Memo.No.151/A&I/2020 Dt:17/01/2021 School Education – COVID–19 - Reopening of Schools in a graded manner and Learning with Physical/Social Distancing for the academic year 2020-21 - Opening of Class VI - Certain instructions issued - Regarding.
1) G.O.Rt.No.216, School Education (Prog.II) Dept., GoAP., Dt:01.11.2020.
2) G.O.Rt.No.229, School Education (Prog.II) Dept., GoAP., Dt:23.11.2020.
3) This Office Circular No.191/A&I/2020, Dt:03/11/2020
4) Govt. Memo No.ESE01-SEDNOCSE/1324/2020-Prog.II, Dated:13-12-2020.
The attention of the Regional Joint Directors of School Education and the District Educational Officers in the State is invited to the reference 5th cited and informed that the undersigned has been accorded permission for reopening of class VI from 18th January 2021 in partial modification of the
orders issued in the G.O 2nd cited. (i.e., Class 6th, 8th & 10th on One day and Class 7th, 9th & 10th on alternative day) keeping in view of the constraints of the space in schools.
Further, schools will function for half a day (09.30 A.M to 01.30 P.M) for class 6 also till 31st January, 2021 as per the SCERT Academic Calendar.
Therefore, all the under mentioned officers are requested to ensure strict enforcement of guidelines/ Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) for all activities in the schools issued by the Union/ State Governments for strict compliance on COVID-Appropriate behavior such as, wearing of masks, keeping social distancing etc., in the schools without fail.