Heavy rush without adhering to norms at private coaching institutes, instills fear among parents
By: Tariq Shah VOV
While the government has closed down the schools in Kashmir valley in view of the second wave of covid-19, private coaching institutes are going on and hundreds of boys and girls come out on the roads and most of them are not wearing masks.
The recent reports that in some of the private coaching institutes students have tested positive, most of the parents are worried and they have appealed to the Deputy Commissioner Srinagar to close these institutes to ensure that covid-19 does not spread.
According to some parents, hundreds of students on a daily basis go to these institutes and they are not adhering to the norms prescribed by the district authorities of Srinagar for them to avoid infection among the students.
Meanwhile, according to KNO authorities on Saturday closed a private coaching educational institute in Srinagar after three of its students were tested COVID-19 positive.
The news agency—Kashmir News Observer (KNO) has learnt that the Srinagar DDMA has ordered suspension of class work at Allen Coaching institute after 3 students test positive for COVID-19.
The official said that the institute has been closed for 5 days and during this period they shall provide online lessons to the students.
“A student from Nishat studying at the institute had tested positive yesterday along with his family. The close contacts of the positive student were tested at the coaching institute today as Medical Teams conducted mass testing for proper isolation and quarantine,” the official said.
With inputs from KNO