The state government feared that the spike in Omicron spread across the country will reach its peak within the January end
In urban areas, the government will only allow school visits or online classes for classes I to V, while classes VI to XII will reopen.
The Centre has also asked all the state governments to vaccinate the teachers in their respective states by Teacher’s Day
The minister has informed that they have received green signal from the health department to reopen the institutions.
Besides being vaccinated, the educational institutions are also bound to ensure that COVID-19 appropriate behaviour is maintained.
Classes from IX, X up to college-level shall operate on a 50-50 basis: Himanta Biswa Sarma
City buses, intra-district, inter-district and inter-state buses will be allowed to operate with 50% seating capacities.
Earlier, the SEBA directed all the schools affiliated under SEBA with certain guidelines which will be effective from class IX registration for the year 2021.
The Assam govt had extended the Academic year till March 31st 2021 and subsequently with effect from 31st April to March 31st of every year.
The board is yet to take a decision regarding the dates for the conduct of board exams, and consultations with stakeholders are still in process.