The Dhaka University (DU) authorities are going to reopen its dormitories partially for residential master’s examinees in the first week of March.
The decision came from the provost committee meeting held on Tuesday with Vice- Chancellor Dr Akhtaruzzamanin in the chair, Dr Nizamul Hoque Bhuiyan, provost of Hazi Muhammad Mohsin Hall confirmed.
Gradually, the university will take decisions to allow final year students and others in the dorms considering overall pandemic situation, added Nizamul, also General Secretary of Dhaka University Teachers Association (DUTA).
The university has been preparing the roadmap to reopen halls maintaining health guidelines considering the pandemic situation.
Besides, cleanliness campaign is going on in full swing in the dormitories for few days.
DU Pro-VC (Academic) Dr Maksud Kamal, DU Pro-VC (Administration) Dr Mohammad Samad, provosts of different halls, dean of different faculties and teachers, among others, were present in the meeting.
Earlier, soon after the DU authority decided to hold exams, university students and teachers staged demonstrations on the campus demanding to reopen the halls before exams.
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