1 min read.Updated: 12 Oct 2021, 08:34 AM ISTLivemint
The Delhi government had clarified that no student would be forced to attend physical classes and the consent of parents would be mandatory
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The Delhi Commission For Protection of Child Rights chairman Anurag Kundu has written to LG Anil Baijal and urged him to issue necessary directions to reopen schools and anganwadis, citing learning loss and limitations of online education.
Meanwhile, a decision regarding the reopening of schools for classes 6 to 8 in Delhi will be taken after the festival season, Baijal had said last month following a Delhi Disaster Management Authority (DDMA) meeting. Baijal is the chairman of the DDMA.
In the letter, he has also suggested random testing of students, school and anganwadi staff to ensure that even if there is any infection spread, it can be contained.
Delhi Commission for Protection of Child Rights Chairperson writes to Delhi Lt Gov requesting him to consider their submissions for schools-anganwadis opening- "Nursery to Grade 8 to open at least 2 days a week & anganwadis at least once a week for all children in staggered form" pic.twitter.com/a6oZJJLBoL
Following a marked improvement in the COVID-19 situation in the national capital, the Delhi government had announced that schools for classes 9 to 12, colleges and coaching institutions would reopen from September 1.
The Delhi government had clarified that no student would be forced to attend physical classes and the consent of parents would be mandatory.
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