Bhubaneswar, Apr 7: In view of rise in Covid positive cases, the Odisha Government on Wednesday declared suspension of physical teaching for Class IX and XI students in schools, both Government and private, in the State.
The School and Mass Education Department sent the order to all Directors and District Education Officers working under it. The decision will be implemented from tomorrow i.e April 8, 2021, the official communiqué said.
“In view of the prevailing Covid 19 situation, the teaching of Class IX and X in all schools is suspended with immediate effect until April 30, 2021. Students residing in hostels will go back home immediately. If required schools may take up online classes,” read the order.
However, the order said that physical teaching for Classes X and XII students will continue till April 25, 2021 as these students will appear for Board/Council examinations.