Directorate of School Education notifies heads of institutions and teachers

Kohima, March 23 (NE): The Principal Director of School Education, GoN, Shri Shanavas C, IAS through a notification on March 23, 2020, stated that all teachers of schools (both Govt. and private) should be in their respective places of work and shall be engaged in awareness creating activities on Covid-19, such as spreading importance of social distancing, frequent hand wash, avoiding stepping out of home unnecessarily, etc,. in their respective localities.

The notification draws the attention of Head of Institutions of both Govt. and Private schools functioning in the State of Nagaland to the Govt. Notification dated March 17, 2020, wherein guidelines to be observed by School Heads & Teachers were issued in the interest of the student’s community, it added.

Teachers are expected to act as agents of saviours at these hours of crisis and the guideline No.3 issued vide the above stated Notification is hereby reiterated for strict compliance by all concerned.

Further, Head of Institutions and Teachers were directed to extend all possible cooperation to competent authorities from the Department of Health & Family Welfare as and when asked for in this regard, it stated.