In Bihar, all educational institutions will be opened from today with strict compliance of covid protocols. Schools from Class 9th onwards, colleges and coaching institutes are permitted to allow only 50 percent of students. These institutions were facing closure from March last year due to corona pandemic. They have been asked to call students in batches on alternative days.
Principal Secretary Education Sanjay Kumar said students will be allowed to attend the physical classes only after the written consent of their parents or guardians. The educational institutions have to make arrangements for online classes for those who do not wish to attend the physical classes.
The government has also released preventive measures to contain the spread of Covid-19 in all government and private schools and higher educational institutions. Temperature of staff and students will be checked before they enter the premises. There should be arrangement for hand sanitizers, liquid soaps and digital thermometer. Two masks will be given to each student of the educational institutions.