District collector M Govinda Rao said testing is being done for all students in schools where at least one case was reported.
All students returning to the campus must produce a Covid-negative RT-PCR test report, sign an undertaking, and spend a minimum of three days in isolation facility at the campus.
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The Rawat Pathshala in Gorakhpur welcomed students with arti and tika. Some students, however, were seen without face masks.
This is the earliest reopening of the high mountain Zojila pass and also the minimum period of the closure of the road.
Terminal-1 caters to domestic passengers and Terminal-2 has international services besides domestic operations of some of the Indian airlines.
Lalthangliana, who is also the Health Minister, urged authorities of schools, colleges, universities and other institutions to adhere to COVID-19 protocols.
Teachers said it will help if students attend physical classes for at least a couple of months in this academic year.
The COVID-19 curve in the state has shown a declining trend and the state at present has 18 active coronavirus cases.
At least 82 per cent of the children on average have lost at least one specific mathematical ability from the previous year across all classes.
The Covid-19 guidelines issued by the Centre and the state government have to be compulsorily followed in all classes, a government spokesperson said.
The document recommends different approaches depending on the level of community transmission in a given area, defined by the number of new cases per hundred thousand in the past seven days.
After schools reopened for Classes 9, 10 and colleges for PUC I and II, the state government is planning to reopen schools for children of Class 1 to 8.
The administration has asked the school authorities to ensure strict adherence to COVID-19 guidelines to prevent a surge in fresh cases.