Shimla, Nov 13
Altering, its own November 9 order the state has now stated that the decision taken to open primary classes shall not be mandatory for schools affiliated with CBSE and ICSE. Herein, the authority order advises the school authorities to take a decision in their respective schools management system like PTAs/SMCs.
” It is not mandatory for private schools affiliated with CBSE and ICSE to call the students of primary classes as mentioned in the order dated 9.11.2021,” stated the order by Director Higher Education.
” This order is especially for the winter closing schools in the Shimla city and the district,” added the order. The order further stated that winter closing schools of other districts but affiliated to CBSE/ICSE may also follow the directions/clarifications.
However strangely schools affiliated with HPBoSE shall have to follow the government November 9 order. This includes schools affiliated to the state board even in areas where there is winter closing.