In Frames: Colleges Resume Classwork After COVID-19 Lockdown in Kashmir

In Frames: Colleges Resume Classwork After COVID-19 Lockdown in Kashmir
File photo. Image for representational purpose only: Mubashir Khan/ GK
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After remaining shut for almost the entire academic session last year, degree colleges in Kashmir reopened on Monday amid partial attendance of students and strict COVID-19 SOPs put in place by the government.

The institutions operated for barely two weeks in the 2020 academic session.

With the pandemic relatively calming down, the education department on January 28, announced the reopening of institutions in a phased manner. Photo: Aman Farooq/ GK
Meanwhile, students were excited to join the offline mode of education after a hiatus of a year altogether. Photo: Aman Farooq/ GK
College authorities made sure the whole infrastructure is sanitized before resuming the classes. Photo: Mubashir Khan/ GK
The colleges reopened in the valley this morning amid a staggered attendance at many institutions already announced by the authorities. Photo: Aman Farooq/ GK
"Online classes were not productive enough to fully comprehend the subjects, we are happy to see each other and learn in-person," said one Maleeha enrolled at Women's College Srinagar. Photo: Khan Mudasir/ GK
Expressing their joy of seeing the institution filled with students again, teachers said "Only the staff used to report at colleges but now arrival of students is flourishing the institution again." Photo: Khan Mudasir/ GK
Even though the students were excited to rejoin their colleges and meet their friends again, both authorities and students in coordination followed the COVID SOPs efficiently. Photo: Mubashir Khan/ GK
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