BHUBANESWAR: The State authorities on Wednesday granted permission for reopening of hostels for college kids of Class X and Class XII from July 26. Nonetheless, parental consent is a should for college kids to affix the hostels.
College and Mass Schooling division Further Secretary Pratap Kumar Mishra mentioned all college hostels underneath the management of division in addition to these underneath ST, SC growth, Social Safety and Empowerment of Individuals with Disabilities departments and personal faculties shall be reopened from July 26 with all Covid-19 measures in place.
The division has issued an SOP to be adopted within the hostels to forestall Covid transmission. Whereas heads of the establishments and hostels should make sure that college students keep protected distance, the widespread areas within the hostels similar to mess and bogs should be disinfected at common intervals.
The varsity administration has to make sure availability of sufficient amount of soaps and hand sanitisers each in faculties and hostels. It additionally has to counsel college students staying within the hostels about well being and hygiene.
College headmaster/principal should be in contact with the native docs and healthcare staff to make sure periodic check-up of the inmates. In addition to, the hostel wardens have to make sure that inmates should not allowed to congregate at one place contained in the constructing.