By: Bhat Imran
Srinagar: In the wake of closure closure of schools in Jammu and Kashmir due to spurt in Covid-19 cases, the J&K government is mulling to start Tele and radio classes in a week’s time.
Top officials said they are planning to resume the Tele and radio classes in weeks’ time.
“In order to compensate the academic losses suffered by the students during the closure of schools, the department is devising the mechanism to resume the Tele and radio classes. Besides, the online classes will also be held as per the already notified schedule,” they said.
“Most probably, the schedule of the Tele and Radio classes will be the same as the previous academic year,” the officials said.
Pertinently, the schools in Jammu and Kashmir have consistently remained closed for physical academic activities for more than a year now following the outbreak of COVID-19 in March-2020.
Earlier, in 2019, the government closed all educational establishments in August following abrogation of Articles 370 and 35A.
After surge in Covid cases, government has ordered closure of all schools till May 15. (KNO)