Odisha: Physical teaching for Class IX students to resume from Aug 16

Bhubaneswar: Physical teaching for Class-IX students across Odisha will resume from August 16, informed the School and Mass Education Department on Thursday.

The Class-IX of government, government-aided and private educational institutions will reopen on August 16, 2021.

“The teaching hour for Class-IX students will be from 9.00 a.m. to 12.30 p.m. excluding Sundays and Public Holidays. The students are allowed to attend classes either on online mode or offline mode in consultation with their parents,” said School and Mass Education secretary Satyabrata Sahu.

Attendance is not mandatory for students in offline mode. The earlier SoP issued be followed strictly.

The Hostels for Class-IX students will also start operating from August 16 and the SoP issued by the department will also be applicable while opening the Hostels for Class-IX students, he added.