Bengaluru, Jan 08: After a gap of nine months since the coronavirus-induced lockdown, regular classes for first and second-year college students in Karnataka would resume after Sankranti on January 14.
Announcing this on Friday, Deputy Chief Minister Dr C N Ashwath Narayan, who holds the higher education portfolio, asked the Vice Chancellors of government and private universities, senior officials of several departments, including that of higher education, to suggest a date for resumption of the classes.
The Vice Chancellors attended a meeting with the Deputy Chief Minister and all of them were unanimous that the government should start the offline classes.
Narayan asked them to suggest a date and based on their submission, the date to start classes would be announced. This…