Due to a gentle rise in COVID-19 instances in Chhattisgarh, the state authorities on Thursday ordered that offline lessons in faculties and universities be stopped with fast impact, and in addition set an attendance cap for educational and non-academic staffers in these establishments, an official stated.
The state’s larger training division in its order requested the universities to conduct the primary and second semester exams of all programs on-line or in a blended (on-line+offline) mode, he stated.
“Physical classes in all government and private universities and colleges should be prohibited with immediate effect and classes should be held online,” the general public relations division official stated, quoting the order.
“Besides, instructions should be issued to academic and non-academic staffers of colleges and universities to attend their workplace in one-third of their total strength on the basis of roster method,” he stated.
The first and third semester examinations of all programs (performed as per the semester system) for the tutorial session 2021-22 must be performed in on-line or blended mode. The universities involved might concern detailed tips on this regard, he added.
The state authorities has already shut colleges in these districts the place the positivity charge of COVID-19 an infection is 4 per cent or above. Following that order, colleges have been shut in a number of districts, together with within the state capital Raipur.
On Wednesday, Chhattisgarh’s COVID-19 rely had jumped to 10,38,060 with the addition of 5,476 instances, whereas the dying toll had gone up by 4 to 13,627.