Schools, colleges reopen in Assam amid COVID-19 Unlock 4 guidelines
Published on September 21, 2020 | News Source: Rinku Sharma | Photos: Reba Bora
Guwahati, Sep 21: Schools and colleges reopened today in Assam amid COVID-19 Unlock 4 guidelines.
According to an order issued by the Centre, the educational institutes would require the consent of the parents of students to attend schools amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Students can attend schools on a voluntary basis.
The state government has allowed students of Class 9 to 12 to visit schools from today. According to an order, for students of Classes 9 and 12 classes would be conducted on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday while for students of Classes 10 and 11 classes would be conducted on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday.
At Angelika H.S. School, Ulubari, students were seen maintaining social distancing as they attended their classes.
Teachers of Ulubari H.S. School underwent thermal scanning before entering the classes.
Teachers and staffs sanitized their hands before entering schools.
Students of Ulubari H.S. School underwent thermal scanning before entering classes.
The TC Girls's School was cleaned properly for the classes to re-open.
Earlier, the Ministry of Home Affairs in an order mentioned that "States and UTs may permit up to 50 per cent of teaching and non-teaching staff to be called to schools for online teaching and related works from September 21."
Students of B Borooah College attended their classes today.
In Assam, educational institutes remain shut due to the increase in the number of COVID-19 cases.