Mumbai Schools Reopening: Schools in Mumbai are going to reopen from March 2 as before. Earlier parental consent was mandatory for attending offline classes with limited number of students.
The city of Mumbai is all set to resume schools with full attendance from March 2 in view of the decreasing number of COVID cases.
Schools have been allowed to go back to pre-Covid times after a meeting organized by Aaditya Thackeray, Minister of State for Tourism and Environment. Discussions were held with the aim of reviewing the guidelines issued for schools amid the decline in Kovid-19 cases.
The minister took to Twitter to announce the decision.
He tweeted, ‘This afternoon, I held a meeting for schools in Mumbai to resume from March on pre-covid timing, attendance, curricular and off-curricular activities, apart from school buses, some essential COVID Spoke on suitable parameters as there has been a steady decline in cases in Mumbai.
After the meeting, all schools in Mumbai were allowed to function with 100 per cent capacity and conduct classes as per pre-Covid timings.
Whereas earlier in the state, parental consent was mandatory for school students to attend offline classes.
Students will have to follow all necessary safety precautions including the need to wear masks.
The minister’s tweet said,
‘Schools will be encouraged to organize vaccination camps for students above 15 years of age with the consent of BMC education department, doctors and parents, to increase the vaccination rate and safety for the students. can be ensured.