New Delhi: Schools in the national capital have been allowed to partially open for class 10 and class 12 students from August 9, the Delhi Disaster Management Authority (DDMA) said on Sunday. It, however, specified that schools, coaching centers and colleges would remain closed for educational purposes.
Schools will open for work related to admission for board exams and practical activities as per the order of DDMA.
“Students of classes 10 to 12 in the city are allowed to attend their schools from August 9 (Monday) for admission related tasks including counselling, guidance and practical activities for board exams,” the DDMA order said.
Simultaneously, health check-up camps located in school premises have been allowed to continue. “Health check-up and referral services located in or operating out of schools may resume. Children of all ages may visit these centers along with their parents or guardians,” the order said.
On Saturday, the DDMA allowed opening of weekly markets across the city from Monday with the condition that vendors and visitors follow COVID-19 appropriate behaviour.