SRINAGAR — Amid the spike in COVID-19 cases among the students in Jammu and Kashmir, the government on Friday asked the Deputy Commissioners in all districts to take a final call as to whether physical classes or online classes shall be held for the safety of the students.
In an order issued on Friday, the government said that it has been observed that the surge of pandemic COVID-19 has wide variation among districts. “In view of issue, decision regarding running of physical classes vis a vis online classes requires to be taken at district level by the Competent Authority.”
“I am directed to convey that all the District Magistrates, Chairman of DDMAs of Kashmir and Jammu Divisions shall take a call on the continuation of academic activities that is physical classes or online classes in their respective jurisdiction, keeping in view the safety of the students and present trend of pandemic COVID-19 in different districts,” the order reads. (KNO)