On Sunday, Delhi Deputy Chief Minister and Minister of Education Manish Sisodia has said that the all schools will remain closed for students in Delhi till October 31, 2020. News Agency ANI quoting the Delhi Education Minister Manish Sisodia, tweets on the latest announcement on closure of Schools in the national capital.
Govt of Delhi reviewing the situation due to pandemic takes the decision for the Schools. Schools which were ordered to remain close for students till October 5, are now ordered to remain closed till October 31, 2020 intimation adds.
Earlier Central Govt releasing the Unlock 5 Guidelines left the decision on the state governments for functioning of School education from October 15. Governments of states and Union Territories may decide to open educational institutions after October 15. However, they have to take this decision only after consulting the management of Educational Institutions, MHA guidelines read.
The decision to extend the closure date for the Schools in national capital is taken after the current situation due to Covid. The total number of cases in Delhi have reached to 286K and out of them 254K have been recovered, as on October 3 data provided by MHA. A total 5438 deaths have been reported in the Capital.