Opening of Schools: DC Pulwama reviews readiness, arrangements
PULWAMA : The Deputy Commissioner (DC) Pulwama, Baseer Ul Haq Choudhary today chaired a meeting here regarding the arrangements and preparedness for reopening of educational institutions in the district.
At the outset, Choudhary said that the education system was affected by the global pandemic and after a gap of two years educational institutions can resume normal functioning. However, he said that necessary precautions must be taken on the ground and there should be no laxity in ensuring adherence to COVID Appropriate Behaviour.
He said that educational institutions are the formative institutions and play an important role in shaping the personality of the students and the staff should facilitate this through academic and co-curricular activities.
He also said that in physical aspects of check list must include cleaning of grounds, classrooms, availability of clean water and reparation of washrooms. He instructed all the institution heads to designate a nodal officer who will be supervising the Covid specific activities in these institutions.
The DC said that teams are being constituted at district level to maintain strict vigil in this regard and the heads of the institutions must ensure the directions are implemented on ground in letter and spirit.
Choudhary emphasized that attendance and punctuality both for staff and students is essential. He said that the institutions shall frame detailed activity plans including debates, seminars, sports activities and the institutions must be abuzz with activities to channel the energy of students in a fruitful manner.
Moreover, DC also directed the Head of Institutions, to monitor activities of students so that no students shall indulge in irresponsible activities in these institutions.
Among others the meeting was attended by SSP Ghulam Jeelani, ADDC Dr Sheikh Abdul Aziz, CMO, CEO, ZEOs, Principals, Heads of Institutions,, DSP Awantipora and concerned.