Amid the increase in COVID-19 cases in the country, the Assam government has announced the closure of all educational institutions in the state until further notice. All primary, higher secondary schools, colleges and universities in the state will remain closed during this period. However, online classes will continue. Education Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said that due to increase in COVID-19 cases in Assam, all educational institutions in the state will remain closed.
Earlier on 27 April, the Assam government allowed the closure of all educational institutions ranging from pre-primary to university level in the districts with more than 300 COVID-19 cases by 11 May.
Amid the increase in COVID-19 cases in Assam, the state government has imposed new restrictions and extended the time for night curfew instead of complete lockdown.
All institutions closed in Odisha till 31 May
The Odisha government announced a summer vacation from May 5 to May 31 for all higher education institutions across the state. In an order, the Higher Education Department also said that there would be no online class or examination during this period. The order stated, “All educational institutions under the administrative control of the department will have summer vacation from May 5 to May 31.
Standard holiday arrangements should be maintained for the functioning of institutions during the holiday, including the lockdown period corresponding to COVID-19 during summer vacation. ” However, interviews with pre-determined Viva and PhD and other research scholars will be conducted on the scheduled dates.
Holidays declared up to May 15 in higher educational institutions in UP
Holidays have been declared till May 15 in all higher educational institutions in Uttar Pradesh amidst increasing cases of corona. All higher education institutions, state universities, private universities and degree colleges in UP will remain closed till May 15. During this time, online classes will also be postponed. In this regard, instructions have been issued by the government to all higher educational institutions.
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