Tripura State: Regular in-person Classes for Upper Primary schools and College students to begin from 4th January 2021

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Highlights on Tripura State:

The Upper Primary schools and colleges shall re-open from 4th January 2021 in Tripura State. The State Government took this decision based on the report of the review committee as the coronavirus cases have considerably decreased in the state.

Mumbai: The Tripura State Government has allowed the upper primary schools and colleges in the state to re-open for regular classes from 4th January 2021. Over the last 3 weeks, there has been a consistent fall in the COVID-19 cases in the state. Thus, the State Government took a decision to reopen the schools and colleges with strict adherence to COVID-19 norms and guidelines.

The State government has also allowed the re-opening of the hostels. Classes 9 to 12 have already begun earlier in the month of December with strict provisions of regular sanitization and cleaning of campus, including frequent cleaning of toilets.

A review meeting was held on 28th December 2020 in order to evaluate the prevailing situation of COVID-19 pandemic in the state. The state government took the decision to reopen the upper primary schools and colleges in the state on the basis of the discussion in the review meeting.

Ratan Lal Nath, State Education Minister said that the committee has decided to reopen schools from Class V to VIII and Colleges students.

The state government has also allowed the school teachers, faculty members and non-teaching staff members to resume their duties from 4th January 2021 onwards. However, students intending to attend schools and colleges from January require to provide their parents’ or guardians’ consent.

The students, teachers and staff members need to strictly follow the guidelines and COVID related SOPs. The State government has provided additional funds for regular cleaning of classrooms, toilets, and sanitization of the campus to school principals to ensure infection-free campus.

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Neha Jain

Neha Jain is a teacher and a content writer with a good understanding of Education sector in India.

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