Odisha : "All colleges, universities, Technical Educational Institutions (other than Medical Colleges, Nursing Colleges, and Institutions under the control of the Health and Family Welfare Department) under the supervision of the Government of Odisha shall remain closed with effect from January 10, 2022," according to an official order issued by Special Relief Commissioner.
"All suitable measures shall be taken by the authorities of colleges, universities, and technical educational institutions to conduct classes through online or other alternative learning modes," the order stated.
"With effect from January 10, 2022, all hostels in such academic institutions will be closed. In the interest of their personal health, students should avoid staying in the hostel. Scholars, researchers, and students who wish to stay in hostels for research, project work, or other academic activities may be allowed to do so if they provide an undertaking to the competent authorities of the involved institutions "It was also stated.
"Teaching and non-teaching employees of colleges, universities, and technical educational institutions shall work in accordance with the prevailing guidelines for government servants and perform duties such as taking online classes, academic, semi-academic, and administrative functions as assigned by the authorities," the government stated.