Jharkhand: The higher educational institutes including high schools, medical, technical, and government training institutes will reopen soon in Jharkhand. The state health and disaster management department minister, Banna Gupta announced the reopening under certain conditions.
Banna Gupta: Higher Education Institutions Will Reopen Soon in Jharkhand Under Certain Conditions
On Tuesday, the issue was discussed at a high-level meeting of state disaster management authority (SDMA) held under the chairmanship of chief minister Hemant Soren.
Banna Gupta said, “ A detailed order in this regard will be issued in a day or two. However, the classes for matric and intermediate will resume with certain conditions. Besides, higher, technical, dental, nursing, and training institutes to also reopen.”
According to the press release issued by the IPRD(state information and public relation department), a detailed discussion was held regarding the reopening of the schools, coaching institutes, and cinema halls.
Apart from this, the discussion was made on the number of people to be allowed in functions, religious functions, fair and park also held with officials. Health and disaster management department minister Banna Gupta, chief secretary Sukhdev Singh, principal secretary to CM, Rajiv Arun Ekka, health secretary Nitin Kulkarni, disaster management department secretary Amitabh Kaushal, and others were present in this meeting for discussion.
There have been demands from the association of schools for reopening of schools, considering the 10-12th boards of JAC, CBSE, and CISCE.
Prior to this, the state education and literacy department had submitted a proposal to the state disaster management department couple of months back regarding reopening of the schools for students of class-9 to class-12, who want to consult teachers in school classrooms to clear their educational doubts. Also, the technical and medical institutions have been demanding for reopening of institutions. But, the government did not grant permission due to corona-pandemic.
(Source: Hindustan Times)