Chief Secretary Shri S. C. Gupta chaired the State Task Force meeting

Gangtok, Aug 31 (IPR): Chief SecreEducation Departmenttary Shri S. C. Gupta chaired the State Task Force Meeting today to discuss the future course of action in view of the new guidelines for Unlock 4 issued by the Government of India.
The Task Force discussed in detail about issues such as the guidelines for the phased opening of educational institutions, movement of vehicles on an odd-even stipulation, a period of quarantine, and the feasibility of Rapid Antigen Testing.
It was decided that the Health Department will prepare a detailed SOP on inter-state movement, testing and the period of quarantine for various category of people entering the State.
It was informed in the meeting that the Education Department will issue a revised Circular regarding the attendance of teaching and non-teaching staff in consonance with the latest guidelines issued by the Government of India.
The meeting was attended by Principal Secretaries, Secretaries, DGP, and other senior officers of the State Government.