RTPCR test required
On December 12 (Saturday), the Chief Secretary of Uttarakhand Education Department, Om Prakash released the SOP Guideline for reopening educational institutions. The SOP states that the RTPCR test before the students come to the classes (RT-PCR Test) Have to do it. The management of the college also has to get the written consent of the parents before allowing the students to their campus. Also, instructions have been given that colleges will be opened only with 50 percent capacity. In the first phase, students who have practical subjects will be called. Theory can be studied online.
Section to be increased
The order states that classes can only be held for students in the first or last semester. To control the number of students, colleges have to increase the number of sections. Offline classes will be held on Alternate Day. There will be studies in many shifts as well. It has also been said that a virtual lab should be used for practical subjects.
These arrangements will have to be done
It is also said in the guidelines that universities and colleges have to be cleaned properly before opening them. Sanitiser, handwash, thermal scanning and first aid will have to be arranged at the main gate of the college. Every student and employee must wear a mask. According to the guideline, a distance of six feet in class is compulsory among students and outsiders will be banned in the college campus. Corona virus if in any person (Coronavirus) If it shows symptoms, it will be sent back immediately.
Act on negligence
Instructions have been given by the government that if violation of these rules, action will be taken against the principal, teachers, staff and students. It has been clarified in the guideline that students coming from other states and students living in hostels, in any case, COVID-19 test Have to do it. The Government has made it clear that the Principal, Management Committee and the Vice Chancellor have been given freedom to take final decision in regard to offline studies in relation to the circumstances of colleges and universities. There are around 29 government and private universities in the state and the number of students in colleges is more than 5 lakhs.