UniversityPanjab University, colleges allowed to open from August: Chandigarh Admn
The Chandigarh Administration’s Covid ‘war-room’ on Tuesday announced a slew of new directions as the city has begun to open up after a devastating second wave of coronavirus.
The new measures are:
(i) Strict action be taken by the Chandigarh Police against the violators of the covid protocol, particularly for non-wearing of masks at Sukhna Lake and public places.
(ii) All institutions of higher learning including University, Colleges etc. shall be allowed to open for the next academic session starting from the month of August, 2021, subject to the condition that all teaching and non-teaching staff and students must have received at least one dose of vaccination, minimum two weeks ago and adherence to all covid appropriate behavior. It will be reviewed again in coming days considering the covid prevalent pandemic situation.
(iii) Commercial events like exhibitions, shows etc. shall be allowed only after prior permission from the SDM concerned. There would be a limit of 200 persons/50% of available space and strict adherence to the covid protocol.
Panjab University, colleges allowed to open from August: Chandigarh Admn
(iv) Municipal Corporation, Chandigarh to tackle water-logging in the city during the monsoon.