Puducherry School Reopening 2021: Schools and colleges will not open in Puducherry now, read full details

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Rishi SonwalPublish Date: Fri, 16 Jul 2021 01:48 PM (IST)Updated Date: Fri, 16 Jul 2021 01:48 PM (IST)

Puducherry School Reopening 2021: Puducherry Chief Minister N Rangasamy has decided not to open schools and colleges in the union territory due to the COVID-19 pandemic. It was announced by the Education Department that all colleges and schools for students of classes 9 to 12 would be opened from July 16. However, the government has now announced that it will not open schools and colleges for now and a new date will be decided later.

Let us tell you that the Union Territory has recently registered cases of hospitalization of 20 children after they tested positive for Covid-19. At the same time, various sections petitioned the government to reconsider its decision to reopen schools and colleges. The Congress, DMK, AIADMK and various organizations urged the government to reconsider the decision.

According to media reports, Home and Education Minister A Namah Shivayam told that in view of the recent increase in the cases of Kovid-19 in Puducherry as well as in view of the petition, the government has withdrawn the order to reopen the schools and colleges. have taken. The new date will be announced after the situation becomes favourable. The minister also informed that the decision was taken after discussions with Chief Minister N Rangasamy along with officials of the education department. He also said that the Covid pandemic is not completely under control right now. Students and teachers have been given enough time to get vaccinated. Parents or guardians are also not in favor of opening of schools.

Significantly, now schools and colleges are opening slowly in a phased manner across the country. After being closed for more than a year, many state governments are now preparing to reopen educational institutions conditionally.

Edited By: Rishi Sonwal

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