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COVID-19 (CORONAVIRUS) UPDATES

OP Jindal University is closely monitoring the circumstances and events related to COVID-19 and will provide periodic updates.

Updates

Sub: Constitution of the Task Force to address the grievances /concerns of the students related to examinations and academic activities in view of Covid-19 pandemic.

A Task Force the of the following members is hereby constituted to look in to the grievances related to examinations and academic activities in view of Covid-19 pandemic. The list of officers is given below: -

S. No. Name of the member Designation Contact no. E-mail ID
1. Mr. Anurag Vijaywargiya Registrar 9109977021 registrar@opju.ac.in
2. Dr P. S. Bokare Dean-SOE, Professor 9890404742 dean.soe@opju.ac.in
3. Dr Shesadev Nayak Associate Dean - SOM 9871000398 shesadev.nayak@opju.ac.in
4. Dr. G. C. Mishra Asst. Dean-SOS 9109977024 girish.mishra@opju.ac.in
5. Dr. S.K. Singh Asst. Dean - Students Affairs 9827478185 sanjay.singh@opju.ac.in

The Task Force will take proactive measures in a time bound manner to redress the grievances of the students and stake holders. The students may contact the above mentioned officers of the University, in case of any query.

All the students, teaching & nonteaching staff and society at large for downloading the Aarogya Setu App and help India win this fight against COVID-19. This App is developed by ministry of Electronics & IT.

Download Links:

Android: Click here

iOS: Click here

The App can also be scanned or downloaded: Click here

The App will help Government to take necessary timely steps for assessing risk of spread of COVID-19 infection.

The Hon’ble Prime Minister in his speech address to the nation today at 09:00 am has urged the citizen of the India to express solidarity in fight against COVID-19 by switching off all house lights, and light a candle, diya or put on the mobile flash light on 5th April 2020 at 9pm for 9 minutes. This should be done within the confines of our own homes or balconies and no one should assemble in the colonies, street, ground or roads etc.

In this connection we would request all the OPJU fraternity to follow the instruction of our Hon’ble Prime Minister and be partner in resolute fight against COVID-19.

Some guidelines provided by Ministry of Ayush

The coronavirus outbreak and its spread across countries is a key area of concern for all citizens. Safety and well-being of human lives are the most important factor for all stakeholders as they address this unprecedented challenge.

OPJU is deeply committed to following all necessary precautions and go an extra mile to provide a safe environment for our students, employees and other stakeholders by taking preventive measures to combat the threat of the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19), as some cases of the Virus have been reported in the country. Towards this, a coordinated and collective mode is needed, therefore all the stake holders of the University are requested to take necessary precaution and follow the advisory given below to help in prevention/reduction of the transmission of the virus.

  • Avoid large gathering on campus

  • Students/Employees returning from leave may be asked to give a self-declaration that they have not been in any impacted area. Any students/staff with travel history to any COVID-19 affected country or in contact with such person in last 28 days, should be monitored and home quarantined for 14 days.

  • Faculty should be alert towards any students with sign and symptoms i.e. fever, cough and difficulty in breathing and should immediately have the student tested.

  • Till advised by the treating doctor, the student should not join the campus.

  • Faculty, staff and students are advised about simple public health measures of hand and respiratory hygiene.

  • Hand hygiene:

    Wash hands frequently and thoroughly with soap & water or use alcohol based sanitizer, even when hands are visibly clean.

    Respiratory hygiene:

    Wash hands frequently and thoroughly with soap & water or use alcohol based sanitizer, even when hands are visibly clean.

  • In hostels, health status of students, staff and as well as ancillary staff should be monitored. In case, there are suspected case/s, the authorized local medical authority should be called for examination.

  • Anybody with sign and symptoms (cough, fever or difficulty in breathing) should call 24X7 helpline number at 011-2397846 (Ministry of health and Family Welfare) or visit public health facility with mask or mouth covered.

We’re following developments around the virus closely and making sure we do everything to support our stakeholders. We will continue to fight this issue as a community and work towards ensuring the safety and security of OPJU fraternity.

Useful Links:

Government of India Advisory: Click here

WHO Advisory: Click here