All schools in the national capital will remain closed till October 31 in view of the COVID-19 pandemic, Delhi government officials said on Sunday.

According to the new Unlock-4 guidelines issued by the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA), schools, colleges and educational institutions will continue to remain closed till September 30.

 Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday pitched for taking farm education to middle school level, saying necessary reforms have been made in this regard in the National Education Policy (NEP) 2020.

A Class 7 student was allegedly raped by a manager of her school, who also made a video of her and threatened to post it on social media if she reported the matter to anyone, police said here on Wednesday.

The guidelines, formulated by the National Council fo Educational Research and Training (NCERT), were released by Union Minister of Education Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’.

The policy says that all students will participate in a 10-day bagless period sometime between grades 6 to 8. During this period, the students will intern with local vocational experts.

MHA has lifted restrictions from various activities, in regards the re-opening of schools and colleges in the country, the decision remains the same.

Rajasthan Primary and Secondary Education Minister Govind Singh Dotasra yesterday confirmed on social media that RBSE Class 10 result 2020 will be declared at 4 pm.