Bhubaneswar: In the wake of rising temperature, the State Government today declared morning classes in schools from April 2. No schools will remain open after 11 am.
Morning classes in all schools have been rescheduled between 6:30 am and 10:30 am.
The School and Mass Education Department today wrote to all the DEOs and other education officials to this effect today.
“Timing of all classes is rescheduled between 6.30 am and 10.30 am in all schools of the State, including public schools and privately managed schools from April 1. In no case the school will remain open beyond 11 am,” reads the letter.
Mid-day meal will be served at 10 am, it added.
The Government has also asked the schools to complete all examinations by March 31 while summer vacation will start from May 4.
“Academic session, 2018-19 will start from April 3. Pravesh Utsav of the new students will be held on April 1,” it added.
Schools heads have been asked to make provision of drinking water in their respective institutes where the tube wells are not available. In summer, schools should make physical training optional for students.