Mumbai: Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray on Friday ordered to start classes V to VIII in schools in the state from January 27. Guidelines in this regard will be issued soon, said the Minister of School Education Pvt. Varsha Gaikwad explained.
The ‘Vision 2025’ of the school education department was presented in a meeting chaired by the Chief Minister. The department had submitted a proposal to the Chief Minister to start the school from January 27. The Chief Minister told the meeting that it was being approved. After the meeting, Varsha Gaikwad said that the consent of the parents will be sought while starting this class. All teachers will be tested for RTPCR as a precaution against infection. Classes IX to XII have already been started. Classes V to VIII will now be started by strictly implementing all the guidelines regarding Corona.
Avoid schools in Mumbai till further orders
Mumbai: Even though the prevalence of corona is under control in Mumbai Municipal Corporation area, considering the situation in other countries and states, all schools and educational institutions in Mumbai Municipal Corporation area should be kept closed till further orders, Municipal Commissioner Iqbal Singh Chahal said. A circular has been issued by the Mumbai Municipal Education Department in this regard.
The education department of the municipality had sent a proposal to the commissioner to start the school from January 18. According to this, classes IX to XII were likely to start in Mumbai. However, the decision to close the school has already been upheld till further orders. There is talk of postponing the decision to start a school for the vaccination campaign. Some schools were being considered for use as vaccination centers. However, no such decision has been taken yet, informed Municipal Education Officer Mahesh Palkar. At least 9th to 12th classes should have been started, said Prashant Reddys, Secretary, Mumbai Headmasters’ Association.
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