The State government has decided to close down all the educational institutions indefenitely till further orders with effect from tomorrow.
Making a statement to this effect in the floor of the house today, the Minister for Education Sabita Indra Reddy said that the decision was taken in view of the growing number of Covid cases especially in educational institutions. She, however, exempted medical education institutions from the closure and said classes would be conducted online as usual like in the past.
She said the government after careful consideration of the spate of requests to this effect pouring in from various quarters especially from the parents and teachers. The order is applicable to all public and private educational institutions, hostels, residential schools pertaining to pre-primary, primary, upper primary, higher education, colleges and universities etc.