Mumbai: Schools in Mumbai reopened for classes 8-12 on Monday (October 4, 2021) in adherence to the COVID-19 Standard Procedure Protocol (SOP). Bai Kabibi School and Junior College located in Bora Bazar area of Mumbai is all set to welcome the students after the closure of the school for more than one and a half years.
Talking to ANI, Ajit Dubey, a teacher of Bai Kabibi School said that the school administration is very happy to meet the students. The school has been decorated and furnished in all respects security measures.
The teacher said, “We are very happy, finally the schools have reopened, we will welcome the students with flowers and sweets.” Dubey, who has been teaching at Kabibi School for almost 20 years, said that everything was so good before March 2020, and then the unprecedented corona has changed everything in our lives.
“After 20 years of association with students, it was very difficult to be physically disconnected for more than a year and a half, but we were connected through the online medium,” he said. “Today is a happy moment as students will start coming to school,” Dubey said.
talking about covid management and precautions, the teacher said, “Every precaution is there, school is fully prepared. Teachers are fully vaccinated, if any are still left then appearing for RT-PCR test. All reports are negative so nothing to worry about.
Dubey further explained that there is a seating arrangement of 20 in a class, one student will sit on a bench.
All students have been asked to wear masks and follow all COVID guidelines. Ravinder Gaurav, a staff member of the same school, said, “We are happy, finally the school has reopened, we are waiting for the students to come.”
Raunak Shah, a Class IX student of Sir JJ Fort Boys High School, said that he is happy to have offline classes and will meet his fellow batchmates. He said, “I am very happy, we are all friends, will meet again after a long time. We will get good education in offline classes, online education was not that good.”