Goa govt to resume physical classes for higher education institutes


Panaji: For the first time since the outbreak of COVID-19, Goa government on Monday lifted the ban on holding physical classes in the in states for institutes imparting Higher Education.

Director of Higher Education Prasad Lolayekar, in a circular issued on August 16, has said that the state government has lifted the restrictions imposed on Educational Institutions for conducting classes in physical mode.

“The Heads of Educational Institutions under the purview of the Directorate of Higher Education may take appropriate decision to conduct classes in physical mode for the new academic year 2021-22 based on the ground realities and the infrastructure availability, after following proper SOPs pertaining to Covid19 pandemic,” reads the circular.

He has said that all non-vaccinated staff members excluding those who cannot be vaccinated because they were/ are covid positive shall produce RT-PCR test report every week.


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