Maharashtra: Schools and colleges to open from Oct 4: CM Thackeray

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Mumbai, 24 September: Schools and colleges will open in Maharashtra from October 4. During this, the rules of prevention from corona will have to be strictly followed.

Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray approved the proposal related to this on Friday. It has been decided to open schools and colleges for classes 5 to 12 in rural areas and for classes 8 to 12 in urban areas.

Chief Minister Thackeray has instructed the management of the schools to strictly follow the Corona rules.

Education Minister Varsha Gaikwad informed that permission has been given to start classes from class 5th to 12th in rural areas and from class 8th to 12th in urban areas.

Gaikwad had a detailed discussion with Chief Minister Thackeray on the proposal to open the school. He also discussed with the members of the Covid-19 Task Force. Thereafter the proposal was approved.

Gaikwad said that many organizations had demanded to start schools in the state. According to this demand, the Education Department had made a proposal to start schools in the state. She said that all the schools have also been instructed to maintain cleanliness, follow the distance of two yards, and complete the vaccination of teachers and other staff