Source: NDTV Education
School teachers in Uttar Pradesh will be allowed to work from home till May 20, Basic Education Minister Satish Dwivedi said on April 29. The decision has been made given the current situation of Covid-19 in the state.
“Given the current circumstances of Covid-19, all teachers, teachers, instructors, and teachers of Kasturba Gandhi Girls School will be allowed to work from home by 20 May 2021,” the minister said.
Earlier, the state government suspended offline teaching for students of Classes 1 to 12, till May 15. The government had also postponed Classes 10, 12 board exams.
The exams were previously scheduled to begin on May 8 but now these examinations will be held after May 20 and the new timetable will be decided in the first week of May, an official statement said.
The government had also deferred university and college exams in the state till May 15.
In the first week of May, a decision will be taken regarding the conduct of these exams, UP Chief Minister and Secondary Education Minister Dinesh Sharma had said.
“Given the coronavirus spread, secondary education board’s (UPMSP) proposed exams from May 8 have been postponed till May 20, and university, college exams have been postponed till May 15. A decision on exams will be taken in the first week of May,” the minister had tweeted.