Big update regarding reopening of educational institutions in J&K: Details here

The government on Sunday allowed higher educational institutions and skill development centers in Jammu and Kashmir to consider “phased reopening” for onsite learning after July 31, subject to the condition of vaccination of students and staff.


In an order by the chief secretary and chairman, state executive committee, public and private educational institutions have also been allowed to take personal attendance of “limited immunization staff for administrative purposes”.

The order was issued after a detailed review of the current COVID situation in Jammu and Kashmir by the Chief Secretary along with Additional Chief Secretary, Health and Medical Education; Principal Secretary to the Government, Home; Divisional Commissioner, Deputy Commissioner, Superintendent of Police and other officers of Jammu and Kashmir on 16 July.

“It is observed that as compared to last week, while significant improvement has been made by some districts in respect of (various) parameters, further improvement is required in the interest of public health in all districts,” the order underlined.

Besides, some districts require intensive efforts to reach the desired level, it said. “It is also observed that there has been an uneven trend in the daily cases in the last few days. Thus, the existing COVID containment measures need to be continued in these districts,” the order added.

While the previous orders on COVID-19 have been ordered to remain in force till further instructions, the Deputy Commissioners have been asked to allow shops to open at 6 am instead of 7.00 am on July 19 and 20 to avoid overcrowding as per their assessment. has been authorized. .

“All the Deputy Commissioners will keep an active eye on the positivity rates in these blocks and consider implementing stringent containment measures in closed cluster locations like public/private offices, community halls, malls, markets etc., if the weekly positivity rate exceeds 4 per cent. is. This block.”
Apart from vaccination, the three “T” protocols of testing, tracking and treatment need to be strengthened in these blocks, the order said. “The proportion of RT-PCR tests in the total mix should be increased to 70% or more on a best effort basis, excluding passengers.”

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