SunstarTV Bureau: Amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, the physical classes for class 11 students in Odisha will commence from October 21. Besides, schools will reopen for Class 8 from October 25, informed the School and Mass Education Minister Samir Ranjan Dash on Friday.
All District Education Officers (DEOs) have been directed to make necessary arrangements in this regard at the earliest. A meeting of all DEOs will be held tomorrow, official sources said.
However, no decision has been taken regarding reopening of schools for Class 1 to Class 7 students.
Earlier, offline classes for Class 9 and Class 11 students had resumed in the state following improvement in COVID-19 situation.