Education Minister Kanwar Pal Gujjar on Wednesday said government and private schools would reopen for teachers and non-teaching staff and not for students from July 27 after the summer vacation.
The state government ordered summer vacation in schools from July 1 to 26, after which it planned to reopen the institutions.
During the vacation, there is no need for teachers and non-academic staff to be present in the schools.
However, the Union Home Ministry will issue guidelines regarding the decision to permit students to attend the schools after their reopening as per the circumstances prevailing at that time.
Meanwhile, the Haryana Government on Wednesday ordered the closure of all colleges and universities in the state till July 31 as per the guidelines of the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA).
Online classes of college and university students will, however, continue. The administrative and ministerial staff of the colleges and universities will also continue to attend office, an order of the Principal Secretary (Higher Education) stated.
Moreover, the Vice Chancellors of state universities will hold consultations regarding the reopening of the higher educational institutions and submit a report to the state government within 10 days.