Source: NDTV Education
Because of the “unprecedented surge” in the number of new Covid-19 cases in the state, the Manipur government on Monday announced summer vacation for all schools under the state board and higher secondary council from May 1 to 31, 2021. All the government, aided and private schools affiliated to the Board of Secondary Education Manipur and Council of Higher Secondary Education Manipur will remain closed for the entire month. In this regard, the School Education commissioner of Manipur, T Ranjit Singh released an official notification on April 26.
Manipur Government has directed all heads of institutions—principals, vice-principals, headmaster, and headmistress to arrange for detailing at least four to five staff members by making an appropriate daily roster of them (teaching and non-teaching). The order has further instructed authorities to ensure their attendance in the institutions and to render unavoidable official duties during the period of vacation.
The official order also stated to ensure necessary arrangements for the commencement of online classes till summer vacation starts. “To ensure that necessary arrangement/preparations are made for commencement/resumption of online teaching/learning exercise on re-opening of classes of the summer vacation or until further order whichever is earlier.”
Several state governments including Delhi, Andhra Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Haryana, Rajasthan, Telangana, and West Bengal also have announced early summer vacation this year for their respective government and private schools after considering the rising Covid-19 cases.