Tribune Information Service
Chandigarh, January 6
After the choice of reopening of colleges, the training division has additionally issued detailed pointers for colleges in areas exterior containment zones to make sure security of the scholars amid Covid-19.
Punjab College Schooling Minister Vijay Inder Singla mentioned the detailed pointers on reopening of colleges have been despatched to all district training officers and faculty authorities for exact implementation whereas permitting college students to attend bodily lessons.
Singla mentioned after reopening colleges, the web/distance studying shall additionally proceed to be the popular mode of instructing and attendance of all college students won’t be necessary. “As the colleges are already conducting on-line lessons, and oldsters of some college students favor to attend on-line lessons moderately than bodily attend faculty, they might be permitted to take action. The scholars will have the ability to attend the bodily lessons solely with the written consent of oldsters,” the minister added.
Singla added that the mother and father must also be sure that their ward going to high school will probably be sporting a masks and made them conscious to not trade masks with others. He added that the mother and father must also encourage their ward to put on full-sleeved garments to minimise the interplay with any public floor.
Singla mentioned, “If the power of the scholars is massive within the faculty and social distancing norms aren’t maintainable, in that case College Head/ Administration might take a choice whether or not to carry the lessons in two shifts or name the scholars at alternate days, at their very own degree.”
He added that the workers and college students belonging to containment zones shall not attend the varsity and different instructional establishments. He mentioned as per the suggestions of MoHFW, older, pregnant and different staff who’ve underlying medical circumstances to take further precautions, ought to ideally not be uncovered to any frontline work requiring direct contact with the scholars.
He mentioned the authorities may even guarantee foot operated hand washing services within the colleges and guarantee availability of key provides like contactless thermometers, disinfectants, soaps, and many others., and organize for availability of those necessities.
Singla added that they may even guarantee sanitisation of college transport earlier than plying and likewise guarantee social distancing whereas transportation of scholars.
The training minister mentioned the colleges will mark the seats of scholars in school rooms making certain distance of minimal 6 toes and equally, social distancing shall even be maintained within the staffrooms, workplace space, hostels and different locations of public interplay. He added that the colleges may even guarantee set up of posters/messages/stickers and signage at applicable locations reminding college students about sustaining social distancing.
He mentioned the colleges won’t undertake occasions the place social distancing won’t be doable. Nevertheless, faculty meeting could also be performed by the scholars of their respective school rooms or outside areas or different obtainable areas and halls beneath the steerage of the category instructor.