Coaching classes, skill training institutes, libraries go offline

District Collector Dr S Bharathi Dasan

Keeping in view declining in the number of Covid-19 cases in Raipur District and in compliance with a fresh Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) issued by Central Government on February 8, Raipur District Collector Dr S Bharathi Dasan has granted permission for the opening of Skill Training  Institutes, Coaching Centres and Libraries in the district. The District Collector has issued an order to this effect on Tuesday. It means the classes will go offline with immediate effect.

However, priority should be given to the online classes/distance learning, said the District Collector in his order. Moreover, the institutes should call 50 per cent of their total strength of students, there should be separate entry and exit doors which should be in touch-free mode, discipline should be strictly adhered to, use of tissue papers/handkerchief etc.  is must for those having cough or snoozing, it is the duty of the institute director/principal to ensure the used materials are disposed of properly, everything in the institute should be in touch-free mode, exchange of laptops, notebooks, study materials among students is not allowed, canteen should remain closed, CCTV cameras should be installed at the institutes so that contact tracing can be done easy in case of anybody found positive for Covid-19, social and physical distancing norms, wearing of masks, use of sanitisers at regular intervals should be done, outsiders into the institute should not allowed to enter, institutes can call their students in different times if space is limited, temperature of AC should be 30 degree if there is, isolation of all the students mandatory is anyone of them is found positive for Corona, banner and posters with awareness messages on Corona should be displayed in the institutes, tobacco products, gutkha are strictly prohibited, a register should be maintain to keep the record, coaching institutes in containment zones will not be allowed.

This order has come into immediate effect and anybody found in violation will be punished.


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