The second wave of COVID-19 is hitting the world hard and the daily positive cases is in huge jump in the last few months. The same is the case in Assam, a sharp increased in daily covid 19 positive cases. The Commissioner & Secretary to the Government of Assam, Elementary/ Secondary and Higher Education Department has released a set of Standard Operating of Procedure (SOP) to be followed by all educational institutions of Assam .
In the notification No. ASE. 01/2020/Pt-lI/142 dated 17.04.2021 issued by the Assam Government. The Education Department on temporary closure of Lower Primary Schools (both Government and non-Government) up to Class V including pre-Primary Schools in those Districts where the active Covid19 cases has crossed the 100 mark. The Education department has further directed that the School authorities should make necessary arrangement for the online classes of students.
With respect of Upper Primary Classes (VI to VIII), Secondary Classes (IX and X) and Senior Secondary Classes (XI and XIl) in those Districts with more than 100 covid 19 positive patient and to take measures to prevent its spread, the General Guidelines are Issued for strict compliance by all Educational Institutions(both Government and Non —Government institutions)
The Classes of VI,VII, VIll, IX .X and XII, Classes will be conducted with fifty percent (5O%) attendance in each class. Please find the official SOP issued by Assam Government from the below .jpg file attached.
Tweet from the official twitter handle by Assam Health Minister, Dr. Himanta Biswa Sarma regarding the new covid 19 guidelines for the second wave of Corona virus.
#AssamCovidUpdate— Himanta Biswa Sarma (@himantabiswa) April 20, 2021
Districts where number of #Covid_19 cases are more than 100, classes at Upper Primary, Secondary and Senior Secondary levels will run with 50% attendance. The same will also apply for classes in colleges & universities of such districts. Please read the info👇 pic.twitter.com/yokSAir8NF