Haryana govt withdraws order allowing offline classes in residential varsities

  • Hours after releasing an order allowing all residential universities to reopen, the Haryana government has withdrawn it.
Haryana government allows residential universities to reopen(Hindustan Times)
Haryana government allows residential universities to reopen(Hindustan Times)
Updated on Oct 04, 2021 07:33 AM IST
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Edited by Maitree Baral, New Delhi

Within hours, of releasing an order asking residential universities in the state to conduct classes physically adopting SOPs for COVID appropriate behaviour, the Haryana government has withdrawn it.

In the last order, the state government had said that a decision regarding reopening of residential universities will be taken on October 15.

The order issued by Vijai Vardhan, Chief Secretary-cum-Chairperson, on Sunday, said that the Mahamari Alert-Surakshit Haryana has been extended till October 18.

In addition to this, the government has also allowed Industrial Training Institutes (ITI) to open with 100% attendance with strict adherence to social distancing rules and covid appropriate behavioral norms. “Department of skill development and industrial training, Haryana will release guidelines for implementation of these orders immediately,” the order says.

Colleges and polytechnics were already ordered to reopen for students along with coaching institutions, libraries and training institutes.

 

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