Chandigarh, May 21, 2020: Haryana Government has decided to open the offices at all Government Schools across the State so that the administrative work that had been delayed due to lockdown for two months can be carried out.
An official spokesperson said that the Directorate of School Education has directed all District Education Officers, District Elementary Education Officers, Block Education Officers, Block Elementary Education Officers, School Head / In-charge and Principals of DIET/BIET/ GETTI etc. to open all offices on time at Government Schools and other educational institutions.
He said that following the guidelines issued by the Health and Family Welfare Department, Haryana, the School Principals have been instructed to maintain hygiene while following social-distancing, use of face masks, sanitizers etc. The state government has also given a one-time amount of Rs 2500 to Rs 4000 to all schools for purchasing soap, sanitizers, face masks, hand-wash, toilet cleaners, etc, he added.
He said that if the School Principal needs support to distribute mid-day meal, text-books or to perform any other task of the school, then a teacher can be called. He said that Physically Disabled, pregnant women, staff members who are suffering from chronic disease have been exempted from attending school. It is necessary to sanitize school offices, furniture and rooms as well.
For the new academic year, all government schools are instructed to plan the first meeting of the members of the School Management Committee within a week to plan the admissions, to ensure 100 percent enrollment, transition and dropout rate to zero.