Gangtok, May 31:
All central and state government, government aided, and private educational institute, universities, colleges, tutorials, coaching institutes, and hostels will continue to remain closed till June 25, 2021 reads fresh order issued by the Education department today. As per earlier order schools were closed till 31.05.2021.
The order further reads that work from home and conduct of online classes duly maintaining all Covid 19 related safety protocol shall continue during the closure period. Similarly, diary maintained by teaching faculty members of all classes conducted online or by any other mode date wise shall be shared with their concerned heads of the institution on bi-monthly basis and the school heads shall compile these and submit to the headquarters in order to help to create and record the learning repository which could be used in future for those who could not get access to the present arrangement.
While clarifying on the postponement of the first term examination, the order reads that the first term examination which is slated for June 14- 19 2021 shall be taken up at a later stage when the schools reopen.
Schools around Rangpo Mamring or any other such places where factories are located may be utilized as barracks for the factory workers of such locality on a rental basis. District authorities of the department are directed to support the administration in the event of such schools being requisitioned.