Delhi schools to reopen from Monday for classes 10 and 12 students, attendance to remain optional
New Delhi: The Delhi government on Wednesday allowed the reopening of schools for class 10 and 12 students in the national capital from Monday.
The decision was taken in view of the upcoming CBSE board examinations which will begin from May 4.
Delhi Education Minister Manish Sisodia said in a tweet that permission has been given to the schools to conduct practicals, projects, counselling for the students from Jan 18.
He said students will not be forced to come to schools.
He said students can be asked to come to schools after their parents give them permission.
दिल्ली में CBSE बोर्ड परीक्षाओं व प्रैक्टिकल के मद्देनज़र 10वीं और 12 वीं क्लास के लिए 18 जनवरी से प्रैक्टिकल, प्रोजेक्ट, काउंसिलिंग आदि के लिए स्कूल खोलने की अनुमति दी जा रही है. अभिभावकों की सहमति से ही बच्चों को बुलाया जा सकेगा. बच्चों को आने के लिए बाध्य नहीं किया जाएगा.— Manish Sisodia (@msisodia) January 13, 2021
Schools and other educational institutes have remained shut in most part of the country due to COVID-19.