Pre-primary classes to resume in all Punjab schools from 1 February onwards, after a gap of 10 months

Pre-primary classes to resume in all Punjab schools from 1 February onwards, after a gap of 10 months

Chandigarh: Punjab school education minister Vijay Inder Singla said on Friday that after the conditional approval of the state government, pre-primary classes in all government, aided and private schools would resume from February 1.

The Punjab School Education Department on Wednesday announced the resumption of primary classes in all schools from January 27.

Students of classes 3 and 4 will be allowed to attend school from January 27, while students in classes 1 and 2 will return to their classes from February 1.

Earlier this month, the state government reopened schools for classes 5 to 12.

All schools in the state will be fully functional for the first time after the closure of the institutions in the wake of the coronovirus epidemic.

The cabinet minister claimed that the parents strongly supported the decision of the Punjab government led by Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on the reopening of schools, he issued government-issued Kovid-19 security guidelines to education department officials and school management Directed to follow strictly. .

The minister said that schools would work from 10 am to 3 pm after a gap of about 10 months due to the epidemic.

He said that detailed safety guidelines have been sent to schools for strict compliance.

Singla said that since the students in the pre-primary classes are children, the department officials and management have been directed to be more attentive to them to ensure their safety.

In an official statement here, he said that the schools have been asked to prepare special meetings keeping in mind the social security norms apart from following other safety measures including masks and handwash at regular intervals.

Singla said that classes 3 to 12 have been reopened in a phased manner and teams are regularly visited in all schools to ensure that safety norms and guidelines are followed. Used to be.

He said that he has been asked to sensitize the school principals and other officials about the epidemic.

Singla said that principals and school teachers have also been directed to reach parents through various means of communication, including public address systems to make them aware of security norms.

He said that the department officials, heads of schools and teachers have worked hard during the last ten months to reach the students for their education through online mediums.

He said that despite many obstacles, he was successful in his mission which saved precious time for the students and now the final revision will be done in the classrooms.


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