With daily new cases of coronavirus falling significantly in Madhya Pradesh, the state government has allowed physical classes for students of primary schools – grades 1 to 5 – from 20 September with 50% cap on attendance and by following Covid-19 norms, according to a PTI report.
A decision to this effect was taken at a meeting chaired by Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan, the report added.
MP had earlier reopened schools for in-person classes for students of grades 6 to 12 across the state with 50% capacity.
It was also decided at the meeting that classes 8, 10 and 12 in residential schools can operate with cent per cent student strength from 20 September, Deputy Secretary of School Education Department Pramod Singh said.
At the meeting, it was decided that government and private schools from classes 1 to 5 can reopen with 50% student capacity from September 20 by adhering to coronavirus rules.