Central government sources report that no fixed timeline to open schools has been announced as of now. At present, there isn’t much chance of reopening of schools until December. The reopening shall depend on the Covid-19 situation. The Union education ministry had earlier asked for the feedback and suggestions of parents as to when they would be comfortable with the opening of schools. The centre has approved of several relaxations but hasn’t yet decided on physical reopening. Schools have remained closed since mid -March after the nationwide lockdown was announced to tackle the Coronavirus pandemic.