Source: NDTV Education
To check the Covid-19 situation in the state, Assam Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma chaired a high-level meeting chaired with the Education Department officials on April 21, 2021, and said if the daily COVID case rate in Guwahati Metro touches 1000; the district administration has all authority to decide on closing down educational institutions and hostels.
“Held a meeting with officials of Health Dept, PWD and Education Dept. to discuss the current situation of COVID 19 and its management in the state. We are all geared up to combat pandemics again. Together, we shall conquer over these trying times,” reads Himanta Biswa Sarma’s tweet.
“In case the daily Covid-19 case rate in Guwahati Metro reaches 1000, the district administration has been authorized by the state to take decision on closing down educational institutions & hostels. Follow Covid Appropriate Behaviour,” he added.
Physical classes for the students of Class 6 and above will be allowed with 50 percent attendance and schools have been directed to stagger the class timings to avoid crowding at the entrance and exit gates. The state government has also asked schools to avoid morning assemblies or any other assemblies.