SRINAGAR, April 24: Government on Saturday ordered restricting attendance of staff to 50% in all educational institutions including school, colleges, universities and technical education during closure amid covid-19.
“During the closure of educational institutions (school / colleges /
universities / technical education etc ) attendance of staff in person shall be restricted to 50 percent only,’ reads an order by Member Secretary, State Executive Committee, a copy of which lies with GNS. “All heads of institutions shall devise rosters to ensure (same), as per directions to be issued by School / Higher Education Department in this regard,’ the order said, adding, “Such staff of educational institutions as are needed by the concerned District Disaster Management Authorities / District Magistrates for official duties shall not be exempted from duties on account of this order.”
The decision was taken in a detailed review of the current COVID situation in Jammu and Kashmir conducted by the Lt Governor, Jammu and Kashmir, with the Chief Secretary, J&K, Financial Commissioner, Health;
Administrative Secretary School Education, Administrative Secretary
Higher Education, Divisional Commissioner. Jammu/Kashmir and other officers.
The order also reiterated that the gathering limit as ordered on April 18 shall continue to remain in force. (GNS)