No decision to re-open schools in J&K from June 15: Advisor

KT NEWS SERVICE. Dated: 6/3/2020 11:46:40 PM

SRINAGAR, June 3: The government today said it has not taken any decision to re-open the schools on June 15 in Jammu and Kashmir.
This was stated by advisor to lieutenant governor, KK Sharma, who is also in charge of school education department.
He, however, said instructions have been issued to schools to ensure sanitization of school premises in view of Covid-19 across J&K.
Some days back media reports had said authorities in Kashmir are planning to reopen schools, which have been closed due to the Coronavirus-induced lockdown, in the valley from the middle of June this year.
The reports had added that the government schools have been asked to provide two reusable masks and a pair of hand gloves to each student while installing hand sanitisers and liquid soap dispensers at the entry point of each school, according to a letter written by the director finance in the school education department.
The expenditure on this account shall be booked under the Samagra grants released to schools for day to day expenses, it added.



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