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Corona Virus

You can be infected by breathing in the virus if you are within close proximity of someone who has COVID-19, or by touching a contaminated surface and then your eyes, nose or mouth.


Quarantine Leave for Primary School Teachers in West Bengal

February 21, 2022

Inclusion of other infectious diseases including COVID-19 under the provision of the West Bengal Primary Education (Leave of Teachers of Primary Schools) Rules, 1999 pertaining to Quarantine Leave was under active consideration.

Suspension of Classes to Combat Corona Virus (COVID-19)

February 20, 2022

All Government, Government Aided and Government Sponsored educational institutions including training institutions will remain closed until further order in public interest.

Constitution of State Disaster Mitigation Fund (SDMF)

January 10, 2022

State Disaster Mitigation Fund (SDMF) consists of 20 percent of the State Disaster Risk Management Fund (SDRMF). The balance 80 percent will go to the State Disaster Response Fund (SDRF).

Submission of Bills in Treasuries during Resurgence of Pandemic COVID-19

January 10, 2022

Only those e-Bills and Advices, having Bill/ Memo Date on or after 10.01.2022, shall be received through the system in online mode, without physical copies, by the Treasuries/ Pay & Accounts Offices.

Quarantine Leave for Non-Teaching Employee of State-aided Universities

February 21, 2022

Quarantine Leave due to infectious disease in the family or household of a regular and whole-time Non-teaching employee of State aided Universities in the State of West Bengal.

Quarantine Leave for Whole Time Teachers of State-aided Universities

February 21, 2022

Quarantine Leave due to infectious disease in the family or household of a regular and whole-time Teacher of State aided Universities in the State of West Bengal.

Additional Restrictions during Lockdown upto 15.01.2022

May 5, 2022

All government offices including public undertakings shall function with 50% of employees at a time. Work from home shall be encouraged as far as possible.

Lockdown in West Bengal Extended (due to Omicron) upto 15.01.2022

February 22, 2022

Restrictions relating to movement of people and vehicles between 11 PM to 5 AM shall continue to be in force but shall be relaxed for Christmas and New Year celebrations during 24th December 2021 to 1st January 2022.

Lockdown in West Bengal due to Coronavirus variant “Omicron”

February 22, 2022

After a review of the current situation of COVID pandemic and the concerns due to newly detected coronavirus variant “omicron”, the existing restrictions and protocols will be continued.

Opening of Schools at Secondary/ Higher Secondary Level, 2021

November 25, 2021

Academic classes for IX to XII may be held from 10-50 a.m. to 4-30 p.m. from Monday to Friday in all districts except in the hill sub-divisions of Darjeeling and Kalimpong district.