School Reopening: which state have announced to open?

School Reopening- Amid the decline in new Covid-19 cases in the country, many states have started the process of opening up and easing lockdown restrictions. At the same time, schools and colleges have also started to reopen. While schools have opened in many states, many are planning to reopen schools soon. Let us know which states have opened or announced the School Reopening.


Schools have been opened in Gujarat for 12th grade students from July 15, 2021, that is, from today. Colleges and technical institutes have also been opened there. In fact, a significant drop has been recorded in new cases of Kovid-19 in Gujarat. In view of this, courses started in Gujarat from today in addition to class 12 in colleges and technical institutions with 50 percent capacity.

Uttar pradesh

Schools have opened in Uttar Pradesh since July 1, but students have not been allowed to attend schools. In fact, schools have been opened for academic work and only teachers and non-teaching staff come to the school. At present, online learning-teaching of the same students continues.


School Reopening in Bihar from July 6, 2021. However, schools are to be opened here gradually. Significantly, the government has given strict instructions to all schools and colleges to follow Corona’s guidelines. Along with this, instructions were also given to make special arrangements for thermal screening at the door of the institute. Let us know that the Chief Minister of Bihar, Nitish Kumar, had also recently announced information about the reopening of schools and colleges on Twitter. He said: “Universities, all colleges, technical education institutions, government training institutes, schools up to grade 11 and 12 will open with 50% participation. Special arrangements will be made for the vaccination of adult students and students, teachers and staff of educational institutions.


The Haryana government announced on July 9 that schools would reopen with social distancing from July 16 for grades 9 to 12. If the situation remains normal, schools will be reopened for other grades. While schools for grades 6 to 8 will reopen from July 23. However, online courses will continue and students who wish to continue taking it will be allowed to do so. In addition, students will only be allowed to come to school after obtaining written permission from their parents. For the moment, the schools of classes 1 to 5 will remain closed as is and any decision concerning their reopening will be taken at a later date.


Classes 9 to 12 schools will be open in Chandigarh from July 19. However, parental consent will be required to attend school. During this period, online courses will also continue.


The government of the Union Territory of Pondicherry has announced the opening of all state schools from Class IX to XII. State Chief Minister N Rangaswamy has announced that all state schools from Class IX to XII will open from July 16. The chief minister also said that from July 16 all colleges in the state will also reopen.


In Maharashtra, 8th to 12th grade schools also open on July 15, 2021, that is, from today. However, the government has allowed schools to open only in areas where there has not been a single coronation case in the past month.

Andhra Pradesh

The government of Andhra Pradesh has decided to reopen state schools from August 16. Only online courses take place here.


According to a Times of India report, the government of Uttarakhand plans to reopen colleges and universities in areas where Covid-19 cases are relatively slow. As TOI reported, Uttarakhand Education Minister Dhan Singh Rawat said, “We look forward to reopening colleges and universities in the district where Covid-19 cases are fewer. It should be noted that this year, the government of Uttarakhand opened colleges and educational establishments in February but later physical classes were suspended due to the second wave of the Covid-19 pandemic.


At present, the Delhi government has authorized the reopening of colleges and universities for administrative work with a maximum capacity of 50%. Only college staff will be allowed inside campuses and no students will be allowed inside campus. Delhi colleges and universities will open later with all COVID-19 security protocols. Physical education will remain suspended for the time being and teachers will continue to take classes online.

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