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J&K government to reopen universities and colleges

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By: Tariq Shah VOV


The Jammu and Kashmir government has said that they were looking for the option to reopen all the universities and colleges in the current month provided they will go for complete vaccination of students above 18-years of age.

Already in many states schools have been reopened while they are trying to maintain the CAB. In Jammu and Kashmir there is a slight surge in cases, however the government said that they are mulling to reopen colleges and universities this month.

According to KNO news agency while reporting about the reopening of these educational institutions has said in its news report, talking to reporters on the sidelines of a function at SKICC on the banks of famous Dal Lake here, LG Sinha said that the government was fully aware of the demands of parents about reopening of schools in Kashmir. “We are planning to open inter-colleges, colleges and universities this month only after vaccinating all the students above 18-years-of age,” LG Sinah said as per news agency—Kashmir News Observer (KNO). The LG said that after colleges and universities, the government will deliberate on re-opening primary and secondary schools too.

About the security situation in Kashmir, LG Sinha said that the situation on the security front has improved a lot and that the challenges may remain. “Government and the security forces are capable of facing all challenges,” he said.

He also said that this year 11000 Self Help Groups will come up for women so that they earn their livelihood without remaining depending on others.

With KNO inputs


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