The schools in Meghalaya re-opened on Friday as the Covid-19 situation in the state improved. Strict Covid-19 protocols have been maintained in the schools.
A notice issued on September 29 said that the Meghalaya State Government has decided to re-open the schools from October 1.
Keeping in mind the safety of the students, vaccination is made mandatory. None-vaccinated teachers have been ordered to undergo an RT-PCR test every 10 days.The schools in the rural area will be open from October 1 for classes I to XII. Whereas, in the urban areas, the government has allowed online classes from classes 1 to 5 and there will be physical classes from classes 6 to 12.
The notice strictly ordered that every school has to maintain the strict Covid protocol and students can only attend physical classes if parents give consent.
The timings of the physical classes are from 9 AM to 12 noon. There has been a ban on any kind of gathering. In contrast with the schools, the colleges in both rural and urban areas remain open following the Covid protocols. A task force has been formed to monitor the schools and colleges.
Keeping in mind the safety of the students, vaccination is made mandatory. None-vaccinated teachers have been ordered to undergo an RT-PCR test every 10 days.