As a result of a gentle rise in COVID-19 instances in Chhattisgarh, the state authorities on Thursday ordered that offline lessons in faculties and universities be stopped with speedy impact, and in addition set an attendance cap for tutorial and non-academic staffers in these establishments, an official mentioned.

The state’s larger schooling division in its order requested the universities to conduct the primary and second semester exams of all programs on-line or in a blended (on-line+offline) mode, he mentioned.

“Bodily lessons in all authorities and personal universities and faculties ought to be prohibited with speedy impact and lessons ought to be held on-line,” the general public relations division official mentioned, quoting the order.

“Apart from, directions ought to be issued to tutorial and non-academic staffers of schools and universities to attend their office in one-third of their whole power on the idea of roster technique,” he mentioned.

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The primary and third semester examinations of all programs (performed as per the semester system) for the tutorial session 2021-22 ought to be performed in on-line or blended mode. The colleges involved might problem detailed pointers on this regard, he added.

The state authorities has already shut colleges in these districts the place the positivity fee of COVID-19 an infection is 4 per cent or above. Following that order, colleges have been shut in a number of districts, together with within the state capital Raipur.

On Wednesday, Chhattisgarh’s COVID-19 depend had jumped to 10,38,060 with the addition of 5,476 instances, whereas the demise toll had gone up by 4 to 13,627.

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