news of re-opening of maharashtra collegeMaharashtra Higher and Technical Education Minister Uday Samant made a big announcement on Wednesday and said that the cases of corona virus in the state have come down significantly and said that the colleges and universities of the state can conduct physical classes from October 20 and provide students Must be fully vaccinated. To attend the class session.Also Read – Landmark 100 Crore COVID Vaccine Dose To Be Administered In India Next Week: Report
“All non-agricultural colleges, state-run universities, deemed universities, self-financing universities and colleges affiliated to them can start physical classes from October 20. Teaching as well as non-teaching staff should complete their vaccination on priority,” Samant said. Also Read – Karnataka: Special Puja In All Government Controlled Temples On Vijayadashami Against COVID-19
The move by the state government comes in the wake of schools across the state resuming physical sessions for classes 5 to 12 on October 4 after being closed for over a year and a half due to the pandemic. Also Read – Register Online for Sabarimala Temple Darshan. Here’s how to book virtual queue tickets at sabarimalaonline.org
Full list of guidelines:
- The minister said that only students who have taken both the doses can attend the classes.
- He said that the students who have not yet completed their vaccination against COVID-19 should get it on priority in coordination with their respective colleges.
- The decision regarding the number of students to be present in a class will be taken after discussing the matter with the local authorities.
- The minister said that universities should issue SOPs to colleges affiliated to it.
- He said a proposal to allow college-going students to board local trains in Mumbai and adjoining areas would be presented to the state chief secretary soon.
- The students who need to stay in the hostel will be informed by their college administration.
Corona cases: There has been a steady decline in the cases of infection in Maharashtra for the last few days. On Wednesday, the state remained above 2,000 for the second day in a row, taking its total caseload to 65,83,896. A total of 2,219 cases were added during the day. The death toll on Wednesday rose by 49 to 1,39,670, while 43 and 36 people died in the state on Tuesday and Monday, respectively.
He said Mumbai city reported the highest number of 477 new infections and three deaths, taking the state capital’s cumulative figures to 7,49,936 and 16,167 respectively. There were 146 infections in the day in Pune city, but no deaths. Nashik region recorded 403 new cases, Kolhapur 141, Latur 47, Aurangabad 32, Nagpur six and Akola three. There were 12 deaths in Mumbai region, four in Kolhapur and one in Akola. Latur, Aurangabad and Nagpur regions did not report any fatalities.
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