Schools will open soon in Maharashtra too, Minister of State for School Education Bachchu Kadu has said that soon a meeting will be taken in this regard.
Maharashtra Schools Reopen.
The Maharashtra government is going to give a decision on the reopening of schools in the state in the next few days. Maharashtra’s Minister of State for School Education Bacchu Kadu said on Thursday that a decision on reopening schools would be taken in the next two days. Kadu said that a meeting will be held in this regard in the next few days and then the date of opening of schools will be decided in it.
Schools have started in other states of the country and now schools should be opened in Maharashtra also. But a decision has to be taken keeping in mind the fact that after Kerala, the highest number of active cases of corona are being found in Maharashtra itselfKadu
Let us inform that offline classes in schools in Maharashtra were closed in March 2020 after the arrival of the corona epidemic and schools in rural areas were allowed to resume offline classes for students of classes 8 to 12 from July 12. But only in those areas where covid-19 cases are minimal.
Task Force has expressed concern
Meanwhile, the Children’s Task Force Committee has emphasized on vaccination of teachers and non-teaching staff to open schools and the task force has also expressed some concerns, including situations like sanitization and medical emergency. The task force has discussed plans for reopening schools in the state with officials from the state’s school education department and wants to ensure that schools are fully prepared and offline classes will resume once they have been exposed to COVID-19 cases. do not increase.
According to the task force, the entire staff of the school should be vaccinated. There should be a good seating arrangement, one bench should be for one child only. The school will need to be properly sanitized and the school has to be prepared for any medical emergency.
Member of the Pediatric Task Force said
Dr Bakul Parekh, a member of the Pediatric Task Force, said, “We also want schools to be reopened but with some precautions. Because we are concerned about the health of the children. Children are definitely suffering from mental health issues and nutrition and therefore schools should be reopened, but we must ensure that the school environment is safe.”
Parekh has said that schools should divide students into two batches and they should be called for physical classes on alternate days. For example, half of the students can be called today and the rest tomorrow and online classes can also be continued.