Submit report on vaccination in schools, colleges: Manipur government to department heads
Commissioner of Higher and Technical Education (education S) M Harekrishna stated that the improving Covid-19 scenario in the state is likely to result in opening of the educational institutions in both schools and colleges.
The Manipur government has asked the director of University and Higher Education, registrars of Dhanamanjuri and Manipur Technical University, controller of Technical Education and joint director SCERT Manipur to submit a detailed report on level of vaccination in each school and college at the earliest.
In a letter issued on Thursday, commissioner of Higher and Technical Education (education S) M Harekrishna has asked the heads of the departments concerned to impress upon both teaching and non-teaching staff under their departments for vaccination at the earliest, if not done yet.
Among various measures, vaccination of all teaching and non-teaching staff (preferably in two doses) may also be considered to ensure safety in schools/colleges, the letter stated.
The commissioner stated that the improving Covid-19 scenario in the state is likely to result in opening of the educational institutions in both schools and colleges in the near future.
While the government is contemplating various modalities for opening the same, it is also imperative that it is done after taking into consideration all the safety measures required to be taken up prior to the opening, the letter added.
As per the latest update, the total number of people who have been administered vaccine in the state reached 15,40,862 (first dose: 11,89,914 and second dose: 3,50,948) as of Thursday.