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Government teachers may also not require to attend schools, decision in 2 days

Last Updated on April 6, 2021 at 4:06 pm

Government of Jammu and Kashmir will take a decision on attendance of government teachers and private coaching centers in a day or two, reports have said.

UT administration had announced closure of schools for two weeks till 9th standard and one week for 10th to 12th in wake of rising Covid cases.

Secretary School Education Department (SED) B K Singh said that the decision about the attendance of the teaching staff in schools will be taken within two days.

“Teachers are government employees and we cannot announce vacations for them. But the matter will be taken with the government and a final decision about their attendance will be taken within two days,” said Singh. He also said the issue about functioning of private coaching centres will be taken up with State Disaster Management Authorities (SDMA).