Odisha extends summer vacation in schools till June 23

Last Updated: Monday, June 16, 2014 - 15:05

Bhubaneswar: With heat-wave conditions still prevailing in Odisha, the state government today announced extension of summer vacations in all educational institutions till next week.

"Keeping the prevailing heat-wave conditions in the state in view, it has been decided in principle to extend the duration of the ongoing summer vacation in all government and non-government schools, colleges and technical institutes by till June 23," Special Relief Commissioner P K Mohapatra said in a release.

The step was taken on basis of the forecast of the meteorological department, he said.

The schools and colleges were scheduled to reopen today after summer break.

First Published: Monday, June 16, 2014 - 15:05
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