The Karnataka Government Deputy Chief Minister C N Ashwath Narayan said that the state government has not yet decided about reopening of colleges. But the main focus is to vaccinate the students who are above 18 years old against the Corona virus.
Earlier, it was mentioned that 65 % of the students in aided and non-aided institutions are vaccinated along with 85% of staffs.
As per the plan it is requested to take at least one dose of vaccine so as to attend offline classes. The primary focus is on medical students who cannot attend online classes and requires offline sessions. The government is planning to open colleges and Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa is expected to make an announcement about reopening of colleges on 19th July in Karnataka.
Due to this decision there will be speedy vaccination drive among the students. Already the students are losing a huge portion of their academic year along with practical classes and with other activities and also, the students have summoned a huge amount as fee. Now the Government has decided to make vaccination compulsory to those students who are willing to attend offline classes.