Sambalpur: Veer Surendra Sai University of Technology (VSSUT) at Burla will remain closed till July 11 due to the COVID-19 outbreak.
“In pursuance of the COVID-19 rule, the university will remain closed till July 11 for evolved COVID contamination situation. Further, all (employees) are instructed to remain at the headquarters, failing which disciplinary proceedings as per OCS (CC&A) Rules 1962, as well as a penalty, will be imposed,” a VSSUT notification said.
The notification instructed the employees who are outside the headquarters at present to report to the Registrar about their arrival and stay in self-quarantine for a period of 14 days.
Notably, the decision to close the university was taken after the husband of a professor succumbed to COVID-19 last month.