New Delhi: Schools will open for all classes in the country's capital Delhi from November 1. The decision was taken at a meeting of the Delhi Disaster Management Authority (DDMA) today. In addition, Chhath puja will also be allowed. Chhath Puja will be held at the pre-determined place where the government conducts Chhath Puja with strict protocol. Delhi Deputy CM Manish Sisodia said that from November 1, it has been decided to open private and government schools in Delhi with certain conditions for all classes.
However, he further said that no school can force children to come. Schools will ensure that studies are offline and online. Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia said that the situation in Corona in Delhi is under control, nothing to worry about, but still need to be careful. It has been decided in the DDMA meeting that Chhath Puja will be allowed. Manish Sisodia further said that the studies will be in blended mode, i.e. both physical and online. More than 50 per cent of children will not be called at once. The school will ensure that all its staff is vaccinated against corona.
The DDMA meeting also informed about the increase in the presence of children in schools by the Director of Education, Delhi. He had agreed to open children's schools from 6 to 8. It has also been said that children will come to school only with the consent of parents after the school opens. Only 50 per cent of the students will be called to the school.