CAMPUS RESTORATION PLAN

Pearl Academy plans to restore its campuses and classroom learning when the Govt. of India lifts lockdown on educational institutions, by implementing the below measures:

Step 1: Campus Infrastructure Restoration
(CIR)

Facility Readiness
  • Ensure readiness of HVAC, ESS, STP, Fire Systems, Water works, UPS and Lifts.
  • Basic cleaning of Hostels, cafe, huddle spaces, common areas, Classrooms & Labs, meeting rooms & washrooms.
Deep Cleaning
  • Deep cleaning offices/ classrooms/ labs / meeting rooms & hostels.
  • Utility checks: Water storage tanks, roof top water tank & watercoolers cleaning, restart STPs.
Sanitization/ Disinfection with UV
  • Labs/ ESS/ Panels & pumps (UV)
  • Computers/ Laptops & IT eqpt (UV)
  • Washrooms / pantries / kitchens (Sanitizers + UV)
  • Hostels, MI Room
Fogging
  • All outside areas, entrances, basements & boundary walls

Step 2: Campus Come back Plan: Managing Psychological
Shift

Campus Access Protocol
  • Thermal Screening of students, faculty/staff, outsourced staff & visitors.
  • On-line submission of self-declaration forms one day prior.
  • All passengers will dismount except drivers for thermal screening

Step 3: Health & Emotional Safety Management

Social Distancing
  • Re-arrangement of seating in classrooms, offices, hostels, labs & café.
  • Maintain 6 ft. seating in offices and meeting rooms.
  • Masks to be worn by all.
  • PPE’s for workers & medical staff.
  • Isolation rooms at campus & hostels.
  • Initiate telemedicine concept.
  • Specialist e-consultation & lab tie-up.
  • Provision of medicine on demand.
  • Clear process on dealing with all COVID cases (day scholars & hostellers)
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SAFETY GUIDELINES

Implementing sanitization and dis-infection procedures:

  • No Bio-metric (finger touch) swiping for attendance
  • Use of touchless technology
  • No water through water coolers. All students & staff to bring their own water. Only packaged water available on sale at campus
  • Cleaning of all water tanks and testing the water quality (at outlet) for bacteriological contaminants & monitoring
  • Lift & elevators protocols
  • Entire office premises to have at least one round of pesticide control activity before resuming the office
  • Appropriate PPE like Face covers, Masks, Goggles, Gloves, Coats, Shoes & appropriate disinfecting gadgets for medical staff & security / HK teams
  • Display board regarding the procedure of disinfection shall be displayed at entrances / prominent places.
  • The chemical having quaternary ammonium, sodium hypochlorite or hydrogen peroxide as active ingredient should be used for area disinfection. A consent from all parents for all students before they join college will be mandatory.
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HOSTEL MANAGEMENT

COVID PRECAUTIONS AND ACTION PLAN

Before students return
  • Deep cleaning and sanitization of complete hostel premises particularly doors, surfaces etc.
  • Sanitizer at the entrance & at all floors.
  • Hostel Management is taking additional efforts to maintain sanitization at all common areas for all students.
Staff protocols
  • All Housekeeping staff will be reporting to the central office daily where body temperature will be checked & noted, new disposable mask & gloves will be given daily. They will be asked to sanitize their hands before entering the premises.
  • In addition, each will fill a self-declaration form regarding their medical background, area where they are travelling from and if they have had contact with any COVID-19 patient. This form will be filled daily.
  • Any staff not feeling well or have marked yes to any questions about travel and medical history, they will be asked to go home.
Student protocols once they return
  • A more detailed self-declaration form will be sent to the students before they return to the hostel to check travel and medical history.
  • Students will be told to use the sanitizer provided & wear masks at all times.
  • During physical attendance at night, wardens will also check on students' health and if anybody is reporting any symptoms.
Protocol in case a student is found unwell
  • If a student reports fever or any other symptoms during daily check, they will be asked to remain quarantined in their room. The room-mate, if not showing symptoms, will be asked to shift to another empty room. College will be informed asap.
  • Housekeeping staff will make sure necessary items are provided within the room in the morning itself. Food will be delivered to the doorstep.
  • If fever continues for 3 days, she will be escorted by hostel staff to the nearest accredited hospital for a check-up and test. Depending on medical advice, further steps will be taken.
  • If a student is found to be tested positive COVID19, hostel would ask parents to quarantine the student in the hospital or another location to avoid further spread to students. The student’s room will be thoroughly sanitized and the roommates will be asked to take extra precautions & monitored closely for symptoms.
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