The State government has decided to introduce English as the medium of instruction for Classes 1 to 8 in all government schools from this academic year.
Meanwhile, in light of the reopening of schools, Director of Public Health G Srinivasa Rao has urged parents to get all eligible children vaccinated.
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According to the memo, no child shall be compelled by any school management to physically attend offline classes if his or her parents are not inclined to send them.
The first day of the reopening witnessed a low turnout of students amid fears of the third wave of Covid-19 and confusion among parents regarding the school reopening.
Meanwhile, schools in Khammam and Adilabad district witnessed low turnout as most parents were reluctant to send their children.
Director of Public Health Dr G Srinivasa Rao also said that unless a highly infective variant comes, a Covid third wave will not occur.
Private institutions will continue online classes as parents are not ready to send their kids to school.
With days left for reopening of schools, many have written to the High Court challenging the decision.
Additionally, ZDP chairpersons, CEOs, ZPTCs and MPs in the State have been asked to visit the schools every day and to ensure proper sanitation of school premises.