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Assam: Elementary schools to reopen from January 1- Himanta Biswa Sarma

Addressing a presser, the minister said detailed SOPs (Standard Operating Procedure) on the development will soon be released.

Guwahati:  Assam health and education minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Monday said that elementary schools in the state will reopen from January 1, 2021, in a staggered manner. Addressing a presser, the minister said detailed SOPs (Standard Operating Procedure) on the development will soon be released.

Assam Health Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Monday announced that the elementary schools in the northeastern state will reopen in a staggered manner from January 1, 2021.

Addressing a press conference here, Sarma said that details of the standard operating procedure (SOPs) related to the opening of elementary schools will be released soon.

Earlier this month, the health minister had directed the education department of the state to allow students of Class 6 and above to attend the school, but only after consent from their parents. Schools are following an odd-even system to contain the spread of the infection and are following COVID-19 protocols.

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