Bhubaneswar: Realising the gravity of the heat wave condition across the state, the Odisha government today directed schools across the state to conduct morning classes from April 2.
The School and Mass Education department today issued a letter directing all government-run and private-run schools in the state to reschedule timing of all classes between 6.30 am to 10.30 am from April 2.
“Timing of all classes is rescheduled between 6.30 am to 10.30 am in all schools of the state including public schools and privately managed schools from April 2, 2018,” the letter said.
Mid-day meals (MDM) will be served at 10.00 am and in no case the school shall remain open after 11.00 am, the letter warned.
The letter further suggested schools to complete assessment exercise/examination by March 31.