7-day vacation for IITs in Kashmir due to snowfall

Last Updated: Monday, January 16, 2012 - 18:43

Jammu: Jammu and Kashmir government on Monday
ordered a week-long vacation for Industrial Training
Institutes (ITIs) in Kashmir Valley and winter zone of Jammu
region due to extreme cold conditions created by heavy
snowfall.

"In view of the severe climatic conditions, the ITIs of
Kashmir division and ITIs falling in the winter zone of Jammu
division shall remain closed for one week from 17 of January",
Deputy Director Technical Education, J&K government said in
an order issue today.

Kashmir remained cut off from the rest of the country for
the second day today as snowfall blocked the vital
Srinagar-Jammu National Highway.
The snowfall, which began on Saturday night, continued
overnight in most parts of the Valley including Srinagar,
crippling normal life as most of the people preferred to
remain indoors.

PTI



First Published: Monday, January 16, 2012 - 18:43

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