Reopening of Schools under School Education Deptt. w.e.f. 03.02.2022

Government of West Bengal has decided to re-open schools on campus for the students of class VIII, IX, X, XI and XII with effect from 03.02.2022 maintaining all COVID norms and protocols.

Government of West Bengal
School Education Department
Bikash Bhavan, 6th floor, Salt Lake City, Kolkata – 700091

Memo No.: 38-SSE/2022 Date: 31/01/2022

From: Principal Secretary
Department of School Education,
Government of West Bengal

To: The District Magistrate (All),

Sub: Reopening of schools under School Education Department

Sir/ Madam,

The competent authority in the Government of West Bengal has decided to re-open schools on campus for the students of class VIII, IX, X, XI and XII with effect from 03.02.2022 maintaining all COVID norms and protocols. You are requested to guide the process closely for smooth reopening of the schools in your District. I would suggest the followings:

A) You are requested to nominate ADM (Education) as Nodal Officer for reopening of the schools in your District. He may be advised to take all necessary measures for smooth reopening of such schools within your District strictly following extant COVID protocol. DIs (SE) concerned have been advised from this end to contact ADM (Education) and remain in touch with your office for immediate further necessary action.

B) Suitable steps be taken immediately for cleanliness of the schools and making them functional by 2nd February, 2022 on priority.

C) All teaching and non-teaching are here by allowed to attend the campus with effect from 02.02.2022.

D) Hostels may be opened wherever necessary as decided by the concerned HoIs, strictly maintaining safety and COVID norms.

E) Relevant Academic guidelines would be issued by the Boards/ Councils.

F) A ‘COVID-19 General guidelines on Re-opening of Schools’ in the form of Advisory is enclosed for necessary circulation to all concerned.

G) Dr A. N. Biswas, Commissioner School Education (Mobile no. 9874216510) shall be the Nodal Officer at the State level for the purpose. In case of any further clarification; you may get in touch with me or him at any time.

Enclo: As above

Yours faithfully,

Principal Secretary
Department of School Education

No. 38-SSE dated 31.01.2022, Source

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