Himachal Pradesh schools to reopen for Classes 9 to 12 from September 27

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The Himachal Pradesh government has decided to reopen schools for Classes 9 to 12 from Monday, an official said on Friday.

The decision was taken at a Cabinet meeting chaired by Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur.

Students of Classes 10 and 12 will attend school on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday, whereas those of Classes 9 and 11 will come to school on Thursday, Friday and Saturday in a week, he added.

Online studies and examination for Classes up to 8 will continue, he added.

The Cabinet also decided to create and fill 8,000 posts of multi-task workers in educational institutions as per provisions of the Part Time Multi-Task Workers Policy, 2020.

As per the policy, the multi-task workers will be provided with a consolidated honorarium of Rs 5,625 per month for 10 months in an academic year.

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