by NEWSNER , 2021-04-09 14:18:15
After the second wave of Covid infection started gripping the state and worried by the fresh outbreak of the second strain of the deadly virus, the state's Department of Education has decided to suspend classes for 2 and three for an indefinite period from Friday.
Speaking with media persons here at Civil Secretariat on Thursday evening, Education Minister Ratan Lal Nath said that given the recent Covid-19 spread, it's been decided that classes I and II will remain closed from April 9th till further order. And classes III and IV will remain open only on alternative days. Rest all classes, hostels and colleges will remain functional because it is, said Nath.
Nath said that the choice to suspend classes at the rock bottom level of faculties has been necessitated after a fresh outbreak of Coronavirus infections and therefore the vulnerability of tender-aged children to deadly diseases. He said that the position is going to be reviewed later in a politician meeting and a change could also be announced afresh, counting on things arising from the evolution of Covid infections.
He added that the department has analysed the whole situation of the Covid and has taken some precautionary steps to contain the spread of infection. the bulk of the states have also suspended the classes and department after the emergency meeting has also decided that the hostels attached with the varsity shall remain open and students can still stay within the hostel. all types of assembly, sports events and cultural programmes has also been suspended within the schools. All the degree colleges, technical institutions should remain open like regular days and schools to conduct all examinations by maintaining all Covid protocols.