National Command Operation Centre (NCOC) suggest to reopen educational institutes from Universities first and then other Schools and Colleges. The final decision on this consultation will be made on September 07.
Due to COVID-19 all educational institutes have been closed for almost 5 months. Now NCOC decided to reopen all Universities and Colleges and some Schools from 15 September. And the final announcement will be made on 07 September.
Statement By NCOC:
According to a statement released by the NCOC after the meeting, it has been suggested that the timings of various institutions should be reduced by suspending various activities which involve mass gatherings, including co-curricular activities.
All participants were briefed on the current Corona virus situation prevailing globally, regionally and in the country. They were also informed about the risks and challenges involved in the opening of educational institutions as it involved children of all ages.
The Educational sector representatives were informed that the NCOC’s suggestions had been finalized after hectic and lengthy consultations with international experts, academia and think tanks, particularly those who had been working on the reopening of the Educational sector.