Delhi Govt mulling over the option to re-open schools, says Education Minister Sisodia

Delhi Education Minister Manish Sisodia on Thursday said that the Government is mulling over the possibility to reopen the Delhi based schools as vaccine is about to roll-out. Our future strategy will depend on how early vaccine is available for the normal public after frontline workers are vaccinated, Minister said

By Rohit Sindhu, Updated : Jan 06, 2021 16:00 IST
Delhi Govt mulling over the option to re-open schools, says Education Minister Sisodia
Delhi Dy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia on Schools re-opening

The Minister of Education, Govt. of Delhi Manish Sisodia has said that the Delhi Government is planning to look after its decision of re-opening of schools in the national capital. Citing the vaccine's availability Minsiter said that the Central Board has announced the exam dates for board exams 2021 and this may lead us to mull-over the option to allow physical presence of students in the schools. However, the final decision will be taken only after the availability of vaccine to the normal public, he said.

"Our future strategy will depend on how early vaccine is available for the normal public after frontline workers are vaccinated. We are seeing how early we can reopen the schools as dates for CBSE Board exams have been announced", said Education Minister.

Earlier, Delhi Government reiterated that it will only allow students to take classes only after the full safety and security of the students get ensured. The schools in Delhi are yet to re-open after the Lockdown inflicted by the Coronavirus.

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