Schools to remain shut in Chhattisgarh amid Covid spike, class 10 and 12 examinations to be held as per schedule

Schools to remain shut in Chhattisgarh amid Covid spike, class 10 and 12 examinations to be held as per schedule

Raipur: Amid rising cases of Covid-19, Chhattisgarh government has announced closure of schools till further orders.

The state government has taken a decision to keep schools shut till further orders keeping in view the safety of students and staff. Besides, it has also been decided that examinations will only be conducted for 10th and 12th board classes and rest all will be given general promotion, the officials said.

An order in his regard has been issued late on Saturday by the school education department. As per the order, class 10th and 12th examinations will be taken in offline mode as per the previously announced program of Chhattisgarh Board of Secondary Education. All measures to prevent corona infection in these examinations will be taken as per instructions issued from time to time by the central government and the state government. This order will be applicable to the state government, central government and all private schools.