Weeks after reopening faculties for Courses 10 and 12, the Gujarat authorities on Wednesday introduced that college students of Courses 9 and 11 can even be permitted to attend college from February 1. State training minister Bhupendrasinh Chudasama introduced the choice after a cupboard assembly in Gandhinagar.
Aside from this, the state authorities has additionally determined to permit teaching courses to reopen for college kids of Courses 9 to 12 from February 1, the minister mentioned.
After remaining shut for over 9 months as a result of coronavirus outbreak, faculties for Courses 10 and 12 and faculties for final-year and post-graduation college students reopened within the state on January 11.
“The variety of college students coming to varsities has elevated step by step. The tutorial work for Courses 10 and 12 is happening in a passable method and COVID-19 tips are additionally being adopted. Which is why, the federal government has now determined to permit college students of Courses 9 and 11 to attend college from February 1,” Chudasama mentioned.
Pointers and SOPs issued by the federal government earlier with respect to COVID-19 can even apply for Courses 9 and 11, the minister mentioned.
“Furthermore, teaching courses for college kids of Class 9 to 12 also can begin their work from their premises from February 1. Nevertheless, these centres are additionally required to take needed steps and comply with all COVID-19 SOPs,” he added.
As infections are on the decline within the state, a choice to allow first and second-year college students to attend faculty can be taken quickly, after conducting an evaluation of hostels, a few of which have been used as COVID-19 care centres for asymptomatic sufferers, Chudasama mentioned.
As many as 380 new coronavirus circumstances have been detected within the state on Tuesday that took the tally of infections to 2,59,867.
When the pandemic was at its peak in November final yr, round 1,500 to 1,600 circumstances had emerged each day.