In line with the announcement made by the Bihar State Government, schools, colleges, universities, coaching institutes are reopening from today i.e. January 4. Educational institutions are reopening for physical classes after a gap of over nine months amid strict adherence to COVID safety guidelines.
However, regular classes from class 9 onwards would commence at only half the strength of the total students and other protocols of coronavirus have to be followed strictly, Education Department Principal Secretary Sanjay Kumar told PTI on Sunday.
SOPs and guidelines for school reopening-
With schools slated to open from today, the state government has provided a detailed set of guidelines and SOPS to ensure the safe reopening of educational institutions.
The schools, which will open for classes 9 to 12 will be run with only 50% strength in order to maintain social distancing in the classrooms besides wearing masks on the campus.
“This means only half the strength of a…