Bhubaneswar: Odisha School and Mass Education Minister Samir Ranjan Dash on Tuesday said no decision has yet been taken for resuming physical teaching for Class I to VIII students in schools in the State.
Speaking to media persons, Dash said, "We are yet to take a final decision on reopening of schools for class I to VIII students."
Dash said that the government is closely monitoring the situation following a surge in Covid-19 cases in Maharashtra and Gujarat.
"Keeping the surge of COVID-19 cases in Maharashtra and Gujarat in mind, we are yet to take a decision on the reopening of schools," Dash added.
He said physical teaching for students from class IX to XII is going on while Class X and XII students are being taught separately in schools.