Primary Schools In Odisha To Reopen After Saraswati Puja!

Bhubaneswar: The School and Mass Education Department has begun the process for the reopening of the Primary and Upper Primary schools in Odisha after the Saraswati Puja.

A senior official of the department informed about the decision to reopen the classes from I to VIII after Saraswati Puja with COVID-19 guidelines. “As the Saraswati Puja falls on February 16, the Department has decided to reopen the schools in a week either on February 22 or 23,” he added.

To avoid overcrowding, students of four classes will be allowed to attend school for a duration of four hours each.

To ensure strict implementation of COVID-19 guidelines, the classes will be held in two sessions from 8 am to 4 pm. There will be separate teachers for the morning session and the post-noon session, the official said.

The school authorities have been instructed to ensure mandatory use of masks, hand sanitisers and social distancing by all students and teachers, the official added.

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