Jammu/Aug, 1: Jammu & Kashmir Government on Sunday extended closure of all school and higher educational institutions including coaching centers in Jammu and Kashmir till further orders.
The decision was taken at a reviewing meeting chaired by Chief Secretary Arun Kumar, who is also Chairperson State Executive Committee, with the additional Chief Secretary, Health and Medical Education, Principal Secretary to Government, Home, Divisional Commissioners, Deputy Commissioners, Superintendents of Police and other officers of Jammu and Kashmir.
“All school and higher educational institutions, including coaching centers, shall continue to remain closed for onsite / in-person teaching, till further orders,” reads the order. However, the educational institutions have been permitted to seek personal attendance of limited vaccinated staff for administrative purposes. The government also reiterated that there shall be no weekend curfew in any district of Jammu and Kashmir. Also, night curfew shall continue to remain in force in all districts from 8 pm to 7 am. “The maximum number of people permitted to attend any indoor/ outdoor gathering shall be restricted to 25,” it reads.