DELHI SCHOOLS TO REOPEN FROM NOVEMBER 1: IS ATTENDANCE COMPULSORY?

Delhi Deputy Chief Minister, Manish Sisodia, reported on Wednesday, 27 November, that all schools in Delhi will be permitted to resume from 1 November. The choice came following the gathering of the Delhi Disaster Management Authority.

 

Schools in Delhi have been shut since March 2020, due to the Covid pandemic. In January this year, schools resumed for a concise period, however were shut following the beginning of the second influx of the pandemic.

 

Actual participation will be intentional and guardians won’t be compelled to send their youngsters to school as classes will be held in a half and half mode with both face to face and online classes going on at the same time. He said, “physical attendance will be voluntary and parents will not be forced to send their children to school as classes will be held in a blended mode with both physical and online classes being held simultaneously”.

 

Mr Sisodia said that close to 50 per cent of the understudies will be called to go to actual classes all at once. Schools should guarantee that 100% of their staff is immunized. The choice was taken at a gathering of the Delhi Disaster Management Authority (DDMA).

 

Students from just classes 9 to 12 were permitted in schools up until now.

 

The DDMA as of late met in Delhi to audit Delhi’s COVID-19 circumstance, in which the city wellbeing secretary recommended, among different measures, making immunization compulsory for section into shopping centres and metro trains.

 

Delhi added 41 new Covid cases recently while no single related passing was accounted for in the public capital for the fourth continuous day. The energy rate in the city is presently at 0.08 per cent.