Schools in Valley to re-open on Feb 26: Dir Edu


Srinagar: The education department on Wednesday said that the schools which remained closed for almost three months period for winter break shall reopen on Feb 26 and Mar 05.

Director School Education Kashmir, Dr G N Itoo said that all the teaching staff of Primary, Middle, High and Higher Secondary Schools shall report to their respective schools from February 23 and begin the preparations for the commencement of the new session.

“The formal classes for the students shall start from 26th February for High and Higher Secondary Schools and 5th March for Primary and Middle Schools,” he said.

Meanwhile, DSEK said that 26th February and 5th March shall be celebrated as “Welcome Day” for students and no academic activity shall be carried out on this day in the schools. He expressed his best wishes for the students.

He directed all the Heads and staff of the Institutions to greet the students with love and affection and share the experience of the activities carried out during winter vacations.

Dir Education expressed these views during a function conducted for interaction with the Master Trainer MDM Cooks, from many schools of different Districts of Kashmir Division in the Conference Hall of Directorate of School Education Kashmir.

“These MDM cooks are to be specially trained in Institute of Hotel Management, Rajbagh during a 10 days training programme,” the statement said, adding that the training programme will be inaugurated tomorrow.

Cooks in the training programme will get acquainted with all the aspects of cooking and other related activities in the kitchens of the schools, officials said.


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