Maharashtra schools: Maharashtra School Education minister Prof. Varsha Eknath Gaikwad while talking about Omicron cases said that the department may take a call to shut the schools again if the cases continue to rise. The Minister told ANI, “If Omicron cases continue to rise, we may take a call to shut the schools again. We are monitoring the situation.”
To be noted that as of now Maharashtra has the second highest number of Omicron cases in the country. National Capital tops the list with 57 active cases. Maharashtra on the other hand stands on number two with 54 cases. As of now, the announcement of school closing has not been made yet.
Maharashtra | If Omicron cases continue to rise, we may take a call to shut the schools again. We are monitoring the situation: School Education minister Prof. Varsha Eknath Gaikwad to ANI— ANI (@ANI) December 22, 2021
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Following the orders of Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC), Mumbai Schools have been reopened for classes 1 to 7 on December 15, 2021. COVID protocols are being followed in school premises all the time. Ahead of reopening, important guidelines were also issued by BMC.
In Maharashtra, RT-PCR testing found ten people to be COVID positive, including eight police officers, before the beginning of the State Assembly's Winter Session. According to the State Health Department, about 3,500 samples were tested. On Tuesday, December 21, Maharashtra reported 825 new Coronavirus infections. On Monday, December 20, the state recorded 544 new Coronavirus infections but, no Omicron cases, as well as four deaths, the lowest number since April 1, 2020.
The Maharashtra State Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education has recently released the schedule for Maharashtra Board Exams 2022. Maharashtra HSC SSC exam schedule 2022 is out for class 10, 12 exams. As per schedule, inter exam will commence on March 4, while the matric exam will begin on March 15, 2022. The written exams of Std 12th and 10th will end on April 07 and April 18, 2022 respectively. For details, candidates can visit the official website- mahahsc.in. State Education Minister Varsha Gaikwad tweeted about the schedule.
State Education Minister Varsha Gaikwad tweeted, “The Maharashtra State Board of Secondary & Higher Secondary Education has issued subject wise timetable for the 2021-22 board exams of Std.10th (SSC) & Std. 12th (HSC).The same can be accessed at mahahsscboard.in. Wishing all students the best of luck!! @msbshse @MahaDGIPR.”
The Maharashtra State Board of Secondary & Higher Secondary Education has issued subjectwise timetable for the 2021-22 board exams of Std.10th (SSC) & Std. 12th (HSC).The same can be accessed athttps://t.co/KX9sqYrmnj.Wishing all students the best of luck!! @msbshse @MahaDGIPR— Prof. Varsha Eknath Gaikwad (@VarshaEGaikwad) December 21, 2021
Dear students & parents,— Prof. Varsha Eknath Gaikwad (@VarshaEGaikwad) December 16, 2021
Based on feedback & consultations with diverse stakeholders,we're hereby announcing the examination schedule for Higher Secondary School Certificate (HSC) & the Secondary School Certificate (SSC) board exams. #Exams @msbshse @CMOMaharashtra @MahaDGIPR pic.twitter.com/WKj5RmVfAj