Meghalaya : Decision on Reopening Schools After November 5

Education Minister Lahkmen Rymbui said, the decision on reopening of normal school classes to be taken after November 5th on a meeting of the state’s education department and the Meghalaya Board of School Education (MBoSE).

Mr Rymbui told, “Whether selection test will be there and if not, what steps will be taken all these instructions will be given after this meeting. Decision on resuming normal class activities and other issues will be known only after November 5”.

Regular classroom activities were shut since March, 2020 due to COVID-19 pandemic. Students of standard 6 and above are allowed to have a consultation with their teachers on conditions that protocols are strictly followed.

According to the minister, “consultations” with stakeholders – management committees, parents, teachers – is on at the moment.

Rymbui on selection tests for class 10 students said, matters related to the issue will be discussed on the November 5 meeting.