Colleges, universities are going to reopen in Maharashtra.
All colleges and universities in Maharashtra will be reopened for direct classes from October 20 and only students who have received both doses of the anti-Covid vaccine will be allowed to attend classes. State Higher and Technical Education Minister Uday Samant made this announcement during a conversation with reporters here on Wednesday. The decision has been taken after schools in the state for classes V to XII were allowed to conduct direct classes again from October 4 after being closed for several months due to the pandemic.
Samant said, “All non-agricultural colleges, state-run universities, deemed universities, self-financing universities and colleges affiliated to them can start direct classes from October 20. Teaching and non-teaching staff should get both doses of the vaccine on a priority basis.”
He said that only those students can appear in the direct classes who have taken both the doses of the vaccine. He said that the students who have not taken both the doses till now, they should get vaccinated at the earliest in coordination with the respective colleges.
The minister said that how many students can be present in direct classes? A decision regarding this will be taken after consultation with the local departments. He said that every university should issue standard operating procedure for colleges affiliated to it.
Schools open here for 8th class students
The Himachal Pradesh government has decided to open schools for the students of class VIII. After a long gap due to the corona virus epidemic, the schools of Himachal Pradesh have seen a lot. Schools from class 9 to 12 were opened in the state from September 27. Now the schools from class 8th to 12th will run in offline mode.
All the schools have been instructed that social distancing should be compulsorily followed in the classroom. Explain that the notification of reopening of schools is also valid for government schools, madrasas, private schools. It has been mentioned in the notification that all measures should be followed to ensure the safety and hygiene of the children.
Along with sanitizing the school buildings at regular intervals, thermal screening has been made mandatory for all the stakeholders. Let us tell you that seeing the loss of education of school children, the Tripura government has decided to reopen the school.
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