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Delhi Schools To Reopen From Next Month; Read Complete Guidelines Here

As per the Sops, the quarantine centres will be established at all schools and colleges for emergency use. School authorities will have to maintain the 50 per cent capacity of students.

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Keeping an eye on the improving COVID-19 situation in the National Capital, the Delhi Government, on Monday, has said that schools will be reopened in a phased manner from next month. 

After the meeting with Delhi Disaster Management Authority (DDMA), on Friday, the Delhi government took the decision of reopening schools   

Meanwhile, the Delhi government has circulated Standard Operating Procedure (SOPs) for reopening of schools and colleges from September:  

1. As per the Sops, the quarantine centres will be established at all schools and colleges for emergency use. School authorities will have to maintain the 50 per cent capacity of students.

2. Classes 9 to 12 will reopen from September 1.

3. According to the SOPs, schools have to make up timetables as per the occupancy limit of classrooms and they have to follow all the COVID-19 guidelines.

4. Schools and colleges will have to obey all  Coronavirus rules and regulations. 

5. Schools will have staggered lunch breaks to avoid overcrowding and they have to conduct lunch breaks in open areas.

6. Talking about the physical mode classes for classes 6 to 8, it will begin from September 8.

7. Meanwhile, the students and teachers who are living in COVID-19 containment zones will not be allowed to come to schools and colleges, as per the SOPs. 

8. All the routine guest visits are discouraged.

Manish Sisodia, Delhi Education Minister while addressing the press conference on Friday said, students will not be forced to visit schools at present, and the consent of parents will be mandatory. In case parents refused to send their children to school, no one will force them to visit. 


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