Rijiju praised the ITBP for taking a lead role in this campaign and urged more central police and defence forces to conduct and participate in such events.
Schools partially reopen in Andhra Pradesh, Assam, Uttarakhand; India's COVID-19 tally crosses 82 lakh
However, attendance was low in Andhra Pradesh and Uttarakhand schools as parents remained reluctant to send their children to schools amid fears over virus transmission, as per reports.
In states such as Uttar Pradesh, Bihar and Rajasthan, where schools were dismal in their support to offering learning materials, it’s the families who stepped in significantly to fulfil educational needs, the survey found
While theatres and multiplexes will remain closed in states like Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu, Kerala and Chhattisgarh, they will open this week in several places, including Delhi and parts of Madhya Pradesh and Gujarat, with stringent dos and don'ts.
Reopening schools: Maharashtra to take call after Diwali; Delhi, Karnataka decide against it for now
According to the latest unlock guidelines, schools, colleges outside containment zones can reopen after 15 October. The final decision on reopening the institutions has been left with the states
Classes will be held in shifts and all necessary protocols including social distancing will have to be followed by schools, the state government announced on Saturday
As per the new guidelines, which will come into effect from 1 October, theatres and multiplexes outside containment zones to open with 50 percent seating capacity from 15 October and will have to follow SOPs issued by the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting.
Schools reopen after lockdown: Teachers, parents fear spiralling COVID-19 cases, say enforcing protocols no mean task
From demarcating spaces for parking of school buses to appointing staff for thermal checking, a lot of preparation is required to adhere to safety protocols
Schools reopen after 6 months: Masks mandatory, sports prohibited; here are state-wise guidelines on social distancing
Earlier this month, the Centre released SOPs in which it stated that Class 9 to 12 students can attend school with the written consent of their parents
Coronavirus Updates: Kolkata Police Commissioner Anuj Sharma tests positive for COVID-19, says report
Coronavirus Updates: Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla on Thursday also said that 62 percent of the Parliament's operations have been "successfully" moved online will go "100 percent digital eventually"
Coronavirus Updates: AAP govt rules out another lockdown as Delhi reports over 4,000 new cases, tally crosses 2 lakh
Coronavirus Updates: Despite a sharp surge in COVID-19 cases in Delhi, the AAP government has ruled out the possibility of another lockdown, asserting that the economy 'cannot be kept shut for eternity'
Schools have adopted different approaches to reopening during the lockdown, amid pressure from parents, health and government authorities.
Unlock 4.0 phase to begin from 1 September; metro trains may resume but schools likely to stay closed
Metro services were suspended in late March to combat the spread of the novel coronavirus, which has infected more than 31 lakh people in the country so far
Children are not 'almost immune' to the Coronavirus: Everything we know on how the virus infects them
Israel serves as a cautionary tale, with outbreaks in multiple schools that infected hundreds of students, teachers and relatives.
Evidence suggests younger children don’t spread the disease easily but kids aged 10 and up transmit as easily as adults.
Coronavirus is airborne: Wear mask, stay away from crowded indoor spaces, and other things to keep in mind
Experts are saying infected people are releasing aerosols when they cough and sneeze and also when they breathe, talk or sing, with some exertion.
As COVID-19 brings uncertainty, stress for teachers, it's time we foster mechanisms that support them
With the changing face of educational systems and processes, it is important to acknowledge the systemic and structural underpinnings of teacher and educator stress that are very unique to this time period.
Centre likely to reduce syllabus for upcoming academic year, announces Ramesh Pokhriyal; classes were delayed due to COVID-19 outbreak
The coronavirus outbreak has led to delay in starting classes for the new sessions and postponement of exams.
COVID-19 lockdown in India extended till 31 May; schools, colleges to remain shut; inter-state travel allowed if both govts agree
The Centre allowed inter- and intra-state movement of public vehicles with conditions and reopening of all shops except those in malls and COVID-19 containment zones
CBSE directs schools to introduce Art-Education & Art-Integrated learning for classes 1 to 10, releases guidelines
CBSE has released a circular asking heads of all affiliated schools to implement art-integrated education for classes 1 to 10