Schools in Uttarakhand, which have remained shut because of the Covid-19 pandemic for a long time, will resume classes for the students of classes 6 to 12 from August 1.
The decision was taken at a meeting of the state cabinet chaired by Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami on Tuesday, Cabinet Minister and state government’s spokesman Subodh Uniyal said.
The cabinet also decided to give Rs 50,000 to candidates who clear the UPSC prelims to prepare for the mains and to 100 candidates who clear PCS prelims. It was also decided to give Rs 50,000 to people who pass the written tests of National Defence Academy and Combined Defence Services, Uniyal said.
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