Reopening of schools should not be fatal
(Giving 'Corona Certificate' to students from large classes of colleges and schools without exams is not a good move. In the Corona era, virtual classes have made the Internet an important link for education, but we have also learned that there is a large section in the country. Has neither a smartphone nor a computer nor internet facility, from which we came to know that online education is right in the time of crisis but it cannot be made a substitute for traditional knowledge classes.)
Schools from Kerala, Karnataka, and Assam have been reopened from 1 January. All government schools and coaching centers across the state will be opened from 4 January 2021 as per the order of the Bihar government. Schools will be opened in Maharashtra for students from 9th to 12th standard from January 4. These will strictly follow the Covid-19 guidelines. Earlier schools in Uttar Pradesh, Punjab, Madhya Pradesh, Andhra Pradesh, Jharkhand, and Sikkim have already been partially opened. Although some states have decided not to open schools yet, the government of the national capital Delhi says that it is not right to open schools until the Kovid-19 vaccine is introduced. Given Corona's new strain in Mumbai, it has been decided to keep the school closed till January 15. There will be neither secondary and higher secondary examinations in West Bengal this year, nor will schools open.
Now when schools and colleges are being opened slowly, what kind of precautions need to be taken, what precautions need to be taken because the Corona epidemic is not yet over. Universities and schools across the country were closed in mid-March when the central government announced the closure of educational institutions across the country as part of measures to prevent the spread of coronavirus infection. After that, a nationwide lockdown was implemented on 25 March. From June 8, the government started gradually reducing restrictions under 'unlock'. Amid the epidemic, there is some opposition across the country to open schools and PUCs, while many people believe that opening of schools and colleges with security measures has become especially necessary in rural areas as online education is mostly absent. Due to which there have been cases of their wages.
Closure of schools worldwide to curb the spread of Kovid-19 has revealed several health risks, with the most impacting on children. Many children missed school meals. Negative effects of mental health were seen on him. According to data from the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) on the dashboard of the National Council for Disease Control, 11.89% of Kovid-19 cases in India are under 20 years of age. School closures in India have affected 247 million children enrolled in primary and secondary education and 28 million children who were attending pre-school education at Anganwadi centers. Kovid-19 poses a serious threat to India's effort in neonatal mortality (NMR) and infant mortality (IMR), which have seen improvement in recent years. Government schools across the country have already lacked better access to water quality, sanitation, and hygiene facilities, are closed and facilities are not available.
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