Taking cognizance of the rising cases of COVID-19, Nagpur district administration has decided not to start offline classes of KG1 to Class XII till January 26 in rural areas under Zilla Parishad.
The decision on when to open the school will be taken after January 26, said Zilla Parishad Chief Executive Officer Yogesh Kumbhejkar.
The state government has suggested the local administration to take a decision on starting schools in Maharashtra. In this connection, a meeting was held between District Collector R Vimala and Zilla Parishad Chief Executive Officer Yogesh Kumbhejkar in the evening.
Taking into account the rising COVID-19 cases, Nagpur district administration has decided not to start offline classes of KG1 to Class XII in schools in city as well as in rural from January 24.
Maharashtra’s Education Department had issued Government Resolution on Thursday declaring start of offline classes of KG1 to Class XII from January 24. But, it had empowered the local authorities to take a decision according to the coronavirus status in their respective regions.
In the press release issued by District Information Office, Kumbhejkar said that the administration would take the decision of school opening after January 26.
Meanwhile, no decision was taken by Nagpur Municipal Corporation yet on the same.