In the view of COVID-19 outbreak, Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot has directed all school directors in the state not to take advance fees of three months from the students.
The CM said that name of any student should not be cut for not depositing fees. He also directed to promote all school students to next class except students of class X and XII board exams.
Gehlot through video conference was reviewing the situation of academic session of all educational institutions. He directed that as far as possible all schools and colleges should arrange for online lecture and e-learning, so that students continue with their studies and could fruitfully utilise their time.
It was decided in the conference that summer vacation in all Higher and Technical Education institutions will be announced from April 15, but summer vacation will not be there in schools from April 15.
Minister of State for Higher Education Bhanwar Singh Bhati said that the higher education department has made a five-member committee to decide the schedule of University examinations, which will give its suggestion for the examinations and forthcoming academic session.
Minister of State for Education Shri Govind Singh Dotasara said that books of all classes have been made available online. Now work is on for preparing online content for students so that children staying at home can continue their studies.