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Govt orders teaching, non-teaching staff to work from home

Srinagar: The government on Tuesday said that teaching and non-teaching staff was not required for any educational establishment in Jammu and Kashmir.

“In view of the prevailing COVID situation in J&K, all Schools, Colleges, Technical education and Skill development institutes shall not require in person attendance of any member of the staff. The teaching staff shall conduct online classes only from their homes,” government said in a tweet.

The universities shall be permitted to seek in person attendance of minimal staff only for research/lab work, it said.

“However, such staff of educational institutions as are needed by the concerned District Disaster Management Authorities for official duties shall not be exempted from duties on account of this Order.”