Maharashtra government to reopen schools in rural, urban areas from December 1 – All you need to know


Mumbai: The Maharashtra government led by Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray has decided to reopen schools in the state from December 1.

Maharashtra Education Minister Varsha Gaikwad made the announcement that the state government has decided to reopen schools for standard 1-4 in rural areas and standard 1-7 in urban areas from December 1.

“After discussions with the Chief Minister, the Cabinet and the Pediatrics Task Force, the state cabinet has decided to reopen schools from classes 1-4 in rural areas and classes 1-7 in urban areas from December 1. We schools Gaikwad said.

The decision comes a day after Maharashtra Health Minister Rajesh Tope said the Covid-19 Task Force for Children has approved the reopening of the school for students of classes 1-4.

However, he pointed out that the administration will have to follow strict protocols while reopening the schools.

After approval by the COVID-19 Task Force for Children, the matter of reopening the schools was taken up by the Maharashtra Cabinet and the Ministry of Education.

While allowing the reopening of schools, the COVID Task Force also emphasized the need to vaccinate children between the ages of 12-18 years as soon as the vaccination campaign begins.

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