The Supreme Court rap for the government came on a day the city’s air quality plunged back to 'severe' zone after remaining in the 'very poor' category over the past three days.
Masked students, thermal scanning, and volunteers guiding staggered entry and exit for students was a common sight at the schools which reopened on November 1.
Many school authorities and parents welcome the Delhi government's decision but feel it was taken in haste.
It is necessary to take all effective measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19 as the country is threatened by the pandemic, the official said.
Though attendance was thin in most city schools because of heavy rain, students were happy to meet friends after 17 months
The DDMA has said that students, teachers and other employees living in Covid containment zones will not be allowed to come to schools and colleges.
The Delhi Disaster Management Authority (DDMA) is scheduled to hold a crucial meeting on Friday to take a final call on re-opening of schools.
Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal, who chaired the DDMA meeting to review the pandemic situation and preparedness for the coming months, announced the decision to form the committee.
Schools are noticing a growing list of developmental problems in students who want to get back to physical classes while their parents are against the idea