After a chronic closure as a result of coronavirus pandemic, colleges in Maharashtra are set to reopen for courses 9 to 12 from November 23, college schooling minister Varsha Gaikwad mentioned on Saturday. Gaikwad made the announcement at a video convention held by Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray.
Lessons 9 to 12 ought to reopen after Diwali with all COVID-19 security protocols in place, he mentioned.
A second wave of COVID-19 pandemic was attainable trying on the state of affairs elsewhere on the planet, so the administration should be cautious, the chief minister warned.
“We must be additional cautious after Diwali. Quarantine facilities in colleges can’t be shut. The native administration can take choice concerning various locations for school rooms.
Sanitization of colleges, coronavirus exams for lecturers and different precautions are a should,” the CM mentioned.
College students who’re sick or those that have a sick member of the family at dwelling should not be despatched to varsities, Thackeray added.
Gaikwad mentioned all lecturers will bear RT-PCR coronavirus exams between November 17 and 22.
“Faculties will reopen on November 23, and college students will bear thermal checking at entry,” she mentioned.
Just one pupil will probably be seated per bench, the minister mentioned.
Additional, courses will probably be held on alternate days and science, maths and English will probably be taught whereas different topics will probably be taught on-line, Gaikwad mentioned.
(With Inputs from PTI)