Delhi school teachers, staff to be marked 'on leave' if not vaccinated by October 15

Delhi teachers, staff who fail to get vaccinated before October 15 will be marked "on leave" till the administration of the first dose of vaccination.

Delhi school teachers, staff to be marked 'on leave' if not vaccinated by October 15 Delhi teachers should get vaccinated before October 15: DDMA
Anu Parthiban | Oct 8, 2021 - 2:19 p.m. IST
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NEW DELHI: Delhi Disaster Management Authority (DDMA) said that the teachers and other staff working in schools, colleges should be vaccinated, at least first dose, by October 15. Teachers, staff who do not get vaccinated will not be allowed to enter the educational institutions, the authorities informed.

Teachers, staff who fail to get vaccinated before October 15 will be marked "on leave" till the administration of the first dose of vaccination.

As per the official notice, “All government employees working in departments/ autonomous bodies/ PSUs/ local bodies/ educational institutions under Government of NCT of Delhi, including frontline workers, healthcare workers as well as teachers and other staff working in schools/ colleges should get vaccinated (at least first dose) by 15.10.2021 as per prevailing guidelines/ protocols prescribed for vaccination by Government of India.”

The DDMA said that the administration of the complete vaccination or at least the first dose of vaccination will be verified by the concerned head of the department through Arogya Setu application or certificate of vaccination produced by the employee.

“The aforesaid government employees/ frontline workers/ healthcare workers/ teachers and other staff working in schools/ colleges, who do not get vaccinated (at least first dose) by 15.10.2021 shall not be allowed to attend their respective offices/ Health care institutions/ educational institutions with effect from 16.10.2021 till they have obtained the first dose vaccination.”

On September 29, the Directorate of Education said that the country is threatened with the COVID-19 pandemic and it is necessary to take all effective measures to prevent the spread of the same. The DoE also directed that all government schools to ensure their teaching and non-teaching staffers are vaccinated at the earliest.


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