In a major clarification on reopening of colleges in Odisha, Higher Education Minister Arun Kumar Sahoo on Monday informed that they will reopen soon. While speaking to media persons, the minister said that discussions on reopening of colleges are underway and colleges in the State will reopen soon.
The minister informed that the decision will be communicated once discussions are finalised. Last week, school for classes 10 and 12 reopened amid strict adherence to Covid-19 protocols across the state. While speculations on reopening of colleges were brewing, this clarification from the Minister comes as some indication for the students.
While the exact date of reopening of colleges were not mentioned by the Minister, students still have to wait for further clarity in this matter.
Published: Diptiranjita Patra
Last updated: 02 August 2021, 06:46 PM IST
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