government has decided to reopen its schools and colleges in the month of
August. The decision was taken at a high-level meeting of the State Task Force
presided over by Chief Minister Prem Singh Tamang on Friday. Earlier, schools
and colleges were to open from July 1.
is a need for abundant precaution to resume educational activities in Sikkim in
view of the spike in COVID-19 cases," the officials said.
of schools and colleges will be done in compliance with the UGC and the central
officials said “the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) had announced
that the pending class 10 and 12 board examinations would be held from July 1
to 15. The examinations were postponed due to the nationwide lockdown imposed
on March 25. These examinations will be conducted in all the senior secondary
schools in Sikkim to maintain social distancing norms and avoid commuting to a
students of Sikkim appearing for the CBSE exams are stranded in other states
and have been instructed to apply for a change of exam center in the district
where they are currently staying.