NU vice chancellor directs to resume offline activities
Dimapur, Oct. 5 (EMN): The vice chancellor of Nagaland University, Prof. Pardeshi Lal, has directed to resume offline campus academic activities for Lumami headquarters.
The vice chancellor issued this directive during a meeting on September 27 with the registrar, all deans of schools, dean of students’ welfare, all heads of the departments and all wardens, a DIPR report stated on Tuesday.
The house decided that all faculty members should be available in their respective departments from October 1, while students of 3rd semester would arrive at the campus/ hostels on October 15 and 16 and subsequently offline classes for the 3rd semester students would begin with effect from October 18.
The house also decided that 1st semester students should arrive at the campus on November 1 after allotment of hostel seats. It informed that students arriving in the campus should possess a negative test report for Covid-19 (ie, rapid antigen test done 48 hours before arrival or RT-PCR test done 72 hours before arrival). If any students develop any symptom of Covid-19 after arrival in the campus, he/she should immediately report the matter to the hostel warden/ head of the department concerned/ dean of students’ welfare, it informed.
The university administration has also decided to earmark one building temporarily for isolating anyone found having Covid-19 symptoms. It added that the university centre would arrange a preliminary health check-up of all students arriving on the campus. It also stated that a thermal scanning facility would be provided in all the academic departments.
Meanwhile, all students and faculty are asked to mandatorily follow the Covid appropriate behaviour such as wearing of masks, maintaining social distancing, hand sanitising etc. It added that standard operating procedures (SOP) and the Covid appropriate behaviour (CAB) issued by the centre and the state governments from time to time would be implemented with strict compliance.
The vice chancellor further directed all concerned to take necessary follow-up action accordingly.