"We are considering reopening schools after Diwali while taking all precautionary measures. Religious places will also be allowed to open," Chief Minister said in a video message

“It is not safe to reopen schools in Delhi yet,” said Sisodia. “Parents are not in favour too.” He cited instances of coronavirus cases rising wherever schools have been allowed to reopen.

SOPs for schools: Those outside containment zones have been allowed to open, on voluntary basis, so that students can take guidance from teachers and this will be subject to written consent of their parents.

Gujarat has become a hub for medical-engineering and professional education sector as well as super specialty hospitals.This decision has open new direction for the holistic development in the state.

In Tripura, schools are mostly run by the state government or by the private organisations. The medium of instruction is mainly English or Bengali. Kokborok and other tribal languages are also used.

When government schools will compete with private schools in terms of learning outcomes, when private schools will have to deliver learning outcomes in order that they stay accredited, this sector will witness true revolution.

The Government can also expect students from neighbouring countries such as Nepal, Sri Lanka, and Bhutan as also from West Asia and Africa come to the campuses of foreign universities in India rather than travel to the West.

The idea of allowing foreign universities to set up their campuses in India is a welcome step provided care needs to be taken by them for preserving our national heritage and culture.

Since education is a concurrent, the NEP only provides broad directions. The reforms proposed can only be implemented collaboratively by the Centre and the states.

Schools, colleges, educational and coaching institutions will remain closed till August 31, 2020. Online/distance learning shall continue to be permitted and shall be encouraged.