Bhubaneswar, Feb 26: Keeping in view heat wave conditions, the Odisha Government on Friday rescheduled the school timings for students of Classes IX, X, XI, and XII.
While Classes IX and XI will run for two hours from 7 AM to 9 AM, Classes X and XII will be held for three hours from 9 AM to 1 PM. The rescheduling of classes will be enforceable from March 1, 2021.
The School and Mass Education Department has written to all District Education Officers (DEOs), asking them to ensure availability of pure drinking water and ORS pouches in all schools. They have also been asked to see that tube wells get repaired before time.