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Odisha schools to reopen for classes 8, 11; SOPs issued

Schools remained closed from October 9 on the occasion of Durga Puja and Kumar Purnima and will reopen on October 21.

By: Express News Service | Bhubaneshwar |
Updated: October 16, 2021 5:56:43 am
Schools reopen, Odisha Schools reopenClassroom teaching for students of classes 9 and 12 have already been resumed in the state with strict adherence to health safety guidelines.  (File)

The Odisha government Friday announced the reopening of schools for students of classes 11 and 8 from October 21 and 25, respectively.
The School and Mass Education department also issued detailed SOPs for the resumption of physical classes.

Classroom teaching for students of classes 9 and 12 is already underway with strict adherence to safety guidelines.
Schools had been closed from October 9 for Durga Puja and Kumar Purnima.

“A notification will be issued soon,” School and Mass Education Minister Samir Ranjan Dash told reporters. A decision on the reopening of schools for classes 1to 7 is yet to be finalised.

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