The Haryana Government has decided to open government colleges and universities from November 16. Meanwhile, online classes have started from Monday.
The spokesperson said that in view of the needs of students studying in colleges and universities, the state government has decided to open government, government-aided, and private colleges and universities from November 16, 2020, with standard operating procedures to be followed.
He said that academic staff will be present in the institutions. If a student needs to clarify his doubts he can visit the college keeping in mind the norms of social distancing and following the guidelines of COVID-19.
Staggered timings, regular sanitization, and compulsory masks will be followed as students return to college after a gap of almost eight months.
According to the scheduled prepared by the state education department, college students will be given scheduled to be followed by their respective departments.
Across the country and the schools in Haryana were closed after PM Modi on March 25 announced the nationwide lockdown to contain the spread of the coronavirus which has affected 82.29 lakh people across the country and has claimed the lives of 1,22,607 people so far.
With the start of November 2020, several state governments has decided to reopen schools and higher education institutions with strict adherence to the COVID-19 guidelines. Earlier, the Union Home Ministry had allowed state governments to permit reopening of educational institutions.