he government on Sunday ordered extension for closure of all educational institutions across Jammu and Kashmir till further orders.
An order issued by State Executive Committee headed by Chief Secretary Arun Kumar Mehta reads, “All school and higher educational institutions, including coaching centers, shall continue to remain closed for onsite / in-person teaching, till further orders. However, the educational institutions are permitted to seek personal attendance of vaccinated staff for administrative purposes.”
All Deputy Commissioners have been asked to intensify testing by making optimum use of available rt-PCR and RAT capacities. There shall be no drop in testing levels.
The SEC also reiterated that there shall be no weekend curfew in any district of Jammu and Kashmir. Also, night curfew shall continue to remain in force in all districts from 8 pm to 7 am, the order said.
“The maximum number of people permitted to attend any indoor/ outdoor gathering shall be restricted to 25,” it reads.