Source-: Press Trust of India
Delhi Schools can reopen for students up to Standard 5 from Monday, December 27 as per the new notification of the Commission for Air Quality Management (CAQM) . The commission had previously allowed phased reopening of educational institutions . Delhi schools were shut earlier this month due to the increase in the pollution level in the National Capital Region (NCR).
“State Governments of NCR and GNCTD may take decision for resumption of physical classes, for students up to V standard, only w.e.f. 27th December, 2O21, duly considering the Air Quality Index IAQII and the winter vacation scheme,” the CAQM had said.For other classes, the commission said, "state governments of NCR and GNCTD have been advised to take immediate decision for resumption of physical classes in schools (standard VI onwards), colleges, educational institutions, skill development & training institutes, other training institutes and libraries," CAQM mentioned in its statement. Delhi’s air quality on Saturday is ‘very poor’, as per the System of Air Quality and Weather Forecasting And Research (SAFAR) data.
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