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.
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.”
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.”