GANGTOK, May 22 - The Sikkim Government has decided to reopen schools for students of classes IX to XII from June 15.
This was stated by State Education Minister Kunga Nima Lepcha. He, however, stated that there would be no classes for students from KG to Class VIII.
He further said that when the schools reopen, social distancing would have to be strictly maintained and there would be no morning assembly. There will be no holiday on Saturdays and the final exams will be held in February 2021, he added. Colleges will also be hold regular classes, the minister stated.
Educational institutions in Sikkim have been closed since mid-March following the COVID-19 outbreak.