Telangana Governor Tamilisai Soundararajan today said that she supported the demand of the state's students - that of being allowed to revert to offline classes after taking the Covid-19 vaccines.
Answering a host of queries during her live interaction with the students of the universities and colleges on Twitter, the Governor was seen extending her support to a student's suggestion that students be vaccinated in order to enable them to attend physical classes and take examinations offline.
"Students should definitely be vaccinated. I am happy to see your awareness and insight. The matter of starting physical classes will be decided after assessing the pandemic condition," she told one student.
Most students were asking for the early conduct of examinations for their promotion to the next semesters so as to not lag behind the schedule.
Many MBBS students of Kaloji Narayana Rao University of Health Sciences, Warangal, were requesting the early conduct of examinations for the second and third-year students. They pointed out that they were lagging behind by five months already.
Soundararajan, who is also the Chancellor of the state universities, assured them that she would take up the issue with the Vice-Chancellor of the KNRUHS.
Some medical students were also requesting the postponement of entrance examinations being conducted by the AIIMS while some others were asking for the early conduct of the NEET. Some physiotherapy students requested that the final examinations be done away with, in the midst of the pandemic.
One of the participants urged the Governor to look into the problems plaguing Osmania University. At this, the Governor assured the student that she would discuss the matter with those concerned.
All in all, the live interaction drew enthusiastic participants from all over the state.
The governor said that the interaction was aimed at understanding the issues being faced by them and to give them a "morale booster". She also said that the issues that had emerged in her discussions with them would be taken up with the appropriate authorities.