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Kolkata: Colleges and universities across the city have tied up with medical facilities to treat emergency cases once campuses reopen on Tuesday.
Institutes that already have some medical facilities on the campus have ramped them up and tied up with the nearest hospitals or nursing homes so that emergency cases can be dealt with properly.
They have also made arrangements to thermal scan temperature of teachers and students, facilities to wash hands properly before entering the classes and disinfect the campus.
The government in an advisory last month listed several measures that authorities must undertake for the safety of students, teachers and other staff and arrangements they must make to maintain social distancing.
Jadavpur University which already has a health centre on the campus has tied up with a private hospital in the vicinity. An ambulance will be available to handle any emergency. “The health centre has a full-time medical superintendent and many specialists visit every week. We have set up an isolation room where anybody showing symptoms can be kept and attended. We have also tied up with a hospital in Jadavpur,” said an official of the university.
Scottish Church college has made arrangements to scan the temperature of everybody entering the campus and facilities have been made for washing hands. It has tied up with a private medical facility in north Kolkata. “We Safety of students and staff is our priority,” said principal Madhumanjari Mandal.
St Xavier’s College has also augmented its health facilities and made arrangements for scanning of temperature and disinfecting the campus.
Seth Anandram Jaipuria College has tied up with RG Kar Hospital. “We have requested the authorities to conduct medical camps on the campus at least once a week, so a thorough check-up can be done,” said principal Asok Mukhopadhyay. At Maulana Azad College, teachers have been counselling the students about the dos and don’ts for the past one week during online classes. “We have also set up isolation facility and tied up with a medical facility,” said Subhasis Dutta, principal.