The Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh, Yogi Adityanath governed all the officials of the state to commenced online classes amid lockdown. The announcement has been made on Wednesday. One of the senior authorities of the Government ordered the educational organizations to start online classes. Considering the countrywide lockdown till 3rd May 2020, all the colleges and schools across the country have been closed.
During a review meeting, the state CM ordered the officials to commence online classes for various level students. These classes will be available for primary, secondary, technical, medical and other educational institutions. Awanish Awasthi, the additional chief secretary said that the online classes have begun already in various educational institutions. More than 80000 students took part in the online classes on 14th April 2020.
He further said that the concerned officials have already uploaded the required content for 2736 hours by the technical institutions. The students pursuing B.Tech, MBA, MCA, and other programs can access the content online. Even the students of the final year MBBS and nursing can avail of the online services.
Due to the lockdown across the nation, there is a massive manpower shortage in different institutions. To overcome this situation, the Government has decided to provide online classes to the aspirants. Despite announcing the nationwide lockdown until 3rd May 2020, Narendra Modi said that there will be specific relaxations from 20th April.
The Chief Secretary, Awasthi announced the list of activities that are excluded from the lockdown. It includes building constructions, the commencement of the road and expressways with enough protective steps against COVID-19 pandemic. He further added that the Government has commenced purchasing wheat from the farmers on Wednesday. The state CM passed an order that the farmers shouldn’t complain about the procurement in the lockdown period.