Chandigarh

PU to re-open in phased manner

The Fact News Service
Chandigarh, September 9

The Panjab University, in its first step of opening for the students in the phased manner, has decided to first allow Post Graduate Students in the final year of the Department of Physics, Chemistry, University Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Dental College.

Prof. S.K. Tomar, Dean Student Welfare, PU informed that keeping in mind the limited accommodation in the hostel (single accommodation rule due to corona), PU has allowed limited students to stay in the hostels w.e.f. 13.9.2021 with the following conditions:

a. Consent from parents mentioning that their ward will follow all the SOPs/directions issued by the Government of India and University from time to time.

b. To submit an undertaking through the Chairperson of the Department that if the situation demands, they will vacate the hostel and leave the University accommodation.

c. Students must have either received both doses of vaccines or at least one dose of vaccine with a negative COVID-19 RT PCR test report not older than 72 hours of reporting in the hostel for accommodation.

d. While recommending the application for hostel seekers, take care that for the time being single accommodation will be provided and as and when the situation will be normal, rooms will be allotted as per previous practice on merit basis.

He further added that in view of the government’s direction, single room accommodation will be provided to the students. Therefore, it may not be possible to provide hostel accommodation to all hostel seekers.

Also, facilities of shops (barber/beauty parlour, tailor, tuck-shops, washer man/washer woman etc.) will not be provided till further orders.

It was further clarified that the entry of Guests/visitors will not be allowed till further orders. The other Departments of University will be opened in the coming days after reviewing the situation.

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