Agartala: Schools and colleges in Tripura will continue to remain closed as the health department has not yet given permission for the re-opening of education institutions.
A high-level meeting of the education department on November 26 had decided to start classes for Class-X and Class-XII students from December 1. However, it had been decided that the decision would be effective only after official go-ahead from the health department.
“In view of not receiving positive response from the Health & Family Welfare department, Tripura, regarding the re-opening of College/ Institution, it has been decided to cancel the physical attendance of the students…”, said a notification from the state government.
However, despite the postponement of the decision of the students to attend school-college, the attendance of teachers and professors have been made 100 per cent compulsory. In addition, online classes will continue as usual.
In March, the state government had announced the closure of all schools, colleges and universities, cinema halls, swimming pools, and gyms.
Tripura has around 27,000 teachers for 4,400 government and government-aided schools across the state.