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    Coaching centres to function under Covid-19 SOPs, guidelines: ADC Srinagar

     ‘Tests to be conducted randomly by team of Doctors’

    Srinagar, Jan 04: District Administration Srinagar has ordered the resumption of Coaching centres in Srinagar with set Covid-19 protocols and guidelines in place.


    In a meeting today between Srinagar Administration and heads of Coaching Centres which was headed by Additional Deputy Commissioner Srinagar Dr. Syed Haneef Balkhi (KAS) discussed the various issues regarding the re-opening of Coaching centres in Srinagar in view of the Pandemic.

    ADC Srinagar, Dr Syed Haneef Balkhi (KAS) while speaking to the  news agency—Kashmir News Observer (KNO) said, “There is no ban on running the authorised  coaching centres in Srinagar, all that needs to be followed in letter and spirit are the Covid-19 guidelines and SOPs which are already in place.”Earlier, district administration had ordered the closure of some coaching centres as many Covid-19 positive cases were reported, particularly those operational in Parraypora and Rajbagh areas of the city.

    It had stated that the mandatory sampling of all coaching institutes (students and staff) irrespective of positive cases shall be carried out and repeated after every 21 days. “Also, management shall ensure that Covid-19 SOPs are strictly followed.”


    In a recent Government order administration has issued various measures in case if there is any positive case being reported from shopping Malls, offices, restaurants, hotels, hospitality services and employees working in offices.

    The order reads that in case if anyone is found to be suffering from the symptoms suggestive of covid19 the infected person should be home isolated immediately till the reports are not received.

    The order further reads “Chief Medical Officer (CMO) and concerned SHO should be informed and concerned District authorities will undertake the risk assessment.”

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