The Deputy Commissioner (DC) Kupwara, Imam Din today convened a meeting with Principals of Degree Colleges and Higher Secondary Schools (HSSs) of Kupwara to discuss the operation of educational institutions and implementation of COVID Appropriate Behaviour (CAB).The DC asked all principals to ensure strict implementation of CAB in all educational institutions including maintaining social distance, usage of masks and sanitizers. He stressed the constitution of teams who will formally make periodic inspections of the institutions to ensure the proper implementation of CAB.
He said that all principals and wardens should play an active role to keep the institutions functional while following COVID SOPs in letter and spirit. He said all heads of the institutions should certify and give proper data regarding the vaccination of students to the Chief Medical Officer and concerned BMOs.The DC directed for holding of vaccination camps in the institutions and also stressed for holding camps for sampling to be carried out on every 10th day in each institution.On the occasion, the Chief Medical Officer stressed upon the heads of the institutions to ensure proper isolation of students. If they found symptoms like fever or cold, he should be isolated and the concerned BMO should be informed immediately to avoid any spread of the virus.Among others, Chief Medical Officer Kupwara, Tehsildar, DIO and other concerned attended the meeting.