Mayor SMC Reviews Preparedness For Opening Of Schools

Srinagar: Mayor Srinagar City Junaid Azim Mattu Thursday chaired a meeting with the Heads of prominent educational institutions of Srinagar City along with representatives of the School Education Department to review the initiatives taken ahead of the opening of schools in the capital city from March 1, 2021.

During the course of the meeting the heads of the schools were conveyed to follow SOP’s, Social Distancing, Installation of Wash points within schools, wearing of masks, conduction of thermal checks, Sanitization / Fumigation with use of safe chemicals, the establishment of isolation rooms and designating of protocol officer in each institution to liaison with SMC & other health institutions.

The Mayor said the School Education Department shall supervise the process of opening of schools and ensure proper safety measures prior to re-opening of the schools.

He added that all the educational institutions shall maintain Health & Sanitation standards and it shall be ensured that the teaching /non-teaching staff get tested for COVID-19 before the opening of schools.

Directions were also passed on to the Chief Medical Officer Srinagar to constitute a dedicated team of officers to supervise the functioning of schools as per COVID-19 protocol.


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