Tuesday, November 29, 2022

DC Kma issues directives on reopening of schools

In compliance to the directive of the state government, deputy commissioner (DC) Kohima, Gregory Thejawelie has issued various directives for strict implementation throughout Kohima district with immediate effect till February 15, 2022.
According to a DIPR report, the DC informed that all existing restrictions in the district for preventing the spread of COVID-19 as issued in the earlier orders. including social, religious, political, sports, academic, cultural, entertainment gatherings etc, would continue.
Offline or physical classes for students of Classes I-VIII would be allowed up to 50% attendance from February 15 subject to parental consent of the student concerned.
For students who do not have parental consent to attend physical or offline classes, present system of online teaching by schools would continue.
All other conditions on vaccination, testing and other generic preventive measures and planning as mandated in the SOP dated February 4 should be fulfilled and intimated to the district task force Kohima during application for permission.
Due permission of DTF Kohima may be sought through the district education officer, Kohima. Applications may also be sent to warroomkohima@gmail.com, helpline numbers 6033833879 and 9362705742 may also be contacted for assistance.
DC has warned that any person/group of persons acting in violation of the directives and other existing orders for preventing the spread of COVID-19 would be liable to be prosecuted under relevant sections of Disaster Management Act, 2005 besides action under IPC, Section 188 and other legal provisions as applicable.

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