Punjab extends winter vacations in schools till January 14
Mohali, January 6: Amid severe cold wave conditions, Punjab Education Minister Harjot Singh on Friday announced the extension of winter vacations in schools.
All government, aided, recognised and private schools of Punjab would remain closed for classes 1 to 7 till January 14. However, all students from classes VIII to XII and teachers of primary and secondary departments will be present in schools. The opening hours of all schools will be from 10 am to 3 pm.
Earlier, the Punjab Government had extended winter vacations in all government, private and government-aided schools till January 8. However, with no relief in sight from bone-chilling cold, the authorities on Friday extended the winter break in all schools.
Earlier on Thursday, the Chandigarh Administration extended winter vacations of government, government aided and private schools of Chandigarh amid harsh winters.
For classes up to 8, winter holidays have been extended till January 14 while from classes 9 to 12, the break has been extended till January 9.
- PTC NEWS