ITANAGAR: As Arunachal Pradesh sees a sudden surge in Covid-19 cases on the state, the government has decided to shut down all schools including hostels, from April 26, said an official statement on Saturday.
The tests that are scheduled on or after April 26 have been cancelled, and internal examinations held so far will be taken in to account to access students performance, said the report.
The summer vacation of all state-run schools will commence on April 26 and end on May 31.
However, teachers have been asked to come to school for the internal evaluation work, the official said.
According to the circular, issued by Education Commissioner Niharika Rai on Friday, the District Institute for Education and Training (DIET) will also remain closed.