Gangtok, May 31 : Chief Minister PS Tamang has said the schools in the state will reopen from July 1 next in view of public safety amid the coronavirus pandemic.
The previous decision to reopen schools from June 15 was cancelled. He has also said the students from neighbouring States, studying in different schools in Sikkim, will have to appear for Central Board exams from centres in their respective States. The Minister for Education Kunga Nima Lepcha accompanied by officers handed over the chief minister a cheque of Rs 78,84,730 contributed by the teachers and employees serving in the education department of the state. (UNI)