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New Covid Guidelines For Higher Educational Institutions In Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar: In view of rising COVID-19 positive cases, the Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) has issued a set of guidelines for all higher educational institutions including Plus II Colleges and Degree Colleges in the city.

The civic body has directed the institution authorities to ask students to vacate the hostel premise immediately who have appeared their examinations and no examination are due.

“The students who are due for examination shall be asked to vacate the hostel premises as soon as their examination schedule are over with proper intimation to their parents,” the BMC said.

The students who are likely to stay for their examination may be kept in the hostel premises preferably in single rooms with adherence to COVID appropriate behaviour like proper use of mask at all times, social distancing and hand hygiene particularly in mess, corridors and common rooms.

The institute authorities will be fully responsible to ensure COVID protocols and wellbeing of their students.

It is worth mentioning here that rising number of Covid-19 cases are being reported from several educational institutions in the capital city. Today the BMC authority sealed Oxford Engineering College of Engineering and Management at Palaspalli for alleged violation of Covid1-9 guidelines.

(Edited By Suryakant Jena)

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