1. The Maharashtra government is considering opening schools in phases in pockets where no Covid-19 case had been reported for at least a month. 2. For students in Classes IX to XII, schools are likely to open in July, those in Classes VI to VII will go back to physical teaching in August. Classes I to V Students are likely to return to school in September. 3. The department is considering allowing schools to hold one-hour online classes for students in Classes III to V. 4. For those in Classes VI to VIII and IX to XII, it will be two and three hours of virtual classes, respectively. 5. Meanwhile, the start of physical school for Class XI students will also depend on the announcement of Class X board exam results and the completion of the subsequent admission process.