The ministry stated it has ready a Commonplace Working Process (SOP) for reopening of JNVs drawing from the rules issued by the Ministry of Dwelling Affairs and the Ministry of Well being and Household Welfare.
JNVs, a sequence of residential co-ed authorities schools, have been closed for summer season trip in March final 12 months after the outburst of COVID-19 pandemic. The closure was prolonged because the coronavirus pandemic affected the complete nation.
“JNVs are well-prepared to handle bodily classes for the scholars for whom consent of the father or mother is on the market. In respect of different college students, on-line classes will proceed to keep away from tutorial loss. With regard to college students to be referred to as for bodily classes in a phased method, instructions of state administration can be strictly adopted,” the Ministry stated in an announcement.
All of the precautionary measures like sanitisation of the JNVs, association for classes and keep of scholars in the hostel with social distancing and preparation of COVID-19 administration protocol to meet emergency conditions and so forth have been already taken care of by JNVs, it added.
On the premise of Ministry of Education SOP, each faculty has additionally ready its personal pointers based mostly on state authorities norms and in session with district administration for efficient administration of COVID-19 scenario by constituting process power, the assertion stated.
“Being residential faculty, carrying of masks, sustaining social distance, frequent hand washing and sanitisation can be given utmost significance. Accordingly, Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalayas will open for bodily classes wherever state authorities has allowed to open faculty initially for classes 10 and 12.
“Additional instructions can be given shortly in respect of different classes based mostly on availability of lodging and gadgets to college students,” the assertion stated.
It stated that in the course of the period when the schools have been closed, efforts have been made to prepare the academics on the event of e-content and administration of on-line classes and on-line evaluation.
“On-line assessments are additionally being carried out periodically. College students with out gadgets for on-line schooling have been supplied with textbooks, studying supplies like project, query financial institution and so forth, via particular messenger, dad and mom, put up,” it added.
JNVs are absolutely residential and co-educational schools affiliated to the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) and operated by the Navodaya Vidyalaya Samiti (NVS), an autonomous physique beneath the Ministry of Education. There are over 600 JNVs in the nation.