Ensure 100% vaccination in schools: CS Somesh Kumar

Hyderabad, Sept.3 (Maxim News): As per the directions of the Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao, Chief Secretary Somesh Kumar held a teleconference today with District Collectors, Additional Collectors, DMHOs and DPOs today to review on opening of schools.

Chief Secretary has reviewed the details of students attendance and vaccination of teachers. Chief Secretary instructed the collectors and district officials to ensure 100% vaccination of the teaching and non teaching of the governments schools and private schools. Collectors and district officials also to ensure vaccination of the schools bus drivers, mid day meal staff, cleaning staff and others (adults) who are associated with the schools.

Chief Secretary instructed that every school to place a banner stating all the teaching and non teaching staff are completely vaccinated and school is following Covid appropriate behavior. Chief Secretary instructed Collectors to ensure all schools to follow the Covid appropriate behavior and proper hygiene measures to be followed by schools. Cleaning of the schools to take place daily. Chief Secretary instructed that if any student/teacher/school worker found with any of the Covid symptoms, the person to be taken to nearest hospitals/PHC immediately and to get Covid testing. In case any school is found with Covid positive cases, proper isolation measures to be taken up.

Strict and proper precautions to be taken during the midday meal programme. RBSK vehicles to be used for vaccinating the leftover teaching staff/adults who are associated with the schools, he added.

Special Chief Secretary MAUD Arvind Kumar, Secretary Education Sandeep Kumar Sultania, Secretary Health Rizvi, Commissioner GHMC Lokesh Kumar, Commissioner PR&RD Raghunandan Rao, Secretary Intermediate Board Omar Jaleel, CDMA Sathyanarayana, Director School Education Devasena, Director Public Health Srinivas Rao, and other officials attended. (Maxim News)

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