No determination has been taken on the opening of schools and colleges and all education institutions across the country are nonetheless prohibited to open, the Union Dwelling Ministry (MHA) mentioned on Tuesday night time.
The assertion by the Dwelling Ministry spokesperson got here after a bit of media reported that the Ministry has given permission to all States to open colleges.
“No such determination has been taken by the MHA. All instructional establishments are nonetheless prohibited to open, all through the nation(sic),” the spokesperson tweeted.
All instructional establishments have been shut since mid-March — a few of them from March 25 when the nationwide lockdown began — to comprise the unfold of coronavirus pandemic.
The nationwide lockdown was first introduced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on March 24 for 21 days in a bid to fight the pandemic.
It was first prolonged until Could three and once more until Could 17. The lockdown has now been prolonged until Could 31.
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