This is expected to help identify gaps that would exist in schools with respect to safety and preparedness for operation during the pandemic.
During the first phase, the schools were opened for the students studying from Class IX to Class XII, and the universities and colleges were allowed to conduct classes for the existing students.
With schools to reopen for classes 9-12 students from September 1, the government, moving another step forward has announced free bus travel for school and college students.
In 2020, the State government here had reduced the syllabus for Class 10 and 12 reduced by 40 pc due to the closure of schools amid the COVID-19 pandemic situation.
The Madras High Court has recommended to the Tamil Nadu government to form panels in each and every school in the state to help prevent sexual offences against girl students.