SRINAGAR: The winter vacation in schools in Kashmir and winter zones of Jammu has been extended till March 2.
An order issued by Secretary School Education Department, Ajeet Kumar Sahu said the extension had been made in view of the extreme inclement weather conditions in the valley.
The class work at schools, it said, shall resume on March 5 as there are gazetted holidays on March 3 and 4.
“However the teaching faculty and other staff of government schools shall report to duties on February 25,” the order read.
The DSEK had on Monday recommended to the secretary to extend the vacation.