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School, colleges re-opening: Govt starts sanitizing schools, sensitizing HoI’s

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Srinagar: Ahead of the reopening of schools in the Valley, the School Education Department has started a massive drive for sanitization of government school buildingss.
Director of School Education Kashmir (DSEK), Mohammad Younis Malik said that the first priority for the department was to sensitize the Head of the Institutions (HoI’s) of all government schools.
“In Kashmir, we will first sensitize the HoI’s of 11,700 schools as to how they will follow the recommended COVID-19 Standard Operating Procedures (SOP’s) and guidelines,” Malik said.
Malik said that the department is simultaneously sanitizing the classrooms and all premises of the government schools to ensure that no student or staffer is infected.
He said that it is necessary to keep all classrooms neat and clean.
Malik said that the department is also chalking out a plan to control the overcrowded schools.
“In schools wherein the student roll is extra, we are devising a mechanism to accommodate students in a proper ratio to maintain the social distancing norm,” he said.
Malik further said the students and staff would have to wear masks to ensure that they are properly following all prescribed guidelines.
On asking about the facility of health care facilities for the students and the staffers, Malik said, “If any student or a staff member is found asymptomatic he will be taken to health care facility for a medical checkup.”
Meanwhile, schools are scheduled to reopen on March 01 after the winter break ends. (KNO)


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