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Though many parents had sought extension of reopening date, it was given only to schools which were most affected.
When students come back to their schools after the devastating flood, it should be to a healthy and hygienic environment.
Of the 1,008 government schools in the district, 999 schools reopened on Wednesday. The strength of the students was low in the massive flood-affected areas of Aluva and Paravur.
The Onam vacation was advanced due to heavy rains and floods and over 10 lakh people who were displaced by the deluge, were accommodated in schools and colleges which functioned as relief camps.
The Director of Public Instruction (DPI) has directed the remaining schools to reopen by Monday.Of the 270 schools, 217 are in Alappuzha district, followed by 33 in Pathanamthitta district.
The school staff, students and camp volunteers are involved in ensuring the school premises and classrooms are sanitised and kept in the best of condition.
The Education Department said all 1,008 schools under the general education stream in the Ernakulam district will be reopened if the cleaning activities are completed.
With the district’s schools reopening on Wednesday after the floods, the Education Department has made arrangements to ensure students’ transition to normalcy is smooth.
The schools and parents however are not happy with the respite provided by the government, some flayed it as "impractical" and others called it "funny".
The city is gripped by a rare frenzy, the likes of which happen at the threshold of the start of the next academic year.