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Chief Minister Stalin to take a call on reopening of schools for junior classes

- September 15, 2021

Chennai, September 15 (BPNS)

Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu, M.K. Stalin will take a decision on the reopening of school classes for children from 1 to 8th standard. The Chief Minister will take a decision after expert opinion from the doctors and other medical experts.

Tamil Nadu school education minister Anbil Mahesh Poyyamaohi in a statement said that the state school education department will present a report on the reopening of classes for junior students. The report after proper studies conducted at the grass-root levels across the state will be presented to the Chief Minister on Wednesday.

The school education minister said that the education department has been closely monitoring the developments since the reopening of school classes for students from IX to XII on September 1.

He also said that more than 800 medical professionals from the Rashtriya Bal  Swasthya Karyakram( RBSK) are involved in the surveillance to ensure the safety of both students and teachers.

The Chief Minister, according to Public health department sources is likely to give consent to reopen schools as the state has been frenetically inoculating its population and the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) has also  announced that threat to children is not very high.