Unvaccinated teachers, staffers of Delhi government school to be treated as on leave: DOE

Teachers and non-teaching staffers of Delhi government schools, who are non- vaccinated will not be allowed to attend school from October 15 and they will be considered as being on leave, the Directorate of Education (DoE) said on Wednesday.

According to Udit Raj, Director (DoE).”We all are aware that the country is threatened with the COVID-19 pandemic, it is necessary to take all effective measures to prevent the spread of the same. The schools under DoE have been reopened in a phased manner, so it is the prime concern of the Delhi government that the environment of the schools remain safe with the appropriate implementation of SoPs and measures,”

“All such teachers and school staff who have not got themselves vaccinated by October 15 should not be allowed to attend the school and their absence would be treated as on leave,” he added.

The DoE has directed all the teachers, school staffers and school principals of all the districts should be vaccinated by October 15.