Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions

All Guidelines being followed by Lal Bahadur Shashtri National Academy of Administration to handle Spread of COVID 19

Posted On: 21 NOV 2020 5:43PM by PIB Delhi

57 Officer Trainees have tested Covid positive at the Lal Bahadur Shashtri National Academy of Administration, since 20/11/2020. A total of 428 Officer Trainees are on campus for the 95th Foundation Course which is conducted for new entrants to the Civil Services.

The Academy is taking every measure to break the chain of Covid-19 spread in consonance with the guidelines of the Ministry of Home Affairs and the District Administration,Dehradun. All Officer Trainees, who have tested positive, have been quarantined in a dedicated Covid Care Centre. Since 20.11.2020, the Academy has conducted more than162 RT-PCRtests in coordination with District Authorities.

The Academy has decided to conduct all activities, including training, online till the midnight of 03.12.2020. The protocols relating to social distancing, frequent hand wash and wearing of mask are being strictly followed by the Officer Trainees and staff members.

Food and other necessities are being delivered to the Officer Trainees in their hostels by staff who are equipped adequately in protective gear.

 

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