Source: NDTV Education
The closure of all the state educational institutions has been extended in Jammu and Kashmir till May 31 because of the rising Covid-19 cases. As part of the new restrictions, all schools, colleges, universities, technical or skill development institutions in the state will remain closed.
“All schools, colleges, universities, technical or skill development Institutes in Jammu and Kashmir to remain closed till May 31”, ANI quoted the government of Jammu and Kashmir as saying.
The state had closed the educational institutions after Lt Governor Manoj Sinha chaired a meeting to review the Covid-19 situation in the state.
Various teachers and students were tested positive for Covid-19 in schools after which the government had decided to shut down the educational institutions.
Jammu and Kashmir Board of School Education (JKBOSE) had earlier canceled the Class 10 board exams and postponed the Class 12 board exams.
The colleges were earlier allowed to hold online classes.