As India continues to battle the Coronavirus Pandemic, the schools in the country reopen partially from today after almost nearly six months to contain the spread of the deadly disease which has infected over 54 lakh people in the country. As part of Unlock 4, the Centre had allowed the partial reopening of schools and said that students of Classes 9 and 12 can return purely on a voluntary basis. The Tamil Nadu government ruled out shift-based classes when schools reopen across the state and said all the classes would start functioning simultaneously. while in Goa the decision regarding reopening of schools especially for class X and XII will be taken only after October 2 in consultation with experts and considering the pandemic situation. All government-run and private schools across Jammu region reopened partially for higher classes from today.