The Assam government has reportedly decided to not open the schools even after the summer vacation in view of the prevailing COVID-19 situation in the state.
The education department has reportedly asked the authorities concerned to take steps to conduct online classes.
The Secondary Education Department’s Principal Secretary B Kalyan Chakravarthy has directed district administration officials to arrange for online classes so that there is continuity in students’ learning process.
The summer vacation in schools ended on June 14.
He asked directors of secondary and elementary education, all inspectors of schools, other officials of the department and heads of government and private educational institutes to take steps to conduct online classes until further orders or till the reopening of these institutes.
The order was issued on Monday and came into force with immediate effect.
The Assam government had advanced the one-month summer vacation in schools from May 15 amid a raging second wave of COVID-19.
The summer vacation in schools in Assam is usually held from July 1 to 31.