The continuous drop in the number of Covid cases has given a ray of hope for the management of all educational institutions from the state.
The State Education Minister Sabita Indra Reddy today held a review meeting with the officials of her department on the issue of the reopening of all educational institutions.
The meeting discussed the issue of the conduct of online classes for intermediate and school students. The meeting has reportedly decided to reopen the educational institutions from the 16th of this month. The education department is planning to hold the online classes from the eighth standard to the 10th standard.
Meanwhile, The Panchayat Raj department authorities from the villages of the state have taken up the cleaning and sanitation drive in all the schools and colleges located in their limits ahead of the reopening of the schools.
Speaking on the issue, the Panchayat Secretary of Madhuranagar Gram Panchayat from Gangadhara Mandal of Karimnagar district B Raj Kumar told this correspondent that they had been asked by the higher-ups of their department to take up the sanitation drive in all the educational institutions located within their limits.
“ We have taken up the drive as per the orders of our higher-ups Today. The educational institutions falling in our limits have been cleaned and sanitized as per Covid Protocol,” he said.