Physical attendance of teachers worries families

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Physical attendance of teachers worries families



Physical attendance of teachers worries families


SDMA takes resolution on all such issues: Advisor Bhatnagar


Srinagar, April 26, 2021 :


Concerns are being raised from all walks of life over the each day attendance of the teachers within the empty faculties with academicians and medical practitioners saying that the transfer places the lives of 1000’s of teachers and their families in danger.


Notably, the college teachers have been requested to modify to on-line mode and attend their respective faculties to ship on-line courses for college kids until the tutorial establishments stay closed for offline tutorial actions.


The J&Okay authorities just lately ordered non permanent closure of all faculties, schools and universities in addition to different technical establishments for offline tutorial actions until May 15.

The resolution was taken as a safety measure to manage additional unfold of COVID-19 pandemic.

However, the teachers complained that attending college each day exposes them to threat as they journey in public transport to attend empty faculties.

“ We come from different places and get exposed to scores of people while reaching our schools. We are apprehensive of getting infected by the COVID-19 virus which will put the life of our colleagues and families at a risk,” mentioned Khalid, a instructor from south Kashmir.

Another instructor mentioned that if a single instructor will get contaminated with the virus, it will show deadly for his or her colleagues and others who journey with them in public transport.

“ It is completely futile to travel to schools and deliver online classes. We can do this job from our homes more conveniently without taking any risk of getting infected with the virus,” the instructor mentioned.

Over the previous week, greater than 50 teachers have examined constructive in numerous districts throughout Kashmir.

“ On the one hand, the government tries to have lesser footfall in the markets and other places but on the other hand, we are forced to visit schools unnecessarily. 

This defeats common sense and the gatherings at schools pose a risk of infection as well,” mentioned Irshad Ahmad, a instructor from Baramulla.

The teachers mentioned that if the federal government can not utterly exempt them from attending faculties, getting ready rosters was an choice to limit the gathering at faculties.

“ The university has not made attendance of teachers on the campus mandatory and the college teachers are also attending their institutions as per the rosters,” he mentioned.

Besides teachers, docs have additionally expressed concern over the federal government resolution to pressure teachers to attend the colleges each day amid the surge in COVID-19 constructive instances.

A senior physician took to Twitter and confirmed that round 30 teachers examined constructive since final week.

“ In last one week, we came across at least 30 teachers who have contracted COVID-19 attending schools and colleges with no students. Fail to understand why risking teachers and their families, attending duties, using public transport imparting online education. STRANGE (sic),” Dr Muzaffar Maqbool, Associate Professor Internal Medicines GMC Srinagar tweeted.

Advisor to J&Okay Lieutenant Governor Rajeev Rai Bhatnagar advised Greater Kashmir that the State Disaster Management Authority (SDMA) takes evaluation of the general scenario and takes resolution on all such issues.

Talking to Media, Director School Education Kashmir Tasaduq Husaain Mir mentioned that he had put forth his opinion earlier than the Administrative division concerning the matter.

“ We had a meeting on it at the civil secretariat and I have given my viewpoint to the government,” he mentioned.

Member Secretary SDMA, Simrandeep Singh advised Media that he was not authorised to touch upon the matter.

“ I am just a member of SDMA. Whenever it is considered appropriate, SDMA order will be conveyed,” he mentioned.

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