allowed to conduct offline Classes only in the districts where the COVID-19 positivity rate is below 2 per cent. Schools for Classes 9 to 12 have reopened in Karnataka on August 23, 2021.
School opening date in Delhi
After the prolonged closure of Schools, the offline classes in Delhi for 9 to 12 have resumed on September 1, 2021. The Class 6 to 8 school opening date 2021 in Delhi is September 8, 2021.
Tamilnadu school opening
Schools in Tamil Nadu have resumed offline classes were resumed from September 1. The schools in Tamil Nadu have reopened for Classes 9 to 12 following all COVID-19 safety protocols and guidelines. The government has issued SOPs which allow schools to functions with 50% attendance.
Schools reopen in Assam
Assam | Schools for class 12 and colleges reopen from today in compliance with COVID-19 protocols.— ANI (@ANI) September 6, 2021
"Online classes were not much helpful. In offline mode, we can interact directly with teachers. I would ask everyone to wear masks and follow COVID protocols," says a student pic.twitter.com/9ZFAzB5Xf2
1 to 5 school opening date in Karnataka
The primary schools in Karnataka may reopen soon in the state. While interacting with the students of Karnataka Public School, the Karnataka Primary & Secondary Education Minister BC Nagesh said, "We are thinking about reopening schools for primary classes."
Bengaluru | Karnataka Primary & Secondary Education Minister BC Nagesh interacts with students of Karnataka Public School on the resumption of physical classes for students of 6th-8th standard in the state— ANI (@ANI) September 6, 2021
"We are thinking about reopening schools for primary classes," he says. pic.twitter.com/k3rOaUjrBD
School opening news in Assam 2021
Assam is all set to reopen schools in the state today. Earlier, the education department had released detailed SOP's which include compulsory wearing of marks, thermal screening, etc.
Schools reopen in Jammu and Kashmir - Official notification
Jammu & Kashmir Govt allows reopening of schools for Class 12 for vaccinated students & staff, with 50% capacity; permits DCs to allow reopening of schools for Class 10 after COVID test; also allows coaching centres for civil services/JEE/NEET to reopen with certain conditions pic.twitter.com/rtALMbMAUk— ANI (@ANI) September 5, 2021
When will schools reopen in Jammu and Kashmir 2021?
The government of Jammu and Kashmir has allowed schools to reopen for Classes 10 and 12. The schools for Class 12 will reopen for vaccinated students and staff with 50 percent of the capacity. While students of Class 10 can attend the classes after the COVID test.
When will school reopen in Karnataka for Classes 1 to 5
Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai has recently said that the government has still not considered reopening of schools for Classes 1 to 5, according to a report by the Times of India.
The schools in Karnataka have already reopened for Classes 9 to 12 on August 23, while the Classes for 6 to 8 will resume from September 6.
School reopen in UP 1 to 8, 2021
As a sharp decline in the number of COVID-19 cases is observed in Uttar Pradesh, the government has resumed physical classes in the state. The Uttar Pradesh government has reopened the schools for classes 1 to 8. The classes for 6 to 8 have been reopened from August 23 while classes 1 to 5 were resumed from September 1.
School reopen in Rajasthan latest news today
As the COVID-19 situation in the state has shown a significant improvement, the Rajasthan government has resumed the physical classes in schools for students from September 1. All the Covid-19 related protocols are being strictly followed in all the schools.
School reopen in Bihar
The schools in Bihar have reopened for the students of Classes 1 to 8 on August 16, 2021. The state has resumed physical Classes with just 50 percent capacity in the classrooms.
When will school reopen in Delhi for Class 8
The school in Delhi will reopen for Classes 8 from September 8, 2021. The schools in the state were reopened for Classes 9 to 12 on September 1, 2021. The government has earlier announced that the schools in Delhi will reopen in a phased manner.