Published: 09th November 2021
Himachal Pradesh schools to restart offline teaching for Classes I to VII
Schools for students of Classes III to VII will begin from November 10 and for Classes I and II from November 15
The Himachal Pradesh government has decided to reopen schools, which were closed in view of the COVID pandemic, for Classes I to VII, an official spokesperson said on Monday, November 8. The decision to reopen schools was taken in the state cabinet meeting chaired by Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur on Monday. Schools for Class VIII and above have already reopened in the state.
It was decided in the meeting to reopen schools for students of Classes III to VII from November 10 and for Classes I and II from November 15, the spokesperson said. The cabinet also decided to resume transport buses with full capacity instead of the earlier 50 per cent norms, he added.
The state cabinet also decided to recommend the governor to convene the winter session of the state Vidhan Sabha from December 10 to 15 at Dharamshala. It will have five sittings. The cabinet also decided to hold a 'Janmanch' programme on November 21 in different parts of the state.