All DEOs, DPCs Asked To Complete Distribution Of Textbooks Within Next Five Days

Bhubaneswar: All district education officers and district project coordinators have been asked to positively complete the distribution of textbooks for elementary classes from school point or doorstep within the next 5 days.
While it has been decided that books will not be distributed in hotspot/containment zones of COVID-19, all protocols regarding social distancing will be maintained during the distribution in the remaining places across the State.
As per the order issued by Odisha School Education Programme Authority (OSEPA) on April 20, District Education Officers (DEOs) and District Project Coordinators (DPCs) have been asked not to distribute books in COVID-19 hotspot areas, containment zones, buffet zones or any other areas notified by the respective district authority.
Besides, teachers and Cluster Resource Centre Coordinators (CRCCs) have been asked to obtain prior permission from their respective district Collector before going out to distribute books.
As textbooks could not be distributed during the prescribed time due to closure of schools in the wake COVID-19 outbreak, OSEP has decided to distribute the books to the parents of students of Class I to VIII from school points or by visiting door-to-door. Teachers and CRCC are carrying out the distribution drive.
“During the distribution, all protocols regarding social distancing, safety and security should be followed strictly,” read the order issued by OSEPA.

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