SRINAGAR — The Directorate of Health Services Kashmir (DHSK) on Friday said that it will vaccinate all faculty members and students of educational institutes before the resumption of physical academic activities.
In a notification issued to directors of the School and Higher Education Department, the DHSK has asked for submission of vaccination dates for all eligible students and faculty members.
The DHSK has said that the vaccination drive for teaching and non-teaching staff, and students, shall be done before the re-opening of colleges and schools.
“Before any decision is taken by the government in future regarding re-opening of educational institutions of Jammu and Kashmir, it becomes imperative to get all teaching, non-teaching staff and also eligible students fully vaccinated, so as to prevent potential resurgence of COVID-19 cases upon opening up of educational institutions,” the notification reads.
It further states that the dates for vaccination of all teaching, non-teaching staff as well as eligible students (batch-wise) may kindly be conveyed to the DHSK at the earliest so that the vaccination sites are created at the identified places.
The DHSK has requested the educational institution authorities to take action at the earliest.