Delhi School Reopening Latest Update: After the decision to open schools in many states including UP, Bihar, Rajasthan, Gujarat, Haryana, the Delhi government has announced the reopening of schools from September 01. Today, on 27 August 2021, after the meeting of the Delhi Disaster Management Authority (DDMA) and the Expert Committee, a decision has been taken to open schools in the state.
Deputy CM Manish Sisodia gave this important information
It has been decided to reopen schools, colleges, coaching centers in Delhi, in a phased manner.— Manish Sisodia (@msisodia) August 27, 2021
From 1st Sept, classes for 9-12 in all schools, all coaching classes as well as all colleges will be permitted to resume.
Delhi Deputy Chief Minister and State Education Minister Manish Sisodia say that at present, senior students i.e. students of classes 9 to 12 can come to school for offline classes. He also said that students should come to the school with the permission of their parents and no school will put pressure on the students. According to the Deputy CM, a survey by the Delhi government found that nearly 70 percent of the parents are in favour of reopening the school.
Decision taken after meeting of DDMA and Expert Committee
Keeping in view the Kovid-19 infected cases in the state, the Delhi Disaster Management Authority along with the Expert Committee has taken a decision regarding the reopening of schools.
Schools will be opened in this order
The Expert Committee constituted by DDMA had suggested that schools in Delhi should be opened in a phased manner. The committee had suggested that, first of all, offline classes for senior students i.e. higher classes should be started. After this, schools should be reopened for the students of small classes. After a review of COVID-19 infected cases, primary students should be called to the school.
CM Arvind Kejriwal said this thing
At present, students of classes 9 to 12 will be called to the school at 50% capacity from the first week of September. However, before this, CM Arvind Kejriwal has not given any reaction on this. He had said in a statement that, “There have been mixed experiences from other states. We are still monitoring the situation. We do not want to take any kind of risk with the children. We want the school to go to school as soon as possible. Open soon, whenever its decision is taken, we will tell. The decision will be taken keeping in mind the report given by the committee.”