Srinagar: The Jammu and Kashmir government on Monday rescheduled the date for resuming classwork in schools for elementary classes.
As per the new decision, schools will reopen on March 1 for the students of 9th to 12th standards only while the students of elementary classes can attend the schools for physical academic activities on March 8.
An order in this regard was issued by the Administrative Secretary to the government, B K Singh.
“In continuation of government order, it is hereby ordered that all government educational institutions including recognized private schools shall physically open in a staggered manner for academic activities wherein schools of Kashmir division and winter zone of Jammu division for Class 9th to 12h will function from March-01-2021,” reads the order.
It further reads that in the case of elementary classes up to class 8th, teachers shall attend the schools from March 1, for preparation and students shall physically attend classes from March 8.
“Notified Standard Operating Procedures (SOP’s) guidelines shall remain unaltered and shall be followed in letter and spirit,” the government said. (KNO)