Noida schools go online as air turns toxic
As air quality in Delhi and NCR deteriorated to the “severe” category, schools in Noida and Greater Noida have been directed to hold classes online for students up to Class 8 till November 8, according to an official order.
The order issued by Gautam Buddh Nagar’s District Inspector of Schools (DIOS) Dharmveer Singh asked the schools to hold classes for students of Class 9 to 12 online as far as possible.
“All schools have been asked to move to online medium for teaching students up to Class 8. They have been asked to switch to the online mode for students of Class 9 to 12 also to the extent possible,” Singh said.
Following the order, parents whose wards are studying in Noida schools said they received a message one school. “As per the directives of DIOS, the school is shifting from offline to online mode for students of classes Pre Nursery to VIII wef Friday, November 4, 2022 till further notice. However, students of classes IX to XII need to report to school for offline classes,” said the school notice.