In an attempt to help students, the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has initiated new helpline numbers. These helpline numbers are meant for students to make them aware of how to protect themselves and others by following guidelines amidst the coronavirus pandemic, how to get on with studies at home and how to plan their days effectively.
The following numbers will be functional from March 24 to March 31, 2020 until further announcement.
10.00 am to 1:30 pm
2.00 pm to 5.00 pm
These helpline numbers for students will create awareness on the pandemic. Anurag Tripathi, Secretary, CBSE board, said, "In view of the safety of all employees of the board, it has become imperative to encourage safe practices of maintaining social distancing. However, we at the board feel that this initiative, however small, must continue uninterrupted."The CBSE Psychological helpline will continue to provide assistance throughout via IVRS at the toll-free number 1800-11-8004 till March 31, 2020.