Darrang district, along with rest of Assam, is all set resume classes for secondary level students following COVID 19 health protocols.
In view of this, the district administration has already de-notified the COVID Care centres functioning in different schools and carried out sanitization in advance.
Before this COVID (RT- PCR) tests were conducted of over 5000 teachers serving in different government primary and secondary schools.
Talking to North East Now on Sunday, District Elementary Education Officer Jowahira Tabassum said, “Our preparations to reopen a total of 151 schools having secondary level students have been completed.”
“As a part this the district administration has already de-notified all the eleven COVID Care centres operating in state government schools,” she said.
“This was followed by sanitization of the school campuses,” she added.
“Earlier, the health department conducted COVID-19 tests of over 5000 teachers residing in the district. The district has a total of 6442 teachers,” she added.
“The remaining teachers who are presently outside the district have also assured COVID-19 test before joining service in the district,” she further added.
“COVID-19 tests have also been conducted by the cooks and helpers of the respective schools,” she further informed.
“However, the resuming of classes only depends upon the wishes of the students and their parents,” she further said.
Meanwhile, it has been alleged that with wild high weeds and grasses surrounding the campus practically many school campuses are yet to be made ready for reopening.