Mumbai: The Bihar government will open the school from February 8 to February 8 after a gap of about 10 months due to coronavirus-induced lockdown.
Earlier, schools resumed for classes 9–12. The colleges also resumed from January 4.
According to the SOP issued by the Bihar government, schools are required to strictly follow the COVID-19 protocol. Wearing masks and social distance will be mandatory for students and teachers.
In Bihar, schools from ninth to twelfth grade are being run with only 50 per cent power to maintain social distance in classrooms apart from wearing masks on campus.
In particular, from January 4, 2021, the decision to reopen educational institutions, including schools, both government and private, for ninth to twelfth grade was taken at the Crisis Management Group (CMG) meeting on December 18, 2020.
On 13 March 2020, the Bihar government announced the closure of all schools, colleges, coaching institutes, zoos and public parks by 31 March, as a precaution against the coronavirus pandemic.