IIT-G revokes pandemic-related curbs, resumes physical classes
The institute decided to call back all the students to the campus in a phased manner from March
Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati (IIT-G) has revoked all restrictions imposed due to the COVID pandemic and resumed physical classes for students.
The institute decided to call back all the students to the campus in a phased manner from March.
"Presently, the student and research scholar strength on campus is close to 7000. There are no COVID cases on campus, yet all necessary precautions prescribed by the government are in place to be followed," an official statement said.
After the opening of the institute in a phased manner, physical classes, laboratories, and extracurricular activities have been completely resumed and have been running at full capacity.
The research activities are at pace and laboratories are working to their full strength.
Expressing his satisfaction over the resumption of the institute's activities, Prof. T. G. Sitharam, director, IIT Guwahati said, "I welcome this return to the hustle and bustle of students on our campus after two years of online learning. It is so refreshing to have the students back on campus and we are geared up to come back to the classroom with high-quality teaching and learning experience."
Expressing his satisfaction over the resumption of the institute's activities, Prof. T. G. Sitharam, director, IIT Guwahati said, "I welcome this return to the hustle and bustle of students on our campus after two years of online learning.Along with academic activities, cultural and sports activities have also resumed in full swing on the campus.
The 26th edition of Alcheringa, the annual cultural fest of IIT Guwahati, was organized last month with large-scale participation. Eminent artists from different parts of the country performed in the ceremony.
The 28th CRSI National Symposium in Chemistry was conducted from March 25, 2022 under the auspices of the Chemical Research Society of India.
A 100-day yoga festival was inaugurated on campus on March 28, 2022.
"It is exciting for us to be on the campus! We were missing all the physical lessons and meeting our classmates/batchmates during the last two years. We are charged up to learn in this campus environment," a group of students said.
Faculty members also are hugely enthusiastic to welcome all the students to the campus and resume teaching in the classrooms and laboratories.
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