Shimla : The Himachal Pradesh cabinet today gave its nod to partially open educational institutions from Sept 21.
The government spokesman clarified that only schools outside the containment zones as per the standard operating procedure (SOP) of the Union Ministry of Home Affairs and Ministry of Health and Family Welfare with fifty per cent teaching and non-teaching staff for students from 9th to 12th standard, provided the students are willing to take guidance from the teachers.
For this, written consent of the parents or guardians of the student is mandatory.
The Cabinet also gave its approval to start BSc (Hons.) in Forestry in Government College for Forestry and Horticulture, Thunag in Mandi district from the academic session 2020-21.