Monday, October 25, 2021

Education Minister Vijay Inder Singla inspects ground reality prior to reopening the schools

Punjab School Education Minister Mr. Vijay Inder Singla today reviewed arrangements in two government schools in Patiala city to gauge the ground reality for the smooth implementation of Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) for the prevention of COVID-19 prior to the opening of schools from October 19.

Inspecting the preparations in line with SOPs such as marking in classrooms to maintain social distancing among children and sanitization equipments in Government Co-Ed Multipurpose Senior Secondary School, Passi Road and Government Model Senior Secondary School, Civil Lines, Mr. Singla also took stock of the basic amenities such as toilets, drinking water and disinfection process very closely.

Mr. Vijay Inder Singla directed District Education Officer (S) Harinder Kaur, Principal Tota Singh National Awardee, Principal Varinder Batish, Surinder Singh Bharoor and other teachers along with him during visit, to strictly follow the guidelines issued by the government to contain the spread of Coronavirus and ensure the compliance of precautions such as wearing of mask, maintaining social distancing and constantly wash or sanitize hands for the safety of students. He said, teachers should become role model for their students during this perilous times, adding that students will follow you, while taking precautions.

MUST READ  Cause list of revenue matters will be available online for each revenue court in Punjab: Minister

Mr. Singla said that every student, who wants to join classes physically, must have the written consent of his parents. He also informed that authorities have the right to call students in two shifts or alternate days in case of strength of students exceeds so that the norm of social distancing will be maintained. “We are conducting a massive sanitization campaign in school premises and hope that the campaign will be completed in two days, he added.

MUST READ  Boxer Lovlina Borgohain wins Bronze at Tokyo Olympics; wrestler Ravi Dahiya storms into Olympic final
MUST READ  Vijay Inder Singla greets youngsters on Internal Education day and National Girl Child Day

The School Education Minister issued directions to Safai Sewaks regarding the sanitization process. He also held meetings with staff of both the schools and sought information from the principals about the ongoing development works in schools and deliberated on other requirements.

Latest news

Australian Open: Leaked email reveals unvaccinated stars would be allowed to play

Victorian Sports and Major Events Minister Martin Pakula has responded after a leaked email to WTA players claimed unvaccinated tennis stars would be allowed...

Victoria’s Covid cases drop to 1,461; More freedoms on way

Victoria's COVID-19 cases have dropped with 1,461 new local infections recorded today. Another seven Victorians have died with coronavirus. The number of people in hospitals has grown...

Melbourne cafe vandalised for enforcing vaccine rule

Anti-vaxxers have vandalised a cafe in Melbourne's west for enforcing COVID-19 rules that prevent unvaccinated Victorians from dining in restaurants and cafes. The vandals graffitied the...

“We’re looking for Bobby Deol”: Bajrang Dal attacks Prakash Jha’s ‘Ashram 3’ set in Bhopal

Filmmaker Prakash Jha was roughed up, his face smeared with ink on Sunday when a group of Bajrang Dal members went on a rampage...

Related news

Australian Open: Leaked email reveals unvaccinated stars would be allowed to play

Victorian Sports and Major Events Minister Martin Pakula has responded after a leaked email to WTA players claimed unvaccinated tennis stars would be allowed...
MUST READ  Randhawa spells out vision for strengthening of jail infrastructure

Victoria’s Covid cases drop to 1,461; More freedoms on way

Victoria's COVID-19 cases have dropped with 1,461 new local infections recorded today. Another seven Victorians have died with coronavirus. The number of people in hospitals has grown...

Melbourne cafe vandalised for enforcing vaccine rule

Anti-vaxxers have vandalised a cafe in Melbourne's west for enforcing COVID-19 rules that prevent unvaccinated Victorians from dining in restaurants and cafes. The vandals graffitied the...

“We’re looking for Bobby Deol”: Bajrang Dal attacks Prakash Jha’s ‘Ashram 3’ set in Bhopal

Filmmaker Prakash Jha was roughed up, his face smeared with ink on Sunday when a group of Bajrang Dal members went on a rampage...

T20 World Cup: India lose to Pak by 10 wickets

India crumbled to a 10-wicket loss to arch rivals Pakistan in their opening match of the Super 12 stage of the ICC T20 World...

Serena Williams breaks down in heartbreaking video for her friend and physio Esther Lee

American tennis icon Serena Williams broke down in tears while revealing her close friend and physio Esther Lee was battling pancreatic cancer. In a 92-second...

Singapore open to India, 5 other South Asian nations for travel

Singapore on Saturday announced the removal of India and five other South Asian countries from its travel restriction list as the island-state continues to...

Aryan Khan Case: Witness claims NCB officer demanded Rs 25 cr, agency denies

An independent witness in the cruise drugs seizure case on Sunday claimed that an official of the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) and some other...