All educational institutions will reopen in Jammu and Kashmir within next two weeks amid improvement in COVID-19 situation: J&K Lt Governor.
Pertinently, J&K Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha had said that the government will monitor the Covid situation for the next 15 days. And if the graph dips further, the administration will discuss the issue accordingly take a call on re-opening of schools.
LG Sinha further hailed and congratulated the doctors and paramedical staff for putting in their efforts in fighting the Third Wave of COVID-19. “The doctors and other staff have jointly worked hard in fighting COVID-19 situation.
Notably, all the educational institutions were closed in March 2020 in view of the outbreak of COVID-19 pandemic. The closure of schools continued for almost one complete academic year.
Later in 2021, the government started reopening educational institutions in a phased manner. However, the institutions were again closed after J&K was hit by 2nd wave of COVID-19.
The government issued guidelines on January 9. this year wherein all the schools, colleges,and coaching centers were ordered to adopt an online mode of offering education.
The guidelines were issued by the State Executive Committee of the Department of Disaster Management, Relief, Rehabilitation and Reconstruction. After the fresh daily COVID cases breached 600-mark in Jammu and Kashmir.
Recently, J&K government on Sunday allowed the coaching centers offering coaching to students for civil services and other competitive exams. And started the offline classes with 50 per cent attendance of students.