Govt announces winter vacations for schools

Govt announces winter vacations for schools
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Upto class 8 vacations from Dec 6, from Dec 17 for class 9 onwards

Srinagar: The state government Thursday announced winter vacation for schools in Kashmir division and winter zones of Jammu division.
An order issued by Secretary School Education Department, Ajeet Kumar Sahu, said that winter vacation for students upto class 8 would start from December 6 till February 23 next year. December 4 will be the last working day for these classes in government schools.
For class 9 onwards, December 15 will be the last working day and winter vacation will start from December 17 till February 23 next year.
The order said that officials associated with conduct of practical examinations shall avail the vacation period “only after conclusion of practical examinations”
The officials required to undergo training as per schedule notified by the CEOs “shall compulsorily attend the training programme”.
The teaching faculty has been asked to report to duties on February 22-a day before the vacation culminates- to supervise the arrangements for reopening of schools.