Mumbai: Schools and colleges that were closed due to the third wave of Corona were once again re-opened and the school bells rang again on Monday. On this day, from class 1st to 12th, 50% of the students attended the offline class, which was expected from everyone. It is worth noting that due to the wave of Omicron, offline studies were stopped in classes 1st to 9th and 11th from January 3, but now seeing the situation coming under control again, the government has once again announced to start offline studies in schools and colleges. Of.
According to the information received from the Education Department, there are a total of 9 lakh 82 thousand 860 students from class I to XII in Mumbai, out of which 5 lakh 26 thousand 452 students have registered their attendance in schools and colleges. Shikshak Bharti Sangh President Subhash More told that 50 to 60 percent students were present in the schools. A large number of students reached the school, it is expected that in the coming days the number will increase even more.
Parents do not want to send children to school
Meanwhile, a survey has revealed that about 62 per cent parents in Maharashtra are not in favor of sending their children to school from January 24. This conclusion has come to the fore in a survey conducted by the online platform ‘LocalCircles’ in Tier-I, Tier-II/III and Tier-IV cities of the state. In this, about 4,976 people gave their views. It reported that 67 percent of the participants in the survey were men and 33 percent were women. Of the parents surveyed, 62 per cent said they are not willing to send their children to school from January 24. Also, according to the survey, 11 per cent parents did not express any views on the subject.
state level survey
With the onset of the third wave of the pandemic due to the omicron nature of COVID-19, the Maharashtra government on January 8 ordered that all schools and colleges in the state be closed till February 15 to check the spread of the infection. However, the state’s education minister announced on January 20 that schools from class I to XII in the state would reopen from January 24. Since the outbreak of the pandemic, LocalCircles has been conducting national and state surveys of parents’ willingness to send their children to school.