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Brainstorming on how early schools can be reopened: Delhi Dy-CM Sisodia

Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia said that the government is brainstorming on how early schools can be reopened in the national capital

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Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia addresses a press conference, in New Delhi, Friday, Nov. 6, 2020. (PTI Photo/Vijay Verma)(
Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia (PTI File Photo/Vijay Verma)

Delhi Deputy Chief Minister on Wednesday said that the government is brainstorming on how early schools can be reopened in the capital.

"Brainstorming is on for how early schools can be reopened in Delhi, especially for board classes as the dates for exams have already been announced," he said while addressing a press conference.

Sisodia also said that "our future strategy (on reopening schools) will depend on how early a COVID-19 vaccine is available for public after frontline workers are vaccinated".

Schools in the capital are closed since March last year in view of the COVID-19 pandemic. While a few states have partially reopened schools, the had announced that schools will not reopen till a vaccine is available.

Sisodia announced that the is organising an international education conference from January 11 to 17 on how should the education sector be in a post-COVID world.

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First Published: Wed, January 06 2021. 17:05 IST
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