The board exams for classes 10, 12, and 13 will be held as scheduled, with all teaching-learning activities taking place online.
Because of rising air pollution levels, the Delhi administration announced the closure of all schools in the national capital until further notice on Thursday.
Board exams, on the other hand, will go on as planned, and teaching-learning activities will be conducted online. Physical education programs in Delhi schools would be banned from Friday until further notice, according to Delhi Environment Minister Gopal Rai.
The judgment comes after the Delhi government was chastised by the Supreme Court on Thursday for continuing physical education programs in schools despite rising air pollution levels in the metropolis.
Arvind Kejriwal, the Chief Minister, said on November 13 that schools would be closed for a week to keep youngsters away from the toxic air. The closure was extended beyond one week because the city’s air quality did not considerably improve.
Despite very terrible’ air quality, schools were allowed to return for physical lessons on November 24. The national capital government’s choice elicited conflicting comments from parents.
The Supreme Court of India expressed its displeasure with the Delhi government’s efforts to address air pollution on December 2. Despite the state government’s arguments, the top court found that pollution levels in Delhi had worsened.
“We had reopened schools since the air quality was expected to improve. However, because air pollution levels have risen again, we’ve decided to close schools beginning Friday till further notice,” Rai said.
“All board exams will be conducted as per schedule,” Education Minister Manish Sisodia stated.