Lucknow: Schools after a long hiatus have opened but the number of students turning up to class has been low. Students and teachers are gradually getting acclimatized to the new normal. After Corona, schools were opened in the state this week. Students of 9th to 12th were able to go to school. The government has instructed to follow the Covid protocol along with studies. 50% students will be called in morning shift and remaining 50% students will be called in afternoon shift. The morning shift will be from 8 am to 12 noon and the afternoon shift will be from 12.30 am to 4.30 pm.
Preparations have been completed in government and private secondary schools well in time for classes to reopen. It is mandatory for all students to come wearing a mask. The school management will have to arrange for sanitizer and soap. By calling 50 percent of the students at a time, the rule of social distance will be followed. Classes will be conducted in offline mode. In case of any signs of infection, students or teachers will be sent back home.
In Uttar Pradesh meanwhile preparations are being made to open basic school from 23rd and primary school from 1st September. All schools from class six to eight and one to five will be opened soon. After controlling corona infection here, now Yogi government is on a campaign to normalize life. Markets were opened here after ending the lockdown. From Monday, classes are being conducted in secondary schools with the Covid protocol.
A team of officers has been formed for school inspection for whether the corona guidelines are being followed in the school or not. It was informed from the Department of Secondary Education that schools will open only from Monday to Friday. School will be closed on Saturday and Sunday. The duty of 60 officers has been imposed for the inspection of schools across Uttar Pradesh on the day the schools will open.