The Manipur government on Monday announced that no physical classes will be held for students of all classes in all schools.
There is an urgent need for educational institutions in India to evolve and develop suitable strategies and alternative arrangements to compensate the loss faced by the students and parents following the drawbacks in online education amid the prevailing Covid circumstances and the great divide in the society.
Physical classes for classes 9-12 will continue by strictly observing the approved SoPs.
The Rotary Club Manipur plans to install more sanitary pad vending machines at remote areas of Manipur.
Meghalaya Education Minister Lahkmen Rymbui said that schools in rural areas can also resume normal classroom activities for classes 6 to 8, except areas like Khanapara and Nongpoh in Ri Bhoi and Jowai in West Jaintia Hills.
Failure to attend the duties may compel the government to take up necessary action against those who do not adhere to the order, the Home Department stated.
Rajen informed that all the government schools and colleges should have authenticated land certificate issued by the competent authority i.e. revenue department.
The partial opening of schools would be allowed from September 21.
“We want to make sure that the students are safe when the classes are resumed,” the minister stated
The government order also directed the schools not to hike admission fees for the session while collecting the same.
Education Minister Rymbui informed that the education department will convene a meeting on June 15 to discuss the Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) for reopening of educational institutions.