The state government announced on Saturday that classes would be held in shifts and that all necessary protocols, including social security and proper sanitation of the campus, would be followed.
The Uttar Pradesh government on Saturday announced the reopening of schools from 19 October. In the wake of the Kovid-19 pandemic, all boards and out-of-zone schools will reopen after being closed for more than six months.
As per the state government announcement, classes will be held in shifts and all necessary protocols including social security and proper sanitation of the campus have to be followed.
In the first phase, classes 9 to 12 can be started in these schools. To ensure student safety, schools should run in two short-term shifts, Deputy Chief Minister Dinesh Sharma said.
He said that students of classes 9 and 10 can come to school in the first shift, while students of classes 11 and 12 can attend classes in the second shift. Maximum 50 percent students should be called on one day and 50 percent students should be called the next day.
The government said that students would be allowed to attend classes only after obtaining written permission from their parents or guardians.
Aradhana Shukla, Additional Chief Secretary, Secondary Education, has issued an order in this regard and a Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) has already been issued on health, hygiene and necessary protocols for reopening of schools, the state government. A statement of said.
This order is available on the department’s website.
The government statement said that schools would have to make proper sanitation arrangements before reopening and this practice is mandatory.
In case of any symptoms of cold or fever in any student, teacher or other staff, they will be sent home after first aid.
All teachers, students and workers must use masks and the school management must keep a reserve mask, the statement said.
Instructions have been issued to encourage and encourage online learning. Sharma said that calling the school to those students who do not have online teaching facility should be given priority.
So far 4,33,712 covid-19 cases have been reported in Uttar Pradesh. According to news agency PTI, a total of 6,353 people have succumbed to the disease in the state.