Delhi Pollution: Primary Schools closed Due to Low Air Quality, Check Details Here

Primary Schools in Delhi closed until air quality improves says Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal. Outdoor activities for students from higher classes in hold until further orders. Check the complete details here.

Updated: Nov 4, 2022 15:47 IST
Delhi Pollution: Schools Closed
Delhi Pollution: Schools Closed

Delhi Schools Closed: With the deteriorating Air Quality Index in Delhi, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has announced that the schools in the city will remain closed for students from KG to Class 5. According to the announcement made, Delhi Schools will remain closed for students until the Air Quality improves.

For students from classes above 5, outdoor activities and sports activities have been halted until further notice. The decision to close schools was taken after the Air Quality levels in Delhi reached ‘Severe’ 

Measures implemented by Delhi Government

Delhi Government has also implemented the GRAP 4 Protocol as per which the government has decided to close schools for students in Primary Section. Students in higher classes will continue to go to school for their classes. 

Delhi government was issued a notification by National Commission for Protection of Child Rights - Priyanka Kanoongo asking for the government to close schools due to the rising pollution levels. 

In neighbouring region of Noida as well, the state government has announced the closure of schools and asked schools to conduct online classes for students from classes 1 to 8. Students from classes 8 to 12 will however continue to go to school.

Details regarding the reopening os schools in Delhi will be provided by authorities as and when the AQI in the city improves. 

Also Read: Schools in Noida, Greater Noida Closes Due To Pollution, Online Classes to be Held

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