Mumbai: Minister of Agriculture and Education R. Kamalakannan said on Wednesday that all schools here will be reopened on January 4 after being closed in March.
Initially, schools will have half-day classes from 10 am to 1 pm and full-day classes from January 18, the minister said here.
He said that all the basic safety norms would be adopted by the institutions.
They were discontinued in March keeping in mind the guidelines of the Union Home Ministry.
He said that after the occurrence of COVID-19, the government has decided to reopen the institutions.
Meanwhile, Puducherry reported 32 more cases of coronavirus on Wednesday raising the total infection count to 37,582, a government official said.