MP Schools to reopen for classes VI to VIII from Sept 1
BHOPAL [Maha Media]: Clases from VI to VIII will begin in the State from September 1 and middle schools will reopen after nearly a yearand-a-half. Private schools have made special preparations for this. At the same time, list of students in Government schools is also being prepared. The School Education Department has given the responsibility to principals with 50 per cent attendance to call children according to the number of students. Parents’ consent will be required for this.
At the same time, District Education Officer (DEO) Nitin Saxena has instructed all the teachers in the district to get both the doses of Covid-19 vaccine. DEO Nitin Saxena said that 45,000 Covid-19 vaccine doses are coming for teachers who have not been vaccinated and a camp will be held on August 30 to inoculate unvaccinated teachers and staffers. Disciplinary action will be taken against those teachers who did not receive a single shot of COVID-19 vaccine.
There are nearly 15,000 teachers in Government and private schools in Bhopal district and almost 95 per cent of these teachers are vaccinated. The DEO has sought a list of teachers who got vaccinated from schools.
On Saturday, the schools in the State capital were sanitised and middle classes were also cleaned.
Consent letters are being sent to parents by private schools. Consent is being taken from parents to send their children to school. Vice-President of Association of Unaided Private Schools Vinny Raj Modi said that presently classes from 9 to 12 are being held, but as buses are not operational, children are facing problems in commuting to school. Due to this, bus facilities are also going to start from September 6.