Pandemic effect: All varsities, colleges closed in U’khand

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Pandemic effect: All varsities, colleges closed in U’khand

Tuesday, 04 May 2021 | PNS | Dehradun

In view of the severity of the second wave of Covid-19 in the state the Uttarakhand government has closed all the institutes of higher education in the state till further orders. The closure order would be applicable on all government and private universities and colleges in the state.

The institutes of higher education in the state were closed in March last year after the onset of pandemic and were opened on March 1 this year. The state administration has directed that the studies of the students should continue in the online mode.

The state minister for Higher Education, Dhan Singh Rawat said that the state government is concerned to protect the health of the students. He however added that the studies of the students would not be allowed to get affected by the pandemic. He said that the facility of 4G has been provided to all government colleges of the state which will help in online mode of study during the time when physical classes are not possible due to pandemic.

He added that all the officers and employees of the education department have been asked to remain at their respective headquarters during the pandemic when the institutes are closed.

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