Karan Khurana, Dehradun
Schools have been closed for a long time due to the Corona epidemic. Now the state government has decided to reopen the school. According to the SOP, from August 2, students of classes 9 to 12 will go to school and from August 16, students of classes 6 to 8 will come to school. DG Education Vinay Shankar Pandey said that SOP has been issued regarding opening of school and boarding. Vinay Shankar Pandey told that the consent of the families of the children is necessary. Both online and offline mode will continue for children. Schools will be opened for 4 hours 5 days a week for classes 9 to 12 and for 3 hours 5 days a week for classes 6 to 8.
Negative RTPCR report mandatory
Vinay Shankar Pandey said that negative RTPCR report is mandatory for children going to boarding. RTPCR test is also necessary for boarding staff. From time to time, these tests will have to be conducted by the school at its level. DG Education said that sanitizers and masks are necessary, if the number of children in a school is more, then they can call the children to school in two shifts.
[Attribution to NBT]