Classes are being conducted with strict adherence to Covid guidelines fixed by the State School & Mass Education earlier, starting from 8.30 am in the morning.
As per a notification issued by the ministry earlier, four hours of classes will be conducted everyday till April 30 and only three periods are allowed within these school hours. Sunday will be a holiday it added.
Informing on the reopening of the schools, State School and Mass Education Minister (S&ME) Samir Dash has said that the decision to reopen the school was taken after taking into account the government’s experience with the commencement of classes for Class 10 and 12 students.
Notably, on January 8 Odisha Government had decided to reopen the schools for Class 8 and 12 students, classes for which are currently underway.