The Maharashtra authorities will take a call by January 20 about reopening faculties with 50 per cent capability, the state greater and technical schooling minister, Uday Samant mentioned on Saturday. He made the assertion throughout a gathering with school principals and different stakeholders.
“My ministry is mulling over reopening faculties with 50 per cent capability as a primary step. I’ll talk about the problem with the chief minister and different stakeholders in order that an official announcement could be made by January 20,” Samant mentioned.
The ministry has initiated a evaluation of the present standing of faculties, availability of scholars, non-teaching employees and hostels, he mentioned.
The minister additionally assured of initiating the recruitment process for a number of vacant posts of instructing employees at state-run and state-aided faculties.
Colleges and faculties have remained shut since March, 2020 in gentle of the COVID-19 pandemic. Some colleges and junior faculties had been reopened for Lessons 9 to 12 in components of the state earlier this month.
In the meantime, Samant mentioned a 12-member committee has been arrange underneath the chairmanship of famous musician Hridaynath Mangeshkar to draft a proposal for an international-standard music school in Mumbai.
(With PTI Inputs)