BHUBANESWAR: A day after chief minister Naveen Patnaik warned of the potential of a second wave of Covid-19 within the state after December 15, the college and mass training division on Thursday dropped the concept of permitting colleges to reopen in November. The division was already in consultations with the stakeholders to arrange an ordinary working process (SOP) for the colleges to renew bodily lessons.
“We aren’t going to permit the colleges to reopen now. After the chief minister requested everybody to stay cautious of a potential recent wave of Covid-19 within the state subsequent month, we shelved the proposal of permitting the colleges to reopen in the intervening time. We’ve got taken this resolution in view of the protection of kids and likewise to examine additional transmission of the virus. The method of making ready the SOP has been scrapped,” college and mass training minister Samir Ranjan Sprint mentioned. He added that the net lessons will proceed as normal.
On Wednesday, the CM urged individuals to train warning and strictly observe the Covid-19 pointers throughout Diwali and the approaching winter months. “Following the outbreak of a second wave of an infection, a number of European nations have introduced recent lockdowns, which can hit life and livelihood badly,” the CM mentioned after reviewing the pandemic scenario within the state.
Colleges in Odisha have been shut since mid-March when the state and the nation went into lockdown to arrest the unfold of the life-threatening an infection. Within the wake of the pandemic, on-line lessons have been began.