SRINAGAR — Following the closure of schools in view of the second wave of COVID-19, the Jammu and Kashmir School Education Department on Tuesday said that it will start radio-classes for 5th to 8th standard.
The radio classes will begin from 10 am on Wednesday.
Director of School Education Kashmir (DSEK), Tassaduq Hussain Mir, said that the department has decided to broadcast the radio-classes from All India Radio (AIR) Srinagar from May 26.
He said that the move is aimed at compensating the academic losses suffered by the students from the past many weeks in view of closure of schools due to COVID-19.
Meanwhile, in an statement, the School Education Department while announcing the timing for radio classes said that the lectures will commence on Wednesday morning at 10 am to 10:30 am for 8th standard, 11:30 am to 12:00 Noon for 7th standard, 11:30 am to 12:00 Noon for 6th and 3:30 pm to 04:00 pm for 5th standard.
DSEK also said that it will start telecasting video lectures from June 1 approximately. (KNO)