Thiruvananthapuram: Online classes will be allowed for CBSE schools if necessary, informed education minister V Sivankutty here on Wednesday.
The minister was addressing the representatives of the National Council of CBSE Schools who had filed a petition regarding the mode of functioning. The petition was filed by a delegation led by Secretary-General Dr Indira Rajan.
The minister informed that the criteria set by the government for the reopening of government schools are also applicable to CBSE schools. He added that the CBSE schools can continue online classes if parents raise concerns about their children’s health.
The delegation discussed the matters including subjects mentioned in the circular released by the Education Department regarding the affiliation to CBSE schools with the minister.
Minister Sivankutty said that a meeting of the representatives of the CBSE National Council will be convened soon and that the government has no discrimination towards the CBSE sector.