Govt orders closure of private coaching centres across J&K till Apr 30

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Extends closure of Schools till Apr 30

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JAMMU: The government on Thursday ordered closure of all private coaching institutes and extended closure of all schools for physical academics till April 30 across Jammu and Kashmir.
The State Executive Committee (SEC) said that the Schools in Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir shall continue to remain closed for imparting on-campus or in-person education to the students of all classes till April 30.
Besides schools, the government said that all the coaching and tuition centers imparting in-person teaching to students shall also remain closed in the entire UT till April 30.

Class 10th examinations cancelled, Class XII exams postponed

JAMMU: The government on Thursday cancelled the ongoing board examinations of 10th standard and postponed class 12 examinations following the spike in COVID-19 cases across the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir.
The announcement in this regard was made through the official twitter handle of the Office of Lieutenant Government Jammu and Kashmir.
“In view of rising cases of COVID-19, Class X ongoing exams for remaining subjects has been cancelled and their promotion to class XI will be decided on the basis of their performance in subjects already undertaken in present exam and internal assessment,” Office of LG J&K tweeted. “In case of ongoing XII exams, it has been postponed and it will be reviewed after one month,” it further tweeted.

The government said that a detailed review of the current COVID-19 situation in Jammu and Kashmir was conducted with the Financial Commissioner, Health department, Administrative Secretary School Education, Divisional Commissioner of Jammu and Kashmir regions and other officers.
The government in an order said, “On the basis of the assessment, the State Executive Committee, in exercise of the powers conferred up on it under section 24 of the Disaster Management Act, 2005, hereby orders that all schools in the UT of JK shall continue to remain closed for imparting on-campus and in- person education to the students of all classes up to and including Class 12 shall remain closed till April-30.”
“It is further ordered that all Coaching and tuition centers imparting in- person teaching to Students shall remain closed in the entire UT till April-30,” reads the order.
Class 10th examinations…
LG J&K tweeted. “In case of ongoing XII exams, it has been postponed and it will be reviewed after one month,” it further tweeted.