AHMEDABAD: Keeping in view the decline in new cases of COVID-19 in Gujarat, the state government has decided to allow classes in colleges and technical institutions to start classes with 50 per cent capacity from July 15 in addition to class 12. According to an official release, Chief Minister Vijay Rupani took this decision after reviewing the pandemic situation in the core committee meeting of the government.
Meanwhile, 56 new cases of corona virus infection have been reported in Gujarat in the last 24 hours. It will not be mandatory for the students to attend the classes, but if the students are asked to appear in person then the authorities of the schools and colleges will have to take the consent of the parents.
According to the release, over 6.82 lakh students are studying in Class 12 in 8,333 higher secondary schools in Gujarat, while there are over 11 lakh graduate and diploma students in over 2,000 colleges and technical institutions in the state.
courtesy INDIA TV