A Spokesperson of State Government said here today that schools colleges and coaching institutions will remain closed for students and regular class activity upto 30th September, 2020 in areas outside the containment zone.
He said that online/distance learning shall continue to be permitted and shall be encouraged. He said that 50 percent of teaching and non teaching staff of educational institutions will be called to the school at a time for online teaching/tele-counselling and related work in area outside the cantonment zones only w.e.f 21st September, 2020 for which Stranded Operating Procedure (SOP) issued by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Director of General of Health Services on 8th September, 2020 will be followed strictly.
He said that students of classes 9th to 12th may be permitted to visit their schools in areas outside the containment zones only, on voluntary basis, for taking guidance from their teachers. This will be subject written consent of their parents/guardians and will be permitted w.e.f. 21st September, 2020 as per SOP issued by Ministry of Health and Family Welfare on 8th September, 2020.