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Is government planning to open colleges? Meeting with principals held

Last Updated on August 24, 2021 at 9:04 pm

To review the progress of ongoing Covid-19 Vaccination process in Srinagar district, the Deputy Commissioner (DC) Srinagar, Mohammad Aijaz Asad today chaired a meeting of Principals of City Colleges, Officers of Health Department and senior Officers of district Administration in the meeting hall of DC Office Complex, here.

While taking detailed assessment of the College-wise Covid Vaccination process with all Principals of City Colleges, the DC was informed that almost 100 percent College Staff has been vaccinated. He was also informed that nearly 50 percent students enrolled in all Government Degree Colleges in the district have also been administered Covid-19 vaccination shots and a process to cover leftover students is going on.

The DC asked all the Principals to ensure all enrolled students in their respective colleges are vaccinated adding that this will help in protecting College staff as well as students from contracting Virus, besides, create an atmosphere to start offline classes, and ultimately keep Colleges open.

He further called for holding seminars and counselling sessions regarding the importance of Covid-19 Vaccination for mass awareness of students so that all students are inoculated with anti Covid Vaccine shots at an earliest. He said that the students are being vaccinated as a priority group to facilitate the opening of higher education classes physically.

 Later, the DC held a separate meeting with Senior officers of District Administration, CMO and Zonal Medical Officers and reviewed the pace of Covid-19 Vaccination under 18-44 age group, Covid containment measures and other aspects under taken to effectively tackle the spread of the Corona virus.