Maharashtra Schools Reopening News Today: Maharashtra School Education Minister Varsha Gaikwad on Saturday held a meeting with senior officials of the education department, education officers to resume classes from October 4. During the meeting, the Education Minister reviewed the preparations across the state. Also Read – Positivity Rate Over 15% In 2 States: Lockdown, May Need Strict Containment Measures read the description
During the meeting, the state officials gave such suggestions which would prove helpful to the administration in the smooth conduct of physical classes. Officials said that the State Council of Educational Research Maharashtra will prepare an action plan and help the grassroot level officials to overcome any practical hurdles for resumption of physical classes. Also read- Britain responds to India’s reciprocal restrictions, says will make travel as easy as possible for Indians
Education Minister Varsha Gaikwad shared the information in a series of tweets on Twitter. In the tweet, the education minister has directed state officials to personally visit schools and monitor the reopening of schools. Also read- Maharashtra Lockdown: BMC issues new guidelines, limiting the number of visitors at places of worship to 50%. details here
“For smooth transition to physical classes, effective coordination has to be maintained with the health department, local administration. We are committed to provide a conducive environment to the students, many of whom will return to class after a year and a half,” she said in a tweet.
With the reopening of schools from Monday, a meeting was held with senior officials of the education department, education officials across the state to assess the preparedness. During the meeting the officials made some welcome suggestions. These will definitely help. @msbshse@CMOMaharashtra @MahaDGIPR pic.twitter.com/PPngHJWJbF
— Prof. Varsha Eknath Gaikwad (@VarshaEGaikwad) 2 October 2021
It is to be noted that classes from 8-12 will reopen in Maharashtra from October 4. However, classes 8 to 12 will resume in rural areas while physical classes for classes 8 to 12 in urban areas will start after two days. Notably, the BMC has said that schools will be reopened in a phased manner.
On Friday, Mumbai Mayor Kishori Pednekar held a meeting with the parents of school students ahead of the reopening of schools. Earlier this week, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) issued detailed guidelines for the reopening of all schools in Mumbai.
Giving details, BMC commissioner Iqbal Singh Chahal had said that the civic body is reopening the schools for classes VIII to XII from October 4 and a decision for the rest will be taken in November.