DSEK seeks retrieval of school buildings from DDMAs

Excelsior Correspondent
Srinagar, Sept 18: Preparing for the conduct of examinations, Directorate of School Education Kashmir (DSEK) today asked the District Disaster Management Authorities (DDMAs) to vacate all the educational buildings underutilization as COV1D-19 quarantine centres.
In this regard, a notification was issued from the DSEK office.
DSEK asked all the Deputy Commissioner (DCs) who also head the DDMAs in the respective districts to ensure that the sanitization works are carried.
It has also asked all the DDMAs to inform the office immediately if any institutional building is being utilized for the purpose.
“To ensure physical distancing norms, the institutions should make all rooms available to accommodate the examinees and display guidelines within the premises of examination centres regarding social distancing, use of face masks and sanitizers and maintenance of proper hygiene,” the order reads.
“You are requested to direct the concerned authorities to get all examination centres fumigated and sanitized in consultation with the Board authorities and also acknowledge the Board authorities on utilization of school for COV1D-19 quarantine centre so that the centre shall be shifted well prior to the commencement of the Board examination,” the order adds.