Heat Wave: After Sambalpur, 3 more Odisha districts change school reopening date; check details
Jharsuguda/Sundargarh/Bargarh: In view of prevalent Heat Wave conditions, the District Collectors of Jharsuguda, Sundargarh and Bargarh extended today the reopening timings of all schools (both private and government) instead of the previously announced date.
After the end of the extended summer vacation, schools in Jharsuguda will reopen on June 22 and have morning classes till June 24. Further decisions in this regard will be taken considering the weather forecasts, the district Administration informed.
Similarly, schools in Sundargarh will reopen on June 23 and have morning classes till June 24. Classes will be held from 6.30 am up to 10 am during these two days and will run as usual thereafter. The timings may further be changed, taking into consideration any change in the weather condition.
Likewise, schools in Bargarh will reopen on June 23 and have morning classes till June 24. Classes will be held from 6.30 am up to 10 am during these two days and will run as usual thereafter.
However, Sambalpur Collector also ordered for reopening of schools in the district on June 22.
It is pertinent to mention, keeping in mind the prevalent Heat Wave, the State government had directed the Collectors of seven districts such as Sundargarh, Sambalpur, Jharsuguda, Bargarh, Angul, Subarnapur and Bolangir to extend school reopening dates if required.
All schools in other districts are to reopen on June 21 as per the earlier announcement.