Hostels functioning under the School and Mass Education Department, ST&SC Development, Minorities and Backward Classes Welfare Department and Social Security and Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities Department will reopen. Private school also can reopen their hostels amid strict execution of Covid19 safety protocols.
A letter sent to Council of Higher Secondary Education and Board of Secondary Education, also mentioned about guidelines.
Appropriate distance will be maintained among students and the common area in the hostel like mess and toilet is maintained and sanitized properly at regular interval. Sufficient quantity of soap or hand sanitiser must be made available for the residents. Prior permission of parents needs to be obtained by the students before moving to the hostel.
The residents must not be allowed to congregate at a given place inside the hostel and the hostel authorities must be vigilant to that effect.
Each hostel should have an isolation room. Health check-ups should be conducted at regular intervals.