The State Executive Committee (SEC) of Jammu and Kashmir has extended the closure of all educational institutions in the Union Territory till July 15 in the wake of the Kovid-19 epidemic. “All schools and coaching centers in Jammu and Kashmir will be closed till 15.07.2021 to impart on-campus / individual education to students of all classes,” the order read.

All universities, colleges and technical skills development institutes in Jammu and Kashmir, except for courses / programs requiring physical attendance of students, will be closed till 15.07.2021 to provide campus / individual education to students. Laboratory / research / thesis work and internship etc. Teaching in all these institutions will be in online mode.

The order further states that as compared to the previous week, while significant improvement has been made by eight districts in terms of the above parameters, there is a need for further improvement in the public health interest in all the districts. In addition, some districts require intense efforts to reach the desired levels. Thus, the existing covid containment measures in these districts need to be continued.

Students in Jammu’s Summer Zone are on summer vacation from June 8 to July 25.

While about three months long winter vacation and 10-day summer vacation are observed annually in schools of Kashmir and parts of Jammu falling under the winter zone, summer schools in Jammu usually celebrate two and a half months long summer vacation and short break in winter.

The SEC had earlier on June 20 lifted the weekly curfew in 8 out of 20 districts amid a significant improvement in the overall situation. However, night curfew is still in force across Jammu and Kashmir.

UT The government pointed out that there would be no restrictions on the entry of passengers, returning or arriving passengers to Jammu and Kashmir, whether by road, rail or air. However, they will have to undergo mandatory COVID-19 antigen testing by any method prescribed as per the protocol of the Government of Jammu and Kashmir. Protocols for the management of positive individuals will be followed in positive cases. Passengers with a valid RT-PCR report valid and verifiable hours prior to a valid testing facility (a copy of which will be retained by the authorities – any false certificate, will be submitted to the person responsible for proceedings under the law) will be allowed to re-test at the point of entry. Had to be done.

The vaccination campaign will be intensified by all the Deputy Commissioners. All closed government / private offices, banks etc., modes of public transport, especially local trains / buses etc., malls and showrooms are encouraged to take steps that allow access to such facilities only to vaccinated people, or if no one If vaccinated, a person with a valid COVID negative test report within 48 hours prior to admission or spot testing. Relevant Deputy Commissioners may issue appropriate instructions in this regard on the basis of assessment of measures required to protect public health.

District Magistrates should strictly ensure that Covid appropriate conduct is fully complied with and defaulters are dealt with strictly under the relevant sections of the Disaster Management Act and the Indian Penal Code. Covid will form joint teams of district magistrates police and acting magistrates to enforce proper conduct. The joint teams will present a daily report on their activities and assessment of their compliance level.

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