Online classes for high school students in Telangana to begin from Monday

The order also directs that 50 percent of the teaching and non-teaching staff to attend schools on a rotational basis from Monday.

By Newsmeter Network  Published on  23 Jan 2022 5:41 AM GMT
Online classes for high school students in Telangana to begin from Monday

Hyderabad: The Director of School Education on January 22 instructed that online classes for students of 8th, 9th, and 10th standards will begin from January 24.

The order also directs that 50 percent of the teaching and non-teaching staff to attend schools on a rotational basis from Monday.

"The attention of all the Heads of the Departments, Regional Joint Directors of School Education, Hyderabad and Warangal and all the District Educational Officers in the state is invited to G.O.Rt No.4 wherein Government has issued orders extending holidays to all Educational Institutions- Private, Aided and Government in the state of Telangana except Medical Colleges till January 31, 2022. In this regard, Government hereby issued the following instructions:-online/distance learning shall be permitted for classes 8,9, and 10, and 50% of teaching and non-teaching staff are instructed to attend to the schools on a rotational basis from January 24, 2022" reads the order from A.Sridevasena, Director of School Education.

Earlier on January 4, the Telangana government had decided to close all educational institutions from January 8 to 16. Amidst the rise in COVID19 cases, the government on January 16, issued orders extending holidays to all educational institutions- private, aided, and government in Telangana except medical colleges till January 30.




Meanwhile, Telangana reported 4,393 new COVID-19 cases on January 22, Saturday. This is 0.5% less than the number of cases recorded on 21 January i.e;4416 cases.

Two people died due to COVID-19 in the state in the last 24 hours.

The number of active cases in the state currently stands at 31,199. Telangana has so far reported a total of 7,31,212 cases.

The Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) reported the highest number of cases (1,643) in the last 24 hours followed by Medchal-Malkajgiri (421), Rangareddy (286), Hanumakonda (184), Khammam (128), and Sangareddy (89). The other districts in the state reported cases in double digits.

A total of 2,319 people recovered from the virus statewide in a span of 24 hours taking the overall recoveries so far to 6,95,942 constituting a recovery rate of 95.18%.

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