JNU has released a notice to declare the suspension of all classes in the wake of coronavirus outbreak, till 31st March.
After IIT Delhi and Delhi University (DU), Delhi’s Jawaharlal Nehru University has also released a notice to declare the suspension of classes in the wake of the spread of Coronavirus in the state. According to reports, the university has suspended classes until March 31, 2020.
JNU had already stopped biometric attendance for its staff from March 4, 2020. The university had asked its staff members and officials to mark their attendance manually.
JNU administration recently released a notification saying that the varsity has suspended lectures, class presentations and examinations until March 31, 2020. The notification also states that the events including seminars, conferences, and workshops to be conducted on the campus have been postponed during the stipulated time.
Corona outbreak: JNU Class suspension notice
JNU’s notification also says that any student who has a travel history to any of the COVID-19 affected countries or has come in physical contact with such people in the last 28 days must report. The same guidelines have been given to the IHA or the concerned hostel wardens and faculty members so that they can be granted a holiday of 14 days in order to prevent and reduce the transmission of the virus among the others.
Coronavirus outbreak: JNU's guideline for staff, faculty
The university has also advised its faculty members, staff and students to follow the public health measures of hand and respiratory hygiene guidelines issued by the government.
JNU is among the other institutions in Delhi to have suspended classes to stop the spread of Coronavirus. Institutions like the Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi and Delhi University have also suspended classes until March 31, 2020.
The University of Delhi has enabled e-learning and also ordered its teachers to remain available as per thor time-table through the e-resources.
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