The Delhi Disaster Management Authority (DDMA) has completely removed educational and training activities from the list of prohibited activities. DDMA released the new guide line of unlock on Sunday. This guideline has been issued till 26 July. Accordingly, the pre-process of opening educational institutions is also getting an impression. It has been said in the new guidelines that the rules of prevention along with the standard operating procedure and guidelines related to Kovid-19 will have to be strictly followed at all places.
The order issued by DDMA clarified that auditoritums and assembly halls will be allowed to open for the purpose of training and gathering in schools. These centers can be used for training and meeting with 50% capacity. But students will not be allowed to teach in schools by calling them. For this, educational institutions will not need to take permission from the Delhi government.
It has also been said in the order that all schools, colleges, educational and coaching institutions will remain closed. Efforts will be made to promote online and distance learning. In the order, skill training of Delhi Police, Army Training Center or any institute, training of employees and training related to school college has also been included. School, college programs, lectures or other education related programs will be organized in the auditorium and assembly hall.
The ban will continue till 5 am on 26th July.
Cinema halls, multiplexes, swimming pools, spas, schools, colleges, theatres, amusement parks, social, political, cultural, religious and other types of gatherings will continue to be banned as before. According to the order, permission will continue to run in public transport including Delhi Metro with 50 percent seating capacity as before. DTC and cluster buses will also run with 50 percent capacity. Even for the wedding ceremony, there will be no gathering of more than 50 people. Only 20 people will be able to go to the floor in the funeral. The restrictions on activities that are banned will continue till 5 am on July 26.
decision taken after review
The DDMA has said in the order that the status of Kovid-19 has been reviewed. The review found that the number of infected has come down. The infection rate is also decreasing continuously. The situation has improved, but caution and vigilance have to be taken to control COVID-19. It is noteworthy that due to the second wave of corona virus in Delhi, the lockdown was imposed on 19 April.
Government will prepare to reopen schools and other educational institutions
After the order of DDMA, the Delhi government will make preparations to open schools and educational institutions again. In a release issued by Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia’s office, it has been said that the Delhi government will now start work on the preparation and related plan for the reopening of schools and other educational institutions. This decision will also give a boost to several ongoing education projects of the Delhi government, including teacher training in offline mode. Delhi government schools have also planned PTM between July 19-31. This will also give an opportunity to know the views of parents on the reopening of schools.
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