State declares holiday in all schools

 All school and College would remain closed in the state from Oct 30 to Nov 6 as Government order to close all schools public and private school affiliated to any boards close from Nov 1 to 6 for the festival season in-wake of increasing cases of Covid 19 among the students who are yet to vaccinated.
A notification issued by the Deputy Commissioner Shimla Aditya Negi here today directing all private and public schools irrespective of the board are affiliated to ensure implementation of direction of directions.
Invoking sec 34 of Disaster Management Act2005  deputy commissioner said that all the government, private schools(all boards)  shall remained closed with effect from Nov 1 to 6 in the district. 
The violation of order shall attract provisions of Sec 51 to 60 of DMA 2005 and sec 188, 269 and 270 and the violators would be prosecuted accordingly.
The SP Shimla and SDMs would further ensure that all the educational institutions in the district. 
The decision to close all schools other than those affiliated  with the state board of school education was taken after the video conference by the chief Secretary on Oct 28 and after considering the current situation of Covid 019 where the positivity rate is increasing among the unvaccinated group of school going children.
It is worthwhile to mention that classes below middle standards could not start off line and students are getting education through ” Har Ghar Pathshala Forum ” that is online mode. 
On Oct 26 the State education department decided to close down all educational institutions in the state from Nov 1 to Nov 6 for the Diwali Festival season and including all private and government colleges.

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