Coronavirus: BHU to reopen on November 23 in phased manner

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BHU reopening date after coronavirus lockdown
BHU reopening date after coronavirus lockdown

Varanasi : The Banaras Hindu University (BHU) has been scheduled to reopen from November 23 onwards in a phased manner as per guidelines issued by the UGC. The university has formed core committees for the implementation and monitoring of guidelines or SOPs issued by the state.

In the first phase, the university will allow final year students of Ph.D. programs of science streams to visit their respective departments or labs for research work.

Considering the severity of the situation, the reopening of other departments will be decided in the coming days.

According to the official statement released by the BHU, each faculty will constitute a core committee for developing an SOP to be followed during the reopening of the University and for its effective implementation and monitoring. The SOPs shall be based on the Ministry of Health, Ministry of Home Affairs, and state government’s guidelines on safety measures for prevention of the spread of COVID19.