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After a long gap, the schools in Assam reopened on Monday for Class 10 students.

Special precautionary measures have been taken in schools to avoid Covid19 infection.

Apart from sanitizing the school campuses and classrooms, the classes have been started following the Covid protocols as directed by the government.

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Students of Teok Jyoti Vidyapeeth, a leading school in Teok under Assam’s Jorhat district, are excited to come to their school and meet their friends and teachers after a long time.

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At the entry point of the school, an arrangement has been made for handwashing and temperature checking.

An awareness meeting on Covid19 was also organised for the students before the beginning of the classes.

The students said online classes are not amazing as classroom teaching.

The teachers are also excited to teach the students in classrooms.

On Thursday, Assam chief minister Himanta Biswa Sarma announced that schools would reopen for Class 10 students in high schools, high madrassas, residential schools, government and private day boarding schools from September 20.

The chief minister asked the authorities of all the schools which have been ordered to reopen to ensure that all employees and workers are fully vaccinated.

The decision to reopen the schools for Class 10 students was taken in the Assam Cabinet meeting.

In a tweet, Assam chief minister Sarma said, “In the weekly #AssamCabinet, we took several major decisions regarding rhino protection, reopening of Class X, premium for crop insurance, developing seed farms, State holiday on Karam Puja, ending license system for rickshaws, funds for infrastructure work, among others.”

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