Srinagar- Following the proposal of winter vacations, the School Education Department has decided to announce the closure of schools in a phased manner in Kashmir and winter zones of Jammu division from December-05 to 19.
Top officials in the administration said that it has found it appropriate to announce the closure of schools for winter vacations in a phased manner from December-05, reported news agency KNO.
“For primary level classes upto 5th standard, the vacations will be announced from December-05,” the official said.
It also said, “For 6th to 8th standard, the closure of schools for winter vacations will be announced and applicable from December-12.”
The official further said that in case of secondary and senior secondary level students, vacation will be announced from December-19.
Pertinently, a day before, Directorate of School Education Kashmir (DSEK) had proposed the government to announce the winter vacations in a phased manner between December-01 to 10.
Be Part of Quality Journalism
Quality journalism takes a lot of time, money and hard work to produce and despite all the hardships we still do it. Our reporters and editors are working overtime in Kashmir and beyond to cover what you care about, break big stories, and expose injustices that can change lives. Today more people are reading Kashmir Observer than ever, but only a handful are paying while advertising revenues are falling fast.