Punjab Authorities has determined to reopen faculties, nonetheless the date of reopening will probably be introduced after the Commonplace Working Process (SOPs) obtain approval from the State Well being Division, stated Punjab Schooling Minister Vijay Inder Singla on Wednesday. Faculties in Punjab are shut since March this yr in view of the COVID-19 pandemic. Nevertheless, on-line courses are being performed.
“Punjab authorities has determined to reopen faculties. SOPs for the reopening have been made and despatched for approval of the Well being Division. We are going to announce the date of reopening as soon as the SOPs get permitted,” Singla stated whereas chatting with media.
“Within the first section, faculties will probably be opened for courses 9 to 12. College students should take written permission from their mother and father to attend the courses. If a pupil doesn’t need to attend bodily courses, he can proceed on-line courses from their residence. They won’t be compelled, they’ll have an possibility,” he added.
The Union Ministry of Schooling Ministry on October 5 issued tips for reopening of colleges after October 15 in the course of the Unlock 5 section.
As per the rules, faculties and training establishments can open in a graded method after October 15.
Nevertheless, the choice on whether or not to reopen academic establishments rests with States and Union Territories (UTs).
(With company inputs)