On Monday, after a nearly five-month hiatus, schools in Uttar Pradesh reopened for the first time. The schools were closed in March after the Covid second wave.
Schools across Uttar Pradesh reopened for classes 9 to 12 on Monday, following COVID-19 norms, as a consequence of a decline in COVID-19 cases.
Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) is a city in the state of Uttar Pradesh. Schools across Uttar Pradesh reopened for classes 9 to 12 on Monday, following COVID-19 norms, as a consequence of a decline in COVID-19 cases.
Sixty personnel from the secondary education department have been assigned to inspect and oversee schools in 60 districts.
"Our session started but owing to lockdown, the schools were closed again," Anvita Verma, in Incharge of Lucknow City Montessori School's senior department, told ANI. We're using the Covid procedures for this. At the entrance gate, thermal scanning is used. On each floor, sanitizers have been installed. Students, teachers, and all the faculty members are all required to wear masks.”
"We also maintain the social separation in the seating arrangement," she stated," she continued. The right social distance is being observed." Any actions made to enhance physical space between people to limit or prevent the transmission of the virus are referred to as social distancing. Avoiding social gatherings like kitty parties, birthday parties, etc, restricting the number of people visiting your house, staying at home more frequently, maintaining a safe distance from other people, and meeting up with friends and family digitally rather than in person are all examples of this.
By the evening, the officials will have submitted their reports. According to the government directive, the regular restart of schools for classes 9 to 12 will be for five days a week, from Monday to Friday, regardless of the Board with which they are associated. On Saturday and Sunday, there will be no classes.
On August 2, the Uttar Pradesh government issued a directive to reopen schools in the state with a 50% attendance rate. Students have been summoned to attend school in two shifts, each with a 50% capacity.
The first shift will run from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m., while the second shift will run from 12.30 p.m. to 4.30 p.m. All students and employees are required to wear face masks. Aradhana Shukla, the Additional Chief Secretary, directed officials to conduct a sanitization drive after every shift and on Saturday and Sunday. At the moment of entry and exit, social separation will be observed. Aradhana Shukla stated in her decision that schools with multiple entrance gates must use them to relieve congestion.
Schools have been required to provide handwashing stations, thermal scanning, pulse oximeters, and other medical equipment.
"The state's intermediate schools will reopen on August 16th with a 50 percent capacity. Colleges and universities are set to return on September 1st. The state administration has issued instructions to commence the admissions process for students to schools and universities on 5th of August” the directive said.