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Madhya Pradesh COVID-19 Unlocked: Schools for classes 6-12 to start from September 1

Bhopal: Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan, after presiding over a review meeting on Friday, said that classes from class VI to XII in Madhya Pradesh schools will be conducted from September 1 with 50 percent attendance and other COVID-19 safety measures.

In the meeting, which was also attended by the state school education minister Inder Singh Parmar, it was decided that the consent of parents and guardians would be mandatory for students to attend school, a release said.

The CM asked all the stakeholders to follow the COVID-19 norms, the release said.

An order from the Department of School Education also stated that it is mandatory for school staff to receive at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine.

Body Classes for Standards IX to XII The last week of July began with 50 per cent student attendance, while online classes were also being held simultaneously.

Schools in MP were closed since March last year due to the coronavirus outbreak, with some classes temporarily halted amid a second wave this year.

By Naveen Bharat Staff

 

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