Haryana will resume teaching in schools in July and in colleges and universities by August. According to reports the state Education Minister, Kanwar Pal made the announcement regarding the decision to resume teaching in educational institutes.
“Schools to reopen July in a phased manner. Starting with class 10 and 12, followed by classes 6-9 and then classes 1-5. For social distancing, the schools will function at a 50 percent strength. In a class of 30 students, 15 will come in the morning and 15 will come in the evening or alternate days,” said Pal in a report by news agency ANI.
He also said that they will be conducting a demo first before implementing the step.
“We will be conducting a demo in 4-5 schools to prepare the plan better,” said Pal in the report.
India is lifting its lockdown in a phased manner and at present the first phase of ‘unlock’ is ongoing. According to the guidelines by the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA), all religious places will be thrown open in non-containment zones from June 8. Hotels, restaurants, and other hospitality services and even shopping malls are allow to reopen in the non-containment zones.
Whereas schools, colleges, educational training institutes will open in phase 2. The guidelines say that this will be done only after consulting state governments and UT administrations, which in turn may hold further consultation with parents, before taking a decision.
Haryana board has also announced that the pending exams of class 12 will take place from July 1-15. The Board of School Education Haryana (BSEH) also said that results for class 10 will be declare on June 8 but only for four subjects. The results will be available online on their official website bseh.org.in.