Source: NDTV Education
In different parts of Jammu and Kashmir, there has been a spike in COVID-19 cases and so the Union Territory administration has asked district magistrates to take some decisions regarding the continuation of physical classes in the schools of their areas, considering the safety of the students.
Over the past couple of days, a number of students and teachers have been tested positive for corona virus and therefore The Jammu and Kashmir administration has issued directions in different districts like Anantnag, Kulgam and Budgam regarding this matter.
A government official said on Friday that “All district magistrates in Jammu Kashmir will be taking some decisions on the continuation of academic activities i.e. physical classes or online classes in their respective jurisdictions, keeping in mind the safety of students and current situation of Covid-19 pandemic in different districts.”
Deputy Secretary Umesh Sharma of the School Education Department said the chief education officer and other authorities will be assisting the district magistrates in taking decisions and also said that they have been observing wide variation among districts in the surge of the pandemic.