According to the decision, students will attend classes October 9 and holidays will begin after the classes. After 11 holidays, classes will resume from October 21 amid strict adherence to Covid19 safety norms.
School and Mass Education Secretary Satyabrata Sahu has written to all District Education Officers in this regard.
“The Government has been pleased to declare Holidays for Schools from October, 2021 afternoon (after the classes are over) to 20th October, 2021, in view of Durga Puja & Dussehra followed by Kumar Purnima. All the Educational Institutions will remain closed during the above period. The Schools for class-IX, X & XII will resume from 21st October, 2021 with the same timing as issued by Govt. and the same SOP will be followed in view of the pandemic situation arising out of COVID-19,” read the letter.