Through the official guidelines, the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA), has clarified that schools and colleges may reopen in July after the Lockdown 5.0.
After carefully reviewing the results of the Lockdown 4.0 on the COVID-19 situation, the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA), has now released a notification under the Disaster Management Act, 2005, for further extending the Lockdown. The Lockdown 5.0 also called Unlock 1 shall continue in Containment zones till 30th June 2020.
The MHA has specified that the Unlock 1 shall go in 3 different phases. In the second phase, the schools and colleges may reopen in July. Let us understand this.
Here’s the detailed MHA notification.
Unlock 1: Phase 2- Schools and colleges may reopen in July
Following activities might be resumed after July 2020 during the second phase of Unlock 1:
- Schools and colleges, after consulting with parents
- Other educational institutions
- Training centers
- Coaching centers
However, the decision to reopen schools and colleges shall be taken after consultation with all States & UTs.
The government’s consideration to reopen schools & colleges after Lockdown 5.0 or Unlock 1 gives a ray of hope that India might gradually come back to a normal pace very soon.
Also know:- Lockdown 5.0: What Activities are allowed?
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