SRINAGAR — The Lieutenant Governor (LG), Manoj Sinha, on Wednesday said that the authorities were mulling to re-open all colleges and universities in Kashmir after vaccinating students above 18 years of age.
Talking to reporters on the sidelines of a function at SKICC, LG Sinha said that the government was fully aware of the demands of parents about re-opening of schools in Kashmir.
“We are planning to open inter-colleges, colleges and universities this month only, after vaccinating all the students above 18 years of age,” he said.
He added that after colleges and universities, the government will deliberate on re-opening of primary and secondary schools too.
About the security situation in Kashmir, LG Sinha claimed that the situation on the security front has improved a lot but challenges may remain. “Government and the security forces are capable of facing all challenges,” he said.