Nagaland schools begin offline class from 15 February.
Reportedly, Nagaland Government has decided to resume offline classes for students of Classes 1 to 8 from 15 February, 2022.
Nagaland schools to begin with parental consent
As per the notice issued by the Nagaland government, students from classes 1 to 8 will be allowed for physical classes from 15 February.
But the students will be subjected to parental consent and fulfilment of the conditions and standard operating procedures that will be issued.
The order stated that the Board Examinations for Class 10 and 12 to be conducted offline by the Nagaland Board of School Education will be allowed as per the schedule decided by the board in March 2022.
For which as mentioned, the Standard Operating Procedures will be issued by the Home Department.
“Suitable arrangements should also be made for the students who are unable to appear for the examinations on account of being tested positive for COVID-19 or who are symptomatic,” the order added.
Other restrictions to remain same
As per the notice, all the existing restrictions in the State for preventing the spread of COVID-19 will remain the same as issued in the earlier orders.
Orders for social/religious/political/sports/academic/cultural entertainment gatherings etc shall continue.
Previously, on 8 January, the Nagaland government had put a limit to the number of participants for any type of social gatherings.
The notice added in case of an unavoidable situation which needs to extend that limit one has to get an express permission of the respective District Task Force.
Legal actions to be taken against violators
The notice further mentioned that, if any person/group of persons is found acting in violation of the directions shall be liable to legal actions.
They would be liable to be prosecuted under relevant sections of the Disaster Management Act, 2005.
Also, action under Section 188 of the Indian Penal Code and other applicable legal provisions.
As per information, Nagaland Chief Secretary and Chairperson of the State Executive Committee J Alam issued the order.
Amidst increasing number of Covid-19 cases in the state and with the fear of the Omicron variant looming around, the Nagaland government had issued the following order.