TN schools to reopen on January 19

After a majority of parents willing to send their children to schools, the Tamil Nadu government today announced that the schools will be reopened from January 19 for Classes 10 and 12.

In a statement, Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami said that schools were instructed to strictly follow Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) after the reopening of schools. Accordingly, only 25 students will be allowed per class.

As per the SOPs shared by the government, no more than 25 students would be permitted in a classroom. Also, the hostels have also been given the permission to operate for the students allowed to attend school.