Delhi Govt To Review School Reopening Experiences Of Other States: Kejriwal


The states which have partially reopened colleges this month embrace Gujarat, Maharashtra, Uttar Pradesh, Haryana, Madhya Pradesh and Bihar.

The Delhi authorities will evaluate the expertise of different states the place colleges are reopening after which take a choice on colleges within the nationwide capital, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal stated on Friday. The chief minister, nonetheless, reiterated the Delhi authorities’s stand that the best scenario for reopening colleges can be after vaccination is full.

“The ideal situation would be to open schools after vaccination. We will see for some days the experiences of other states where schools are opening and then decide. Parents are still worried about their child’s safety,” he advised reporters on the sidelines of an occasion in Timarpur. The chief minister had final week stated there aren’t any plans to reopen colleges until the vaccination course of is over, citing issues over a attainable third wave of COVID-19.

The states which have partially reopened colleges this month embrace Gujarat, Maharashtra, Uttar Pradesh, Haryana, Madhya Pradesh and Bihar. Rajasthan, Himachal Pradesh and Andhra Pradesh have introduced reopening of colleges within the first week of August. Schools within the nationwide capital had been ordered shut final yr in March forward of a nationwide lockdown to include the unfold of the coronavirus.

While a number of states began partial reopening of colleges in October final yr, the Delhi authorities allowed bodily lessons just for 9-12 grades in January this yr, which had been once more suspended following the exponential rise in COVID-19 instances. The Delhi authorities, nonetheless, allowed auditoriums and meeting halls in colleges for use for coaching and assembly functions, however bodily educating and studying stays suspended. 

Asked about vaccine scarcity, the chief minister stated, ”We are nonetheless going through vaccine scarcity. Central authorities ought to determine improve vaccine availability shortly.” 

(PTI)




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