Pollution reached dangerous level in Noida, schools till 8th closed, orders to run online classes

Due to pollution in Noida, orders have been given to make classes from class 1st to 8th online. Along with this, classes from 9th to 12th have also been suggested to be made online. In view of increasing pollution, orders have been given to stop outdoor activities.

New Delhi: Air pollution has reached extremely dangerous levels in the capital Delhi and its surrounding areas. Noida District Administration has issued an order to make online classes mandatory.


Offline classes have been banned till November 8. On the instructions of the District Magistrate, in the order issued by the District Education Officer, an order has been given to start online classes in the schools from class 1st to 8th. Along with this, it has also been suggested to do the 9th to 12th classes online. The district administration has ordered the closure of outdoor activities.


In the order issued by the District Inspector of Schools, Gautam Budh Nagar, the principals of all the schools have been asked to ensure compliance. Now all the schools of Noida and Greater Noida will have online education till next Tuesday for students up to class VIII.


According to the order issued by Gautam Budh Nagar District School Inspector (DIOS) Dharamveer Singh, schools have been told that if possible, classes IX to XII should also be made online.


The order has completely banned outdoor activities such as sports and prayer meetings. Singh said, “All schools are directed to conduct online education up to class VIII. They have also been asked to conduct classes IX to XII through online mediums if possible.