SRINAGAR: Nearly after 10 months of closure since March 2020due to Covid-19 outbreak, schools in the summer zone of Jammu division reopened on Monday for formal physical classes.
As per the reports, initially, the class 9th and 10th have been started. On the first day, students were welcomed with sanitizers, masks, besides being welcomed by faculty and other staff members.
The officials said, administrative Secretary, School Education Department, B K Singh, visited various schools to take stock of the situation. While talking to the media, he said “students, as well as parents, are enthusiastic about the reopening of schools. This significant decision of reopening of schools has been made after taking various factors into account and due deliberation.”
Director School Education, Jammu, Anuradha Gupta said that all the SOPs and guidelines are being followed and every care has been taken to ensure the safety and security of students and staff members.
“Every crisis comes with an opportunity. While we missed a lot of things, a lot can be achieved in this year that was lost to Covid. The department, taking optimum advantage of closed school buildings, initiated several infrastructural development measures and beautified the campuses making these learning centers vibrant and student-friendly, “she maintained.