New Delhi, Jan. 13 -- Delhi government on Wednesday allowed schools to re-open in the national capital from 18 January, officials said.

The schools will re-open for class 10 and 12 in order to "conduct activities pertaining to pre-board preparation and practical work," Delhi government said.

In a circular issued on Wednesday, the Directorate of Education (DoE) said, "In order to conduct the activities pertaining to pre-board preparations and practical work, the head of government, aided and unaided recognised schools may call the students of classes 10 and 12 only to school with effect from January 18, 2021."

The government also added that while the records of children coming to school be maintained, the same should not be used for att...