Keeping COVID-19 outbreak in view, the Uttar Pradesh Board has launched online classes for its students. The classes will be held via WhatsApp for students. The arrangement has been done to facilitate students with their studies by means of WhatsApp during the COVID-19 lockdown.
UP Deputy Chief Minister Dr Dinesh Sharma shared the info about the WhatsApp classe though official twitter handle.
The Deputy CM said that the classes for the new session for UP Board students will be conducted via WhatsApp. The classes will be conducted by creating common groups for teachers and students.
The UP Board has already begun dispersal of course content to the teachers via WhatsApp.
The school education also has the provision to connect through these WhatsApp groups.
The minister said that the decision to conduct classes online through WhatsApp will prove to be a milestone in the field of teaching during period of lockdown.
Students, in order to attend classes through WhatsApp, are required to contact their school Principal or class teacher or subject teacher who will take note of their valid WhatsApp number and ad them to the relevant group.
The UP Board had already promoted its students in Classes 6 to 9 and Class 11 to higher Class without annual exams.