COVID-19: Delhi colleges to stay closed until October 5

New Delhi, September 18

All colleges within the National Capital will proceed to stay closed until October 5 in view of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Delhi Government introduced on Friday.

“All government and private schools will remain closed for all students till October 5. However, online teaching and learning activities will continue as usual,” an official order issued by the Directorate of Education (DoE) stated.

School principals are authorised to name “staff as per requirement for smooth conduct of online classes or any other work”, it stated.

Universities and colleges throughout the nation have been closed since March 16 when the Centre introduced a national classroom shutdown as a part of measures to comprise the unfold of the novel coronavirus.

On March 25, the central authorities introduced a nationwide lockdown to forestall the virus from spreading.

While a number of restrictions have been eased in numerous phases of ‘Unlock’ since June 8, instructional establishments proceed to be closed.

As per the newest pointers underneath ‘Unlock’, colleges have been allowed to name college students from courses 9 to 12 to varsities on voluntary foundation from September 21. PTI

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