Reopening of Schools under School Education Deptt. w.e.f. 16.02.2022

Government of West Bengal has decided to re-open schools on campus for the students of all classes of primary and upper primary schools including SSK/MSKs with effect from 16.02.2022.

Update: WBBSE Notification regarding Reopening of Schools

Government of West Bengal
School Education Department
Bikash Bhavan, 6th floor, Salt Lake City, Kolkata – 700 091

Memo No.:- 41-SSE/2022 Date: 14/02/2022

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

To: The District Magistrate (All),
Principal Secretary, GTA

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 all classes of primary and upper primary schools including SSK/MSKs with effect from 16.02.2022 repeat from 16.02.2022 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 requeued to nominate ADM (Education) as Nodal Officer for reopening of the schools in your District. He may he 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 far cleanliness of the schools and making them functional forth with.

C) All teaching and nun-teaching are here by allowed to attend the campus with effect from 15.02.2022 i.e. tomorrow.

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

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

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) Cooked Mid-day-meal to be served to all students attending the classes, Necessary arrangement may be made by 15.02.2022.

H) You are requeued to keep SPs/CPs in your district informed with a request to render assistance at the field level as and when needed.

I) Consequently upon opening of the schools of all classes ‘Paray-Shikshalay’ will be discontinued w.e.f. 16.02.2022.

J) Dr. A N.Biswas, IAS, Commissioner School Education (Mobile no. 9874216510), Shri Subhra Chakraborty, IAS, SPD SSA (Mobile no. 9007198960) and Shri T. K. Adhikari, PD MDM (Mobile no. 8777617262) shall be the concerned Nodal Officers at the State level for the respective purpose. In case of any further clarification; you may get in touch with me or them at any time.

Enclo: As above

Yours faithfully,

Principal Secretary
Department of School Education

No. 41-SSE dated 14.02.2022, Source