SRINAGAR: The University of Kashmir will shortly notify the modalities for reopening of its main and satellite campuses for in-person teaching from March 1, 2022.
The decision to this effect was taken at a high-level meeting chaired by Vice-Chancellor Prof Talat Ahmad in the wake of deliberations held by J&K Chief Secretary Dr Arun Kumar Mehta with heads of educational institutions on Monday, a day after the UT administration issued fresh guidelines on reopening of educational institutions for in-person teaching.
After thorough deliberations, it was decided that the University shall immediately notify all the guidelines for students and faculty on reopening of the campuses from March 1.
The University is presently off for teaching purposes owing to ongoing winter vacations which shall conclude on February 28.
The high-level meeting was attended by Dean Academic Affairs, Dean Research, Dean College Development Council, Registrar, Controller of Examinations, Chief Proctor and some other top officers.
“The University should be ready, in all respects, to reopen for on-campus classes on March 1. All necessary SOPs shall be immediately notified in this regard and circulated among the faculty and students for compliance,” Prof Talat said during the meeting.
He urged strict adherence to Covid Appropriate Behavior (CAB) to ensure smooth conduct of academic activities.
Prof Talat also called upon students to focus on their studies and examinations with renewed vigour to fast compensate for the disruptions caused by the Covid19 pandemic.
The meeting urged students to frequently visit the University website for all updates pertaining to the reopening of the University.