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Schools in Lucknow, Kanpur & other UP districts to reopen at 50% attendance from August 16

Back to schools: Children, teachers & staff need to adhere to COVID-19 safety protocols for maximum security.

Amid the bettering scope of the COVID graph in Uttar Pradesh, the state administration has decided to re-open schools, in line with pandemic preventive protocols from August 16. Reportedly, only 50% attendance will be allowed in all district schools to respect the norms of social distancing within campuses. It will be mandatory for all attendees, including students, teachers and staff to wear masks and strictly adhere to the guidelines for maximum safety against the coronavirus.

Students will require a written letter of consent by parents/guardians to attend schools

In a meeting of the state's COVID monitoring body, Team 9, the Uttar Pradesh administration has started to make necessary arrangements to reopen schools from August 16, 2021, Monday. For attendance, students have to produce a written letter of consent from their parents. Without this, no student will be permitted to enter the school premises.

"Intermediate Schools in the state will re-open from August 16 with 50 percent capacity. Colleges and universities will reopen from September 1," a spokesman of the government said. The Chief Minister on Monday also directed the concerned officials to work out the modalities in this regard.

Meanwhile, the UP administration has also waved the green signal to commence the admission process for undergraduate and graduate classes from August 5. The admission process at secondary schools, where students have been promoted, will also being soon. This timeline will be accommodated accordingly so that classes can begin from August 16, read reports.

Regal & divine, Indore's Khajrana Temple is a must-visit for lovers of history & mythology!

Kharajana Temple has gained popularity by a legend that says that all wishes prayed for here, come true!

Revered as one of the holiest pilgrimage shrines in Indore, the Khajrana Ganesh Temple is a prominent centre of faith and devotion in the city. Dedicated to Lord Ganesha, the Kharajana house of worship has gained popularity by a legend that says that all wishes prayed for here, come true. Said to be over nearly 3 centuries, the temple is always abuzz with activity and welcome believers and explorers from across the world!

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UP to soon get a new 200-acre-wide data centre park

The new data centre will come up in Noida's Sector-28

In a bid to cultivate Uttar Pradesh's commercial landscape, the state administration has planned to develop data centre park in Noida. This structure will reportedly spread over 200 acres of land at Sector 28 of the Yamuna Expressway Industrial Development Authority and attract investments from IT industry giants in India and abroad. The plan is expected to roll out by the end of August.

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