Bhubaneswar, Oct 25: After a 20-month long break, the physical mode of teaching for class Viii students in schools across Odisha has resumed today.
The classes will begin at 9 am and continue till 12.30 pm. All the schools under the ST & SC Department will also go for class education for standard VIII from today. However, the VIII class students will not be provided with the mid-day meal rather they will be given dry food.
Moreover, a detailed Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) keeping in view the Covid-19 guidelines is being prepared by the department.
Everybody needs to wear the mask. Also, they will wash their hands with sanitizer. No student is bound to attend a physical class. The online mode of education will also continue. The students and staff from containment zone areas have been barred to attend school.