Bhubaneswar: Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalayas (JNV) can resume for Classes 10 and 12 in the states which have allowed schools to reopen, the Ministry of Education has already announced. The ministry said it has prepared a Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) for reopening of JNVs drawing from the guidelines issued by the Ministry of Home Affairs and the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare.
Based on the guidelines of the Centre, the Ministry of Education has prepared a detailed Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) for the re-opening of Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalayas
As per an official release, all the precautionary measures like sanitization of the JNVs, arrangement for classes & stay of students in the hostel with social distancing and preparation of COVID management protocol to meet the emergency situations have been already taken care of by Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalayas.
On the basis of SOP of the Ministry of Education, every school has also prepared its own SOP based on SOP of respective State Governments and in consultation with the District Administration for effective management of COVID situation by constituting task force.
Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalayas will open for physical classes wherever State Government has allowed opening school initially for Classes X & XII. Further directions will be given shortly in respect of other classes based on the availability of accommodation and devices to students.
Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalayas were closed for summer vacation after the outburst of COVID-19 Pandemic in March-2020 after completing the term-end examinations.