Classes to begin for 6th to 8th standard students from Feb 24 in Telangana

Tuesday, 23 Feb, 8.57 pm

Hyderabad: The Telangana government on Tuesday decided to start classes for sixth to eighth standard students from Wednesday.

As per the directives of Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao, Chief Secretary Somesh Kumar held a teleconference with all district Collectors, District Education Officers (DEOs) and other officials.

The Chief Secretary (CS) directed that classes should start from Wednesday as far as possible and not later than March 1, an official release said.

About 17.24 lakh students, in addition to the students (of ninth and 10th standard) who are already attending, would be attending school.

The CS instructed that the District-Level Education Monitoring Committee (DLEMC) should meet, with district Collectors in chair, and take up opening of classes for 6th to 8th standard students, it said.