Educational Institutions to Remain Shut Till July 31, Central and State Govt Training Institutions to function from July 15
On Monday, the government issued guidelines for the ‘Unlock 2’ which will begin from July 1. As per the guidelines, all educational institutions including schools, colleges, and coaching institutions will remain shut till 31 of July.
The government also highlighted that online and distance learning shall continue and should be encouraged during this period.
As per the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA), this decision has been taken after extensive consultation with the concerned authorities of different states and UTs in the nation
The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) said after extensive consultation with states and UTs, it has been decided that schools, colleges, and coaching institutions will remain closed till July 31.
The government has mentioned that the new guidelines will come into effect from July 1 and the process of the phased reopening of activities has been extended further.
Furthermore, the government has also mentioned that lockdown shall remain implemented strictly in the containment zones till July 31.
However, training institutions of the central and state governments will be allowed to function with effect from July 15. The standard operating procedure (SOP) in this regard will be issued by the Department of Personnel and Training of the central government.