Anu Parthiban|Nov 29, 2023
- Nagaland govt announces summer vacation in schools, colleges
Nagaland govt announces summer vacation in schools, colleges
The State Cabinet on Tuesday had decided to impose partial lockdown with stricter guidelines.
KOHIMA: The Nagaland government Thursday declared summer vacation in all schools and colleges with immediate effect and closure of all cinema halls and museums in view of the surge in COVID-19 cases in the state. The control the surge of COVID-19 cases in the state, Chief Secretary J Alam issued fresh guidelines which will be in force from Friday till May 13.
The guidelines said summer vacation in all schools and colleges would start with immediate effect. It said all coaching/vocational institutions and student hostels have been closed but online/distance learning shall continue to be permitted. All cinema halls, swimming pools, gymnasiums, entertainment parks, auditoriums, theatres, assembly halls, sports complexes and stadiums, and similar places shall be closed, it said.
All public places in the state like parks, museums, libraries, recreation centres, etc. are also closed. Putting restrictions on public gatherings, the guidelines, however, stated social/ political/ sports/ entertainment/ academic/ cultural/ religious functions and other large congregations will be permitted outside the containment zones, but with 30 per cent capacity of the venue or only 100 persons, whichever is lower, subject to COVID-19 appropriate behaviour.
The State Cabinet on Tuesday had decided to impose partial lockdown with stricter guidelines. Religious places and place of worship have also been asked to strictly follow the same norms as for public gatherings. The respective District Task Force (DTF) have been permitted to take suitable decisions as per the local situations to further reduce the maximum allowable capacities given above.
All other roads/routes will remain closed, it said. The international border of the state with Myanmar shall continue to remain sealed as before, the Chief Secretary said. Movement of people within the state will be permitted subject to adherence to COVID-19 behaviour at all times while moving from one place to another, he said.
All private offices and establishments have been asked to function subject to 50 per cent attendance on any day and strict adherence to COVID-19 appropriate behaviour.
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