Highlights

  • Classes 1-7 in cities, classes 1-4 in rural areas to resume from Dec 1
  • Schools reopened for Classes 5 to 12 in rural areas on Oct 4
  • Classes 8 to 12 in urban areas resumed on Oct 4

Latest news

IND vs SA Test series: Cricket South Africa announces 21-member squad

IND vs SA Test series: Cricket South Africa announces 21-member squad

Justin Bieber performs at Saudi F1 race after boycott calls

Justin Bieber performs at Saudi F1 race after boycott calls

The Matrix: Resurrections trailer: Priyanka Chopra Jonas talks about the most important choice for Neo

The Matrix: Resurrections trailer: Priyanka Chopra Jonas talks about the most important choice for Neo

Varun Dhawan's wife Natasha Dalal to make her OTT debut with 'Say Yes To The Dress India'

Varun Dhawan's wife Natasha Dalal to make her OTT debut with 'Say Yes To The Dress India'

Mark Zuckerberg announces new options for WhatsApp disappearing messages

Mark Zuckerberg announces new options for WhatsApp disappearing messages

Maharashtra: classes 1-7 in urban areas, classes 1-4 in rural areas to resume from Dec 1

School Education Minister Varsha Gaikwad in a statement said that the decision has been taken after discussing the issue with Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray, the cabinet and the pediatric task force. 

The Maharashtra cabinet on Thursday decided to reopen schools for students of Classes 1 to 4 in rural areas and Classes 1 to 7 in urban areas from December 1.

School Education Minister Varsha Gaikwad in a statement said that the decision has been taken after discussing the issue with Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray, the cabinet and the pediatric task force.

Also watch: Telangana: 28 school students tested positive for Covid-19 virus

She added that in the next six days, the emphasis will be on acclimatizing schools, parents and children towards a safe transition to physical classes, as classrooms have been shut for nearly two years.

Schools reopened for Classes 5 to 12 in rural areas on October 4, while those in urban areas resumed for Classes 8 to 12.

Up Next

Maharashtra: classes 1-7 in urban areas, classes 1-4 in rural areas to resume from Dec 1

Maharashtra: classes 1-7 in urban areas, classes 1-4 in rural areas to resume from Dec 1

'Here is the list': Rahul shares details of farmers who died during protest, demands aid

'Here is the list': Rahul shares details of farmers who died during protest, demands aid

Gurgaon comedy festival drops Munawar Faruqui, Haryana BJP IT cell head files fresh complaint

Gurgaon comedy festival drops Munawar Faruqui, Haryana BJP IT cell head files fresh complaint

Omicron in India: IMA warns of 'massive' third Covid wave, if...

Omicron in India: IMA warns of 'massive' third Covid wave, if...

PM Modi warns BJP MPs over House attendance: 'Change or there will be changes'

PM Modi warns BJP MPs over House attendance: 'Change or there will be changes'

India Covid update: 6,822 new cases reported, lowest in 558 days

India Covid update: 6,822 new cases reported, lowest in 558 days

More videos

Delhi BJP MP Parvesh Verma waved liquor bottles in Parliament. Here's why
PM Modi, Sonia Gandhi, Priyanka Chopra figure in Bihar Covid vaccination list
UP Election 2022: AIIMS, mega fertiliser plant - PM Modi gifts to Gorakhpur
Nagaland killings: Naga tribal body lists 5 demands for govt after botched up Army op
First conviction in Delhi riots, man held guilty of setting woman's house on fire
Bajrang Dal mob attacks MP school alleging conversion, students had narrow escape
India raises issue of 'Chinese aggression' in bilateral talks with Russia
Nagaland CM leads Mon as it pays last respects to civilians killed in Army firing
Chief ministers of north-eastern states lead renewed calls for AFSPA repeal
Punjab Elections 2022: Amarinder Singh says he will join hands with BJP