As corona cases continue to rise in Delhi, Delhi University’s Mansarowar hostel has asked students to vacate the hostel within one week. With the ease in lockdown restrictions all educational institutions are advising students to return to their hometown for their own safety.
The Provost of Mansarowar hostel, in a circular, said: “This is to inform the residents of Mansarowar hostel that they have to vacate the hostel premises and return back to their native place (within one week) in view of COVID-19 outbreak. All residents are strongly advised to return to their homes and take precautions as per guidelines issued by the Government of India. ”
Jawaharlal Nehru University had also instructed its students to vacate the hostel after a pharmacist at the university’s health center got diagnosed with COVID-19.
HRD Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ had said “the government is planning to open all educational institutions across the country by August 15. For now, as per the Ministry of Home Affairs’ guidelines, only examinations are allowed to be conducted in schools and universities . ”