After more than 11 months, offline learning for classes 9th to 12th resumed in Jammu and Kashmir with lots of activities taking place on the first day of the reopening. Students of elementary classes will return to offline learning in schools from March 8.
“We can’t imagine that the schools are open today again after many months. It feels very good to be here,” said Tajamul Ahmad,student of class XII at SP Higher Secondary School in Srinagar.
“I accompanied my daughter to the school as I wanted to check the arrangements. I am happy that the school administration has taken all the precautions due to Covid19 prior to reopening,” said Shakeel Ahmad Khan, whose daughter is enrolled at a private school in the old city.
The attendance was high even in schools in rural areas.”For us, it was a joyous day today as students came for daily schooling.Everybody looked cheerful,” said Gulshan Bano, head of government high school in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district.