Government issues SOP for partial reopening of schools & institutions
Health Ministry issues SOP for partial opening of schools of class 9th to 12th standard. Students are allowed to attend school from Sept 21st on a voluntary basis for taking guidance from their teachers after taking written consent of their parents/guardians.
Apart from mandatory masks, Schools has to ensure regular sanitisation including frequently touched surfaces , respiratory etiquettes, hand washing in schools.
Teachers and students have to maintain a physical distancing of 6 feet. While, Seating arrangement has to ensure a distance of 6 feet between chairs, desks too.
In the school premises, only asymptomatic people will be allowed. While, Online and distance learning shall be encouraged. Whereas, Schools outside containment zones will only be allowed to open.
50% of the teaching and non teaching staff will be called to schools. Assemblies, sports and events, which can lead to overcrowding will be strictly prohibited. Swimming Pools & Cafeteria/mess facility will remain closed.
Similar SOPs were also issued on preventive measures to contain spread of covid-19 in skill or entrepreneurship training institutions, higher educational institutions.