Unlock 4: School-College may remain closed after September 1: Report


However, discussions are underway on whether the university can be opened.


Fourth stage unlocks may be allowed to operate metro services. But schools and colleges are more likely to be closed. The news agency PTI quoted the officials as saying.

The number of coronavirus cases in the country is increasing. That number stood at 3,106,349 as of 8 a.m. Monday. Of these, 61,408 were newly infected. However, the number of healthy patients has exceeded 2.3 million. According to the Union Ministry of Health, the number of healthy patients in the country is three times more than the number of active patients. Even so, owning one is still beyond the reach of the average person. Duet this, there are indications that the school and college will be closed for the fourth time.

The official said schools and colleges would not be opened immediately. Discussions are underway on whether to open higher education institutions, including universities, IITs and IIMs. However, no final decision has been taken yet, the official said. Following the final decision, the Union Home Ministry will issue new guidelines later this month.

Meanwhile, West Bengal Education Minister Partha Chatterjee told a news conference on Saturday that no decision has been taken yet on when the school will open in Corona. In his words, education cannot be at the cost of one’s life. ‘ He said the state cabinet headed by the chief minister would take a final decision on when the school would reopen.