Uttar Pradesh: High and Intermediate schools to reopen from August 16 with 50% capacity

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Order to open higher educational institutions in UP from September 1

CM Yogi-ordered-open-higher educational institutions-01 Sept

Teaching should start with half capacity from 16th August: Yogi

The process of admission at the graduation level should be started from August 5: Chief Minister

Lucknow, August 02: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Monday told the officials of Team-9 that in view of the controlled situation of corona infection, preparations should be made to start a new session in all educational institutions. Teaching should start in the High and Intermediate schools with half the capacity from August 16th and preparations should be made to start teaching and learning in higher educational institutions from September 1st.

The Chief Minister said that the results of high school and intermediate of all the boards have been declared. In such a situation, the process of admission at the graduation level should be started from August 5. In secondary educational institutions also, the process of admission of students who have been promoted to the next class should also be started.

He said that the classes of these students should start from the date of Independence Day. On the day of Independence Day, events should be organized in association with “Amrit Mahotsav of Freedom”.

Yogi said that proper arrangement of sanitizers, infrared thermometers, masks etc. should be ensured in view of the commencement of teaching in educational institutions. Arrangements should be made according to the requirement of distance of two yards. Strict adherence to the Covid protocol should be done in every institute.

He said that during this time special camps should also be organized in educational institutions for vaccination of students above 18 years of age. In this regard, all necessary preparations should be made by the Health Department in advance.

He directed the officers that cleanliness and sanitization should be done in all the council schools. The toilets should be clean. Keep the classrooms clean too. Necessary action should be taken in this regard by the Rural Development and Panchayati Raj Department in coordination with the Basic Education Department.