As Covid Cases down, parents should send children to schools, Colleges from Sept 1: Sabitha
Hyderabad, Aug. 28 (Maxim News): Education Minister Sabitha Indra Reddy today said that as the Covid Cases came down the parents should send their children to schools and colleges from September 1. She inspected Mahabubia School in the city and took stock of the facilities amid corona protocols.
As corona cases dipped significantly, the government decided to restart the schools and the colleges, she said.
We are starting the schools and colleges from September 1 and the parents can send their children without any fear, the minister said. Though there is no force, the parents have to believe that all corona measures are followed at the schools and colleges. Without any fear the parents should send the children to the schools and colleges, she reiterated. Since online classes are not giving better results there is a need for regular classes.
The Minister said that the government will conduct exams for the first year Intermediate students. If we pass them without exams it will cause problems in getting jobs, the minister clarified.
The government instructed all the educational institutions to think on humanitarian grounds and not to exert pressure on the parents for fees. The schools and colleges were instructed to collect fees every month and not at a time and avoid pressing the parents, the minister clarified.
As the corona cases and deaths fell drastically now the parents can avoid fear of sending the children to the schools and colleges, the minister said. The minister also stated that all the schools and the colleges are maintaining complete protocols of sanitization, wearing masks and keeping the premises clean. Like at homes every care is being taken at the schools and the colleges by the government, the minister said.
She said that Intermediate first year exams will be conducted for the students as it will help in getting jobs.
Efforts are on to vaccinate the students of 18 years old, she said adding that parents have to cooperate for regular classes. Since online classes are not giving better results there is a need for regular classes, she said.
The government will take a decision on education volunteers and part time instructors for the purpose, she said. (Maxim News)