The government announced the panel to examine the timing and modality of re-opening schools and colleges.
“We have decided to form a 32-member committee involving persons from different fields apart from the education department, “education minister Ratan Lal Nath told reporters.
The educational institutions of the state including schools and colleges remained closed to avoid containment of COVID-19 since March.
The main role of the committee is to examine the suitable timing for re-opening of all educational institutions and the required steps to be taken after that.
Nath would lead the committee with Social Education and Social Welfare minister Shantana Chakma, former Education Minister Tapan Chakraborty, vice-chancellor of state-run Maharaja Bir Bikram University Satyadeo Poddar, vice-chancellor in-charge of Tripura Central University MK Singh, vice-chairman of Higher Education Council Arunoday Saha, Child Protection chairperson Nilima Ghosh besides officials of Education department.