Parents have mixed feelings about the reopening of Delhi schools, with some expressing concerns over Covid-19 and pollution.

Delhi Disaster Management Authority (DDMA) announced on Wednesday that all classes will reopen with 50% student enrollment starting November 1. No student will be required to attend them offline. Because of the outbreak, schools have been closed for 19 months.

NEW DELHI: Parents in the national capital have a mixed reaction to the DDMA's decision to reopen all classes on Monday, some deeming it necessary to make up for the learning disparities while others raises questions about the dangers involved with the Covid-19 program, citing festivities and pollution.The Delhi Disaster Management Authority (DDMA) announced on Wednesday that all classes will reopen with 50% student enrollment starting November 1, although classes will continue in the hybrid mode and no student will be required to attend them offline.Because of the outbreak, schools have been closed for more than 19 months.A Chartered Accountant, Rohit Gupta, said that this was extremely important.

Schools must reopen as a result of unprecedented learning losses, and this is the only way to compensate.The president of the All India Parents Association (AIPA), Ashok Agarwal, believes that schools should have reopened for all classes earlier.Students, particularly those in the public education sector, cannot be compensated for the absence of studies.Better late than never.

But what about the logistical problems?Not all schools that reopened for classes 9 to 12 have offered transportation services.Parents are supposed to pick and drop students, which is kind of impractical.Parents also voiced reservations about the decision's timing.

Along with the danger of Covid, there will be a lot of excitement during the festivals.Also before the pandemic, schools had to be briefly closed down in November each year due to alarming pollution levels.Schools may have been closed for a few weeks, according to Himanshu, a digital marketing specialist.At a time when a few states are seeing a rise in incidences and the situation is getting worse in different countries as a result of new approaches, Aprajita Gautam, the president of the Delhi Parents Association, said, the Delhi governments' decision to reopen schools seems to be a wise move.

Following a dramatic increase in the Covid-19 situation in the national capital, the Delhi government announced the reopening of schools for classes nine to 12, colleges and coaching institutions starting on September 1.However, this will be the first time schools will reopen for all students after the outbreak of the disease.