Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia said that the 9th and 11th grade schools would reopen for internships and projects from February 2. Starting February 2, universities and technical colleges may also be open for hands-on jobs and projects.
Manish Sisodia said at the press conference: “We have received several requests from parents, colleges and universities to reopen schools to complete their practical and project work. The government has decided to reopen 9th and 11th grade schools as of February 5 for practical work and projects, similar to 10th and 12th grade. Any public, sponsored or private school can reopen schools in grades nine through twelve, ”he added.
The minister also said that 80% of students attend schools for grades 10 and 12. Schools and universities must follow COVID-19 protocols, which are similar to Classes 10 and 12, Sisodia said. The minister also said that students must have parental permission to attend classes. The minister also said that a timetable is being prepared to reopen schools for board and pre-board reviews.
The schools and colleges were closed due to the Coronavirus epidemic since last year mid-March.