Reopening Of Colleges After Vaccination: Karnataka Deputy Chief Minister

  • | Monday | 12th July, 2021

Karnataka to open colleges only after the students, teachers, and staff get vaccinated. 

Amid the decreasing cases of the corona, the Karnataka Deputy CM and Higher Education Minister C.N. Ashwath Narayan have announced today in Karnataka`s Hubli that the colleges will reopen after the students, teachers, and other staff is completely vaccinated. 

The Karnataka government has not taken a decision on the reopening of colleges. However, the department is making preparations for reopening, keeping in mind the fact that they may open once vaccination is complete, he said.

“The process or reopening colleges and universities is fraught with challenges. However, how long can we go on like this? Life should be backtrack as soon as possible. We have to take enough safety measures and aim at reopening colleges. In this regard, universal vaccination of all college students is the only way ahead,” he said.

“On the one hand, we are vaccinating people and, on the other hand, we are equipping hospitals to treat larger number of patients. There are over 6,000 beds for COVID-19 patients in government hospitals. We are appointing over 2,000 doctors, paramedical staff and Group D staff. All this will help us better manage the pandemic,” he told journalists on his arrival in Hubballi.



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