Vikash Sharma

Bhubaneswar: In view of the rise in Covid-19 cases, the authorities of Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) issued fresh circular for students and other faculty members to prevent the spread of the virus in the campus.

In continuation to the University notifications regarding phased manner re-opening of the campus, and the observation that the number of COVID-I9 cases are increasing in the campus, the following decision has been taken for all the stakeholders of University.

– Students and employees would be allowed in the Hostels/Administrative buildings/School buildings/ Dr. B. R. Ambedkar Central Library and other buildings and public places including shopping complexes and walking on the road, if they are found wearing the mask.

– The faculty and staff members are strictly instructed to use face mask at all the times to set an example for observing Covid-19 protocols.

-The Shopkeepers and Canteens staffs are strictly instructed to wear the mask at all the times. Any violation would attract closure of shops/canteens for 2 days initially, and further violation will be dealt strictly as per guidelines/norms of the Government of India/Delhi Government/ University notification. etc.

– Hand Sanitization and Thermal screening are mandatory at all the key points: Schools / Special Centres / Hostels / Administration building/ Dr. B. R. Ambedkar Central Library and building security staff are instructed to do the needful in this regard.

-Vendors visiting to Science Schools/ AIRF/Special Centres /Administration building/ and other establishments are not allowed to visit the labs unless authorized by the relevant respective Offices.

– The re-opening of the University guidelines may be reviewed very soon if the cases rise exponentially.