Hyderabad, Feb. 23 -- The Telangana government on Tuesdayannounced to reopen schools for students of class 6, class 7 and class 8 from February 24.

The decision has been taken on the instructions of chief minister K Chandrashekhar Rao, said state education minister P Sabitha Indra Reddy.

"Physical classes for 6, 7 and 8 will be started between February 24 and March 1," she added.

Earlier, the Telangana government allowed the reopening of schools for students of class 9 and above from February 1.

The school management is advised to adhere strictly to the COVID-19 guidelines.

The consent of parents is also required to send their children to school.School management will have to ensure that online classes are continued for children who ...