West Bengal schools reopen: Schools and colleges will reopen in West Bengal on November 16, teachers and employees were called from 1

Schools and colleges in West Bengal will reopen for offline classes on November 16. This information has been given in the official notification issued by the state government a few days after the announcement of Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee. According to a notice issued by the School Education Department on Thursday evening, schools will be reopened for students of classes 9 to 12.

In another notification, the Higher Education Department has asked teaching and non-teaching staff to go to their colleges and universities from November 1. The teaching and non-teaching staff will make arrangements in the school for 15 days and the colleges will be opened on November 16.

Instructions sent to all DMs
District magistrates have been asked to ensure that preparations are completed by October 31 to reopen schools from November 16. Vice-Chancellors and college principals have also been asked to prepare the buildings by November 1 for the resumption of offline classes in undergraduate and postgraduate courses from November 16.

Kovid protocol will have to be followed
The notification states that the concerned railway authorities will be informed by the educational institutions for the issuance of train passes. The government said that the standard COVID-19 protocol should be strictly followed while conducting classes on the campus.

Mamata Banerjee had announced
Mamata Banerjee had said in a meeting in Siliguri on Monday that schools and colleges in the state would reopen from November 16 after a gap of about 20 months. He had directed the Chief Secretary to facilitate the process.


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