Karnataka government preparing to reopen colleges from November. The Karnataka government is preparing to reopen the colleges and to conduct proper classes from next month. However, the final decision will be taken keeping in mind the safety of students and staff amid the ongoing covid 19 pandemic.
Karnataka government preparing to reopen colleges from November
Ashwatg Narayan, Deputy Chief Minister said that the final decision about reopening of the colleges will soon be announced. Nevertheless, online classes are still going on for the students for undergraduates and postgraduates.
The final decision will soon be announced by the Karnataka government:
Mr Narayan holds the higher education portfolio. He said,
“The government is preparing to start the offline graduate classes from November. Shortly a decision will be taken after discussing with Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa and other officials concerned.”
Karnataka government preparing for students to ensure their safety in colleges
Schools and colleges in Karnataka have been shut since March due to covid pandemic. Amid the covid pandemic, the classes for all the students are being conducted online.
The minister said that the colleges will reopen for regular classes while following the guidelines issued by the Central Government.
Minister confirms to follow SOPs that are set by the Ministry of Home Affairs:
The minister further confirmed that the state government is doing all necessary preparations for the safety of students when they will attend their classes in colleges. He further confirmed that institutes and colleges will follow SOPs that are being set by the Ministry of Home Affairs. He added, ‘We have to ensure the safety of students and teachers. The virus is very much amidst us. Hence, we need to decide after much deliberation.“