The Government of Telangana took a decision for reopening of schools of classes 6 to 8. They took this decision via teleconference. The Chief Secretary of Telangana Somesh Kumar held a conference with all the district collectors, educational officers, scheduled casts, and development departments.
The District welfare officers of backward classes, minority, and tribal welfare were also present in the teleconference.
REOPENING OF SCHOOLS FROM 1ST MARCH
The Chief Secretary suggested beginning the classes on February 24. However, the date of resuming should not cross 1st March. There are around 17 lakh students who are studying in classes 6th to 8th.
The Chief Secretary about reopening of schools said that the District level Education Monitoring Committee, DLEMC should meet and discuss about reopening of schools.
AUTHORITIES TOOK SOME MEASURES FOR REOPENING OF SCHOOLS
The Chief Secretary said that the authority has to take care of the safety of students. They have to take care of all the special measures during the reopening of the school.
STUDENTS WERE PROMOTED INTO THE NEXT CLASS
Students of class 9th and above went to school on 1st February after 11 months. All the educational institutions were shut down in March 2020 due to a nationwide lockdown. So, the school authorities did not conduct exams of class 1 to 11 students and promoted students into the next class.
THE AUTHORITIES RESPONDED POSITIVELY FOR REOPENING OF SCHOOLS
However, the school authorities began online classes from 1st September. After request from parents, authorities decided against reopening of school. Consequently, they began physical classes of class 9 and above. Many other states are planning to reopen schools of junior class students. Uttar Pradesh is planning to reopen schools for classes 1 to 8 also.
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