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Manipur: Schools, colleges from Class 9 to re-open on Jan 27 Manipur
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Manipur: Schools, colleges from Class 9 to re-open on Jan 27

India Blooms News Service | @indiablooms | 21 Jan 2021, 01:16 pm

Guwahati/IBNS: The schools and colleges in Manipur from Class 9 and above standards will be reopened on Jan 27.

Manipur Education Minister S. Rajen Singh said that classes from Class 9 and above standards will be resumed on Jan 27.

He said that, online classes were conducted before and the decision for resumption of classes was taken during the Manipur Cabinet meeting

He said that with the view to supplement the deficit classes due to the Covid-19 pandemic the education department has arranged to resume classes with strict SOPs. This decision has been taken with reference to Board and Higher Secondary Council exams.

Rajen also said that the willing students to attend classes will be Covid-19 tested prior to their attendance.

Only Covid-19 negative students will be allowed to attend classes. Consent Certificate from the respective guardians, parents have also to be produced.

He maintained that classes may be conducted in shifts depending on the prevailing circumstances of the respective schools and colleges.

"Regular visits and inspections will also be conducted. This time classes will be a bit special unlike before," the Manipur Education Minister said.

Proper instructions have also been given to concerned officials of the education department. Required medical kits like hand sanitiser, face mask, washing soaps and detergents etc. will also be provided for the students, teaching and non-teaching staff.

He said that circle in charges have been instructed to be ready and follow the necessary instruction and guidelines of the government.

Minister Rajen appealed to the teachers, guardians, students and other civil organisations to cooperate with the decision of the government on the opening of educational institutions in the state.