Will re-open colleges, universities this month after vaccinating all students’ above 18-years: J&K LG Manoj Sinha

Will re-open colleges, universities this month after vaccinating all students’ above 18-years: J&K LG Manoj Sinha

*Says decision on re-opening schools to follow; security situation has improved a lot, challenges will remain, Govt will face them bravely; 11000 SHGs to come up this year for women*

Srinagar, Sep 01 (KNO): Jammu and Kashmir’s Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha Wednesday said that the administration led by him was 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 on the banks of famous Dal Lake here, 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,” LG Sinah said as per news agency—Kashmir News Observer (KNO). The LG said that after colleges and universities, government will deliberate on re-opening of primary and secondary schools too.

About the security situation in Kashmir, the LG Sinha said that the situation on the security front has improved a lot and that the challenges may remain. “Government and the security forces are capable of facing all challenges,” he said.

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He also said that this year 11000 Self Help Groups will come up for women so that they earn their livelihood without remaining depending on others—(KNO)

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