Assam: Final decision to reopen schools, colleges after August 25


GUWAHATI: The Assam government will take final decision on opening of educational institutes including schools and colleges of the state after August 25.

“We are receiving the suggestions from the people. We will analyse the suggestions on August 25. We will also look the recommendations of the ministry of home affairs to take the decision,” said Assam health, finance and education minister Dr. Himanta Biswa Sarma.

Schools and colleges in Assam have remained closed since March due to COVID-19 pandemic. The Assam government published a proposed guidelines to start informal education from September 1. The government also sought feedback from the stakeholders.