Sikkim Government has allowed Colleges and other Higher Educational Institutions to reopen in the state from today-September 14, 2021. However, educational institutions have to follow proper COVID-19 protocols. Recently, the Sikkim government decided to close schools and colleges in the state till October 31, 2021. The decision was taken by the government after there were reports of COVID-19 cases in schools. The government decided to resume physical classes for students from September 6, 2021. However, with at least 5 cases of COVID-19 reported in South Sikkim, North Sikkim, and East Sikkim, the government closed educational institutions for the safety and security of the students.