Tripura government has decided to reopen schools from the month of June and the classes will resume from June 15 next, Education Minister Ratan Lal Nath who happens to be the cabinet spokesperson told reporters.
Addressing media, Nath said the state government has planned to resume full-fledged functions of schools from June 15 next. He said, “the schools which remained closed for a long time following the sudden strike of COVID19 in India will restart from June 1 next. For beginning classes assessing all possible measures it will take two weeks more and the expected date for the beginning of classes is June 15 next.”
He continued, “2563 schools don’t have running water facility. The government is planning to arrange two water tanks having storage capacity of 250 litter for such schools each by June 6 next. The estimated government expenditure for this purpose is Rs. 1,53,18,000.”
In another significant development, Amidst lockdown 4.0 domestic flight services across the country including Tripura is set to resume from May 25 in a calibrated manner. From MBB Airport in Tripura, six flights will operate initially. On resumption of flight services, Nath said, “Initially, six flights will operate from Maharaja Bir Bikram Airport”. Meanwhile, all preparations for resuming the flight services have been taken to ensure social distancing and other guidelines as per SOP.
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