Following the federal authorities’s announcement to increase the closure of academic institutes within the COVID-19 hotspot areas, the Greater Schooling Fee (HEC) has clarified that every one universities shall proceed to function as per tips issued earlier apart from these situated in high-risk areas.
The Fee, in an announcement, stated that the institutes situated in high-risk areas talked about by the provincial governments would stay shut for bodily look until April 11, 2021. Nonetheless, the educational periods will proceed on-line throughout the interval.
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The HEC additionally stated that the continued and pre-scheduled exams might be performed on-line with strict adherence to COVID-19 well being and security protocols.
The upper schooling physique urged universities, the place the educational actions are underway, to make sure strict observance of the COVID-19 well being and security protocols, equivalent to thermal scanning, sporting facemasks, social distancing, availability, and use of sanitizers, and disinfection of buildings.
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Additional, varsities have been suggested to contact the Chair or the provincial/regional members of the COVID-19 Oversight Committee or electronic mail at [email protected] for additional steerage if and when required.
It might be recalled that the federal authorities had introduced on Wednesday that the tutorial institutes in COVID-19 hotspot areas, together with Lahore, Rawalpindi, Gujranwala, Gujrat, Multan, Faisalabad, Sialkot, Sargodha, and Sheikhupura in Punjab, Peshawar, Mardan, Charsadda, Swabi, Kohat, Malakand, Swat, Decrease Dir, Nowshera, Buner in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP), and all educational institutes in Islamabad, will stay closed until April 11, 2021.