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Haryana govt changes school timings from Wednesday amid heatwave

Amid hot weather conditions prevailing in the state for the past several days, the Haryana government has decided to change timings of all schools with effect from Wednesday.

Haryana | Heatwave in India | Schools

Press Trust of India  |  Chandigarh 


Amid hot weather conditions prevailing in the state for the past several days, the government has decided to change timings of all with effect from Wednesday.

Due to intense heatwave prevalent throughout the state, it has been decided that the timings of all schools--government and private--will be from 7 am to 12 pm for Classes 1 to 12 with effect from May 4, said the order issued by the Directorate of School Education on Monday.

There had been a demand from parents that in view of the scorching heat, the school timings be revised from 8 am to 2.30 pm to 7 am to 12 pm.

For the past several days, maximum temperatures at most places in have hovered in the range of 41-45 degrees Celsius.

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First Published: Mon, May 02 2022. 21:02 IST