MUMBAI: The Maharashtra Cupboard on Wednesday held a dialogue on taking a call about reopening faculties after Diwali subsequent month as an alternative of October 15 in view of the prevailing COVID-19 state of affairs. The Centre had on Monday issued tips for reopening of faculties in the course of the Unlock 5 section. As per these tips, faculties and training establishments can open in a graded method after October 15. Nonetheless, the choice on whether or not to reopen instructional establishments rests with the states and Union Territories (UTs).
A dialogue was held in the course of the state cupboard assembly about taking a call on reopening faculties submit Diwali and never from October 15 given the rising unfold of COVID-19, an official assertion mentioned.
Diwali can be celebrated mid-November.
Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray additionally instructed the college training division to take a evaluation of on-line training being imparted to college students since the previous few months in view of the pandemic.