The Chandigarh administration has decided to reopen schools for the students of Classes 9 to 12 from July 19. However, the students need to take parents’ consent to join the physical classes. Meanwhile, the online mode of teaching will continue, news agency ANI was quoted. The coaching institutes can also start functioning with condition that all the eligible students and staff are administered at least one dose of vaccine.
However, the UT administration has not briefed about plans for reopening of colleges, other education institutes. As per HT report, the colleges can reopen in August. "We are weighing different options, but the key to allowing colleges to reopen is the vaccination status of teachers and students. We are also keeping a watch on the situation in the neighbouring states," the official quoted, as saying in the report.