Bhubaneswar, March 23 (LocalWire): The School and Mass Education department on Saturday directed all schools, including private ones, to begin morning classes from April 2.
The department has directed the schools to reschedule the timing of all the classes between 6.30 am and 10.30 am as a precautionary measure for tackling possible heat wave conditions.
As per a notification issued by the department today summer vacation will start from May 6.
“The mid day meal will be served at 10 am and in no case the school will remain open beyond 11 am. All school assessment exercise/examination may be completed by March 30.
Provision of drinking water and first aid must be made available at examination centres. Academic session 2019-20 will start from April 3 and April 2 will be observed as Pravesh Utsav,” said the notification.