Due to the Pandemic and excessive rate of corona cases the schools were shut from mid – march. However, Now with the decline in the Covid cases the Government of Punjab has allowed schools to resume all the classes from August 2.
As, Earlier, on July 26, the higher authorities of Punjab has allowed the reopening of schools for the students of Classes 10 to 12. As, it was completely based upon the consent of parents and the option of virtual classes also continued.
Additionally, As per the Punjab Government, The schools have to follow Covid protocols and must maintain Covid appropriate behavior inside the school premises during offline mode classes.
Apart from this, only those teachers and staff can return to schools who were fully vaccinated. However, It was mandatory for schools to seek written consent from parents for sending their children to attend classes.