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Delhi Schools for Classes 6 to 8 likely to reopen after Diwali

Delhi Schools for classes 6 to 8 are likely to reopen for offline lectures after Diwali. As per a new recommendation by DDMA, offline classes can begin for these students at 50% capacity but a final decision has not been announced yet.

KEY HIGHLIGHTS

  • Delhi Schools for classes 6 to 8 are likely to reopen for offline lectures after Diwali.
  • DDMA has recommended that offline classes can resume for these students as no cases of increased COVID-19 transmission have been reported.
  • A final decision on reopening would be taken after Diwali and if it is affirmative, classes would resume at 50% capacity.

Delhi Schools for Classes 6 to 8 are likely to reopen and resume offline classes after Diwali and festive season end. As per recent updates, Delhi Disaster Management Authority, DDMA has recommended that schools can reopen for these classes at 50% capacity. However, a final decision would be taken only after Diwali.  

Delhi Schools for Classes 6 to 8 would reopen now, after March 2020. Since the beginning of the pandemic, schools have remained shut for the safety of students and stakeholders. However, with schools reopening for classes 9 to 12, a certain population has raised demands to resume offline lectures for students of classes 6 to 8 as well.  

Taking all that into consideration and especially that there have been no instances of increased COVID-19 transmission, DDMA has recommended for this reopening.  

Delhi Schools for classes 6 to 8 reopening 

Reopening dateLikely after Diwali
Capacity allowed50%

Students and stakeholders must note that a final decision will be announced only after Diwali. If it comes out affirmative, the reopening date would also be updated here.  

In the DDMA meeting held, the panel discussed on how the attendance of senior classes had increased eventually. It was reported that about 95% staff of schools has been vaccinated and even upto 80% students of senior classes have been attending offline classes. The meeting was chaired by Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal.  

Delhi Schools for classes 6 to 8 might reopen soon but attendance will not be made mandatory as of now. Even though a decision has not been announced, it has been reported that if the reopening commences, a blended mode of teaching and learning would take place.  

Meanwhile, schools have been asked to resume transport facility as well for students. The vehicles must carry students only up to 50% of its seating capacity.  

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