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The Gujarat government on Wednesday announced that it's decided to reopen schools for classes 10th and 12th and colleges within the state from January 11, provided Covid-19 guidelines are followed. The education minister also announced that decisions regarding other classes and first schools are going to be taken later.
Bhupendrasinh Chudasama, the education minister of Gujarat said, "In a gathering held today, headed by the Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani, it's been decided to reopen the faculties for classes 10th and 12th and colleges within the state. Before that, I had many discussions with my department officials, educational experts, academicians and other stakeholders about going for the continuation of education. Today, the cupboard has decided that for these classes and colleges, education are going to be allowed to continue from the January 11th. For this, they shall strictly need to follow the quality Operating Protocol (SOP prepared by the central government."
The minister added that the choice taken on Wednesday applied to all or any the faculties colleges within the state including the govt , grant in aid, self financed, Kasturba Gandhi Balika Vidyalay and every one the faculties under Social justice and empowerment. For the remainder of the faculties the govt are going to be choosing it later.