Delhi School Closed: Delhi schools move to online classes as AQI crosses 450-mark, formal announcement soon |


NOIDA: In view of the deteriorating air quality in the National Capital Region, schools in Noida and Greater Noida have shifted to online classes as a precautionary measure.
According to an official order, all schools in Noida and Greater Noida were Thursday asked to hold classes online for students up to Class 8 till Tuesday, November 8, 2022 due to rising pollution in the National Capital Region (NCR).
The District Inspector of Schools (DIOS) for Gautam Buddh Nagar, Dharmveer Singh, also instructed the schools to hold classes for students in Classes 9 through 12 as much as possible online.

Meanwhile in Delhi, the Environment Minister Gopal Rai on Wednesday said that the Delhi Schools would be closed as and when the AQI levels cross the 450 mark. Gopal Rai further said that the decision to close schools would be taken in accordance with the next level of GRAP (Graded Response Action Plan). As the AQI exceeded the 450-mark today, Delhi government is also expected to make a formal announcement in this regard.
The poor air quality in the national capital and NCR region is affecting children badly and almost eight out of ten children in the hospital are coming up with respiratory problems.




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